Out of sight, out of thoughts. Jennifer Garner revealed she doesn’t search for Ben Affleck memes on-line.
“I actually work laborious to not see both of us within the press,” the Final Factor He Informed Me star, 50, informed Australian magazine Stellar in an interview revealed on Saturday, April 8. “It doesn’t make me really feel good, even when it’s one thing good about certainly one of us.”
Affleck, additionally 50, and Garner have been married in 2005 and share three kids: Violet, 17, Seraphina, 14, and Samuel, 11. They break up in 2015 and finalized their divorce in 2018.
Although they’re each A-listers, the Alias alum defined that she doesn’t like to consider her and her ex as public figures. “I simply attempt to neglect that I’m on the market in any approach, and the identical with anybody I really like. I don’t must see anybody in my household made into a meme,” she defined.
When requested if she’d seen any of the memes concerning the Argo director — from Unhappy Ben to the Bored Ben to Running on Dunkin’ Ben — Garner confirmed that she wasn’t acquainted. She quipped, “Though I’m positive he’s fairly meme-worthy, sure!”
For his half, Affleck lately opened up about how tough it’s to see his phrases misunderstood publicly.
“I had a very painful expertise the place I did an interview the place I used to be actually weak and the complete pickup was one thing that was not solely not proper, it was truly the alternative of what I meant,” the Gone Lady star informed The Hollywood Reporter in a canopy story final month.
Affleck recalled a December 2021 interview with Howard Stern the place he spoke candidly about his struggles with addiction and his divorce from Garner. The Good Will Looking star defined that there was a false impression “that I used to be blaming [Jennifer] for my ingesting.”
He set the file straight whereas selling his movie Air, including: “To be clear, my habits is my duty fully. The purpose that I used to be attempting to make was a tragic one. Anybody who’s been via divorce makes that calculus of, ‘How a lot will we attempt?’”
The Oscar winner continued, “I used to be attempting to say, ‘Hey, look, I used to be ingesting an excessive amount of, and the much less joyful you change into, whether or not it’s your job, your marriage, it’s simply that as your life turns into harder, in the event you’re doing issues to fill a gap that aren’t wholesome, you’re going to begin doing extra of these issues.’ I feel I used to be fairly articulate about that,” he stated. “It didn’t matter what number of occasions I stated, ‘I don’t really feel this manner. I’m telling you, I don’t blame my ex-wife for my alcoholism.’ So, yeah. It’s laborious.”
Since their break up, Garner has been dating businessman John Miller on and off since 2018. Affleck, in the meantime, rekindled his romance with Jennifer Lopez in 2021. They tied the knot in a Las Vegas ceremony in July 2022.