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Jennifer Lopez’s ex-manager predicts she will finally marry Ben Affleck

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Jennifer Lopez is destined to settle down with Ben Affleck and used to hate her famous behind, according to her former manager.

British PR guru Rob Shuter, 48, ran the superstar between 2003 and 2005 and personally penned the Hollywood power couple’s breakup statement when they first broke up in 2004.

But he believes the couple broke up only because of Ben’s addiction demons, and now that the former Batman star seems to have finally defeated them, he predicts that Bennifer, as they are known to fans, will finally get married.

‘Now’s the right time’: Jennifer Lopez is destined to settle down with Ben Affleck after he was ‘the one who escaped’, says singer’s former manager (pictured in September)

In an exclusive conversation with MailOnline, Rob said, “Ben was the one who escaped. When they broke up, his demons were a secret.

“Since then, he’s been very honest about his struggles and confronted them. They had the right love at the wrong time. This is the right time.’

Jennifer, 52, rekindled her relationship with Ben, 49, in May of this year following her divorce from former fiancé, baseball star Alex Rodriguez, 46.

Since then, they’ve become inseparable, most recently hitting the red carpet for the first time in 15 years, leading to talk about getting engaged for the second time.

Stunner: PR guru Rob Shuter, who ran the star between 2003 and 2005, told MailOnline

Stunner: PR guru Rob Shuter, who ran the star between 2003 and 2005, told MailOnline “there was a time in Jennifer’s life when she didn’t like her big ass” (pictured in 2015)

No one knows Jennifer better than Birmingham-born Rob, who has written a book about his life as a showbiz manager in Hollywood.

The podcast host and TV host says that he and Jennifer, known to millions as J-Lo, were so close she didn’t even wear any makeup for him and he knows her deepest, darkest secrets, including her thoughts on her most famous. possess.

Rob said, “There was a time in Jennifer’s life when she didn’t like her big ass.”

The superstar has a reputation for being a diva, but Rob says she was the complete opposite. Indeed, an entire chapter of his book is devoted to kindness, a quality that his former client had in abundance.

Hope: Rob believes the couple broke up only because of Ben's addiction demons, and now that the Batman star seems to have finally defeated them, he predicts that Bennifer will finally get married (pictured in October)

Hope: Rob believes the couple broke up only because of Ben’s addiction demons, and now that the Batman star seems to have finally defeated them, he predicts that Bennifer will finally get married (pictured in October)

He explained, “I know we’ve all heard horror stories about celebrities, but I have a chapter on kindness and Jennifer Lopez. She taught me that no one is kinder to themselves than celebrities.

“The cornerstone of kindness is acceptance and Jennifer Lopez really accepts who she is, she’s comfortable in her own skin, she knows who she is, but most importantly, by working with Jennifer, she’s managed to get into that annoying voice her head we’ve all told us we’re not good enough or smart enough, that we shouldn’t be doing this, a nagging self-doubt.

“She’s turned the volume down so she can be Jennifer Lopez. She doesn’t get nervous, she gets focused.”

In addition to the Love Don’t Cost a Thing singer, he has also cared for superstars, including American singer Jessica Simpson, rockers Bon Jovi and another J-Lo lover, rapper Diddy – formerly known as Puff Daddy, P.Diddy and Puffy .

Author: Jennifer's ex-manager (pictured), who has also worked with Jessica Simpson, Bon Jovi and Diddy, has devoted a chapter in his new book The 4 Word Answer to J.Lo and her kindness

Author: Jennifer’s ex-manager (pictured), who has also worked with Jessica Simpson, Bon Jovi and Diddy, has devoted a chapter in his new book The 4 Word Answer to J.Lo and her kindness

Rob says he’s guided the hip-hop star through “every name change” and admits he learned so much about life from Diddy.

He explained: ‘Diddy, which I love, puts on a show and is so theatrical and delightful. He told me you are the most important person in your life. If people don’t like you, then leave.

“I’ve wasted so much time trying to get people to like me. If you don’t like me, my tribe is here, and people will like you – stop wasting time with people who don’t like you.

“Once you feel that you are important, you invest in yourself. I deserve to do the work and get results. No one works harder than Diddy; his success is no accident.

He would say the only currency that accepts success is effort. He gets up early and does the work.’

Self-Help: Rob's book documents his rise from a schoolboy in Birmingham to living the lives of Hollywood royalty and becoming the executive editor of OK!  magazine in the US

Self-Help: Rob’s book documents his rise from a schoolboy in Birmingham to living the lives of Hollywood royalty and becoming the executive editor of OK! magazine in the US

Rob’s book, called The 4 Word Answer, documents his rise from a schoolboy in Birmingham to living the lives of Hollywood royalty and becoming the executive editor of OK! magazine in the US, bringing in Britney Spears’ first interview after her breakdown in 2007.

He wants to be an inspiration to young people who feel they can never achieve their dreams, especially those with disabilities like himself, as he was born partially dead and with limited movement in one arm.

Rob, who is married to husband, American musician Bruce Sussman, added: ‘I was a little gay boy with a disability in Birmingham, which wasn’t easy.

‘Thirty years ago it was tough being a disabled child in Birmingham. I’ve delved into all the things that make me different and now it’s like a superpower. If I can get younger people to believe it’s getting better and you can’t pretend to be something else.”

  • Rob Shuter’s book The 4 Word Answer is now out in the UK

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