Ben Affleck Slams ‘Out of Context’ Jennifer Garner Comments

Purifying the air! Ben Affleck clarified his “out of context” comments about the ex-wife Jennifer Garner and assured that he would never “say a bad thing” about his children’s mother during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday 15 December.

“When it comes to my kids, I just have to draw a line and be clear – that’s not true,” the Last duel the actor, 49, told the late-night host. “I do not believe it. It’s the exact opposite of who I am, what I believe in and I never want my kids to think I’d ever say a bad thing about their mom. ”

The Argon the director added: “Being the subject of [something like this] it’s just the cost of doing some business, but not with my kids. It’s wrong. It hurts.”

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Jennifer, 49, and Ben were married from 2005 to 2018 and share three children: daughters Violet, Seraphina and son Samuel. On December 14, the Small town the actor sat down for a rare interview with Howard Stern and talked about her previous relationship, co-parenting and her past drinking problem.

During the two-hour session, Ben talked about how the unhappiness of his marriage led him to abuse alcohol.

“This was one of the reasons I started drinking alcohol, I was trapped,” the Triple Frontier star told host SiriusXM. “I was like, ‘I can’t leave because of my kids, but I’m not happy. What I do?’ What I did was drink a bottle of scotch on the sofa, which turned out not to be the solution. “

While clarifying his past comments, the Good Will Hunting the actor also noted that during his interview on Howard Stern’s show, gushed on “how much [he and Jennifer] they respected and cared for each other and loved each other [their] children.”

That said, the Justice League actor admitted to Jimmy Kimmel that the buzz about his interview “did” [him] out to be the worst, most numb, stupid and horrible guy. “

Ben confessed that he was surprised by the outcome of the “cool, long-form” interview because he was “really happy” with how his chat with Howard went.

“We talked a lot about family, divorce, alcoholism and struggling with real things and how you have to be responsible,” explained the Massachusetts native. “AND [we talked about] how I work with my ex-wife and how I am so proud that we work together for our children the best we can for them … I thought, ‘Wow, I should do more honest, exploratory and self-evaluating things.’

Since Ben has cleared things up publicly, hopefully he has also talked about it with his ex. After his interview with Howard Stern started circulating, a source said In contact that the Elektra the actress wasn’t “particularly happy” with the producer’s “words” about their divorce.

“Jen wasn’t going to use that phrase, nor would she open publicly like that. It was disrespectful, “the insider said.

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