Entertainment Movies Gwyneth Paltrow Says She's 'Very Happy' for Ex Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez After Vegas Wedding "So romantic!!!" Gwyneth Paltrow wrote of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's surprise elopement in Las Vegas, nearly 25 years after she and the Deep Water actor first dated By Glenn Garner Glenn Garner Instagram Twitter Glenn Garner is a Writer/Reporter who works heavily with PEOPLE's Movies and TV verticals. Since graduating from Northern Arizona University with a dual major in journalism and photography, he got his professional start at OUT Magazine, The Advocate and Teen Vogue, and he's since consistently kept his finger on the pulse of the LGBTQ community. His first book The Guncle Guide was released in 2020 and was featured on Katie Couric's list of 100 recommended books of the year. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 22, 2022 09:24 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: getty; on the jlo Gwyneth Paltrow is feeling the love. The Academy Award winner, 49, expressed her happiness for ex-boyfriend Ben Affleck after his surprise Las Vegas wedding to Jennifer Lopez as she answered questions from fans Friday on her Instagram Story. When asked how she feels about the nuptials, Paltrow responded: "Love!!! So romantic!!! Very happy for them." Inside Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's Surprise Las Vegas Wedding: All the 'Beautiful' Details gwyneth paltrow/instagram She and Affleck, 49, previously dated on-and-off from 1997 to 2000, during which they starred together in Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Bounce (2000). Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Paltrow has since reflected on her relationship with Affleck, telling Howard Stern in 2015: "He's super intelligent and really, really talented and he's funny. But he wasn't in a good place in his life to have a girlfriend." Dave Allocca/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty The Goop mogul has also shown her love for Bennifer 2.0 in the past. "Okay, this is cute," she commented on a red carpet photo of the pair at the Venice Film Festival in September. Affleck and Lopez, 52, tied the knot at A Little White Wedding Chapel during intimate midnight nuptials Saturday night. "The Las Vegas ceremony was perfect. They both loved it. It was private and low-key," an insider told PEOPLE. "That's all they asked for." RELATED VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Stroll in Paris after Las Vegas Wedding The newlyweds jetted off to Paris for a romantic getaway on Thursday, and they've since been photographed canoodling around the City of Love. Affleck and Lopez, who originally dated from 2002 to 2004, rekindled their romance last year and announced their engagement in April.