J Lo still keeps in touch with Ben Affleck ben and Jen Fri-12-Oct-12 11:05 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyJennifer Lopez still keeps in touch with her ex-fiance Ben Affleck, eight years after they split.Ben says, "We don't have the kind of relationship where she relies on me for advice, but we do have the kind of relationship where there'll be an e-mail saying, 'Oh, your movie looks great.' I remember when she got American Idol. I said: 'This was really smart. Good luck.' You May Also Like If JLo had to choose to save Ben Affleck or Diddy – Who would she save? James Franco comes to the defence of Ben Affleck Ben Affleck is the new Batman Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .