The 2023 Grammys were definitely a night to talk about, between big wins for Beyoncé and Harry Styles And Taylor Swift’s heroic moment on the red carpet. However, back to the whole Bennifer meme situation, because there’s an update on the viral moment. After Ben Affleck again became a meme for not looking happythis time while at the music industry’s equivalent of the Oscars, a seat filler who sat next to the couple during a Grammys party shared what they really looked like.
During awards shows, productions hire seat fillers to fill the seats often taken by big-name celebrities when they step out of their seats. So when the TV crew moves on to reaction shots, the theater doesn’t look empty. A seat filler, who apparently took Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s place for part of the show, continued ICT Tac to share his experience.
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The social media video was posted after the internet and media possibly insinuating that Bennifer wasn’t having a good time at Sunday’s Grammys. The TikTok user shared that Affleck didn’t look happy to be there, but the pair were otherwise “super lovey dovey” and their “hands were still intertwined.” Additionally, she shared that JLo looked at her phone during the ceremony and saw Affleck being recorded in real time. Affleck seemingly responded with “Oh my God, again” and continued to keep his expressions natural throughout the Grammys.
While the seat filler confirmed that Affleck wasn’t thrilled to be at the awards show, she also said the pair looked really cute together overnight. Maybe entertainment tonightThe overnight source, who reported that “Ben is more of a homebody” and “felt tired” during the event, was accurate. Just because they haven’t been smiling all night doesn’t mean Bennifer is suddenly on the rocks.
One moment on the show that audiences particularly noticed was when Affleck whispered something in JLo’s ear and she looked a little annoyed as she said something back to him. A lip reader was put on the case and shared that they thought Jennifer Lopez told Affleck to “look friendlier, look motivated” after he whispered something to her. People thought maybe JLo was concerned about how Affleck’s disinterest was showing on cameras. The day after the Oscars, JLo released a recap of the Grammys to Instagram, where she said, “Still the best time with my love hubby,” while showing off her glam.
While Ben Affleck looked unhappy at some of the cuts he received on Grammys night, it seems the couple are still doing well. Between the couple living glamorous lives as Hollywood stars, they are currently looking for a new home. If you missed the Grammys and want to watch it, you can now see the awards show in its entirety with a Paramount+ subscription.