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'You Have My Number': Jennifer Lopez Shuts Down Hoda Kotb When Pressed About Her Relationship With Ben Affleck — Watch

Jul. 20 2021, Published 3:06 p.m. ET

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Awkward! Jennifer Lopez shut down nosy pal Hoda Kotb when the Today host asked about her rekindled romance with beau Ben Affleck.

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“I need to have a little girl talk with my girl, just a little. You look happy,” the 56-year-old host told Lopez on Tuesday. The superstar was there to promote the re-release of the charity single “Love Make the World” with collaborator Lin-Manuel Miranda — an uplifting track first released in 2016 to honor the victims of the horrific mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

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Kotb emphasized that the 51-year-old looks “happier” now since reconnecting with Affleck, saying: “Every time I see a picture of you and Ben, I’m like ‘She looks happier! She looks happier!,’ before flat out asking her to confirm, "Are you happier?"

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The “Let’s Get Loud” songstress expertly dodged the question. "The song is out, five years since we've done it. And I believe that that message of loving one another and coming together and love, is never more relevant than it is right now," Lopez said with a smile, while Miranda is seen in the background excitedly flailing his hands.

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"Wait, it's me you're talking to, you know that," Kotb replied. "I know," the Maid in Manhattan star quipped. "You can call me. You have my number!"

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Lopez and Affleck were previously engaged for two years in the mid-2000s, and the star-crossed lovers reconnected in April after the 51-year-old singer dumped fiancé Alex Rodriguez.

As OK! previously spilled, the duo are wasting no time and diving head first back into their relationship, with a source recently revealing the pair are ready to take the next step and cohabitate.

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“Ben and Jen are spending almost every night together when they’re not working,” an insider dished, adding the duo — who originally called off their 2003 wedding — “plan on moving in together very soon.”

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Adding fuel to the fire that the rekindled lovers are planning on moving in together, OK! reported that Lopez is considering relocating from Miami to Los Angeles — where Affleck currently lives — with her kids, Max and his twin sister Emme. The former Fly Girl was even recently spotted school shopping with her son earlier this month in Santa Monica.

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Lopez shares her 13-year-old twins with ex-hubby Marc Anthony, whereas Affleck shares daughters Violet, 15, and Seraphina, 12, and son Samuel, 9, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner.

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