Casey Affleck, Ben Affleck’s brother, was not present at the “Argo” director and Jennifer Lopez’s wedding weekend in Georgia.
Page Six reported that Casey was spotted on a Starbucks run in Los Angeles Saturday morning, just hours before his older brother was set to exchange vows with Lopez for the second time in Georgia.
The younger Affleck was spotted in Los Angeles by paparazzi. and not at his brother’s estate in Riceboro, Georgia. “Why aren’t you in Georgia right now, man?” one person reportedly asked.
Casey, 47, was said to have looked uneasy and mumbled something that sounded like “I have other things” before driving away.
Casey was photographed leaving an L.A. restaurant for the second time during this week’s coffee run. He and his girlfriend Caylee Cowan were also photographed getting coffee and doughnuts on Thursday, the day before Ben and Lopez’s three-day wedding celebration began.
According to People, Casey missed his brother’s wedding in Georgia “unfortunately due to family, parental obligations at home.” With ex-wife Summer Phoenix, he has two sons: Indiana, 18, and Atticus, 14.
Despite the absence of Casey, Ben’s longtime best friend Matt Damon was present to celebrate with him and Lopez. On Friday, the “Martian” actor and his wife Luciana Barroso were seen at an airfield near the “Justice League” star’s Georgia estate.
Kevin Smith and his wife Jennifer, as well as “Clerks” star Jason Mewes and his wife Jordan Monsanto, attended the event on Saturday. According to People, top Hollywood talent agent Patrick Whitesell and his wife, model/actress Pia Miller, were also in attendance.
Ben’s three children with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 11, arrived in Georgia earlier this week, as did Lopez’s 14-year-old twins with ex-husband Marc Anthony, Emme and Max.
According to People, Lopez and Ben “have an amazing weekend of celebrations planned,” including “a pre-wedding party, a ceremony, and lots of fun.”
The singer was “ecstatic” about their plans, according to the insider, and their “kids will be a part of the celebrations as well. It will be a great weekend.”
Following the wedding ceremony on Saturday, the festivities will conclude with a BBQ and picnic on Sunday, according to Page Six.
On July 16, the pair married in an intimate ceremony at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. “The Las Vegas ceremony was amazing. They both liked it. It was private and low-key. That’s all they asked for,” an unnamed insider told People at the time.