American actor Ben Affleck responded to backlash he received from blaming her ex wife Jenifer Garner for his drinking problems, he blamed the media for misconstruing the interview.
The Hollywood actor blamed “clickbait” for reporting verbatim quotes in which he also said he’d likely still be drinking if he hadn’t left Garner.
“We talked a lot about my family, divorce and alcoholism … and how you have to be accountable and loving,” he said.“Then I start seeing all this stuff come up on Twitter. And I was like, what is this?”
Hollywood actor Ben Affleck seem to be in trouble with his girlfriend Jenifer Lopez after comments he made on his ex wife Jenifer Garner during an interview on The Howard Stern show.
Ben Affleck 49, revealed on the show that he resorted drinking because he felt trapped married to Jenifer Garner .
“Part of why I started drinking was because I was trapped. I was like, ‘I can’t leave because of my kids, but I’m not happy, what do I do?’ And what I did was drank a bottle of Scotch and fell asleep on the couch, which turned out not to be the solution.”
This comment didn’t go well with Jenifer Lopez 52, who recently rekindled her romance with Ben after 17years.
according to PageSix ;
“[Lopez] is pissed. She is getting pulled into this because she is dating him. She doesn’t want to be dragged into this.”
“She has met Jennifer Garner. She is trying to get to know her and Ben’s kids. It’s reckless and cavalier of him.”
Ben Affleck and Jenifer Garner were married for 10 years with 3 kids Violet, 16, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, 9.