NS 사라진 소녀 별 49, 에 의해 멈춰졌다 하워드 스턴 쇼 to chat about a myriad topics, including his career, reputation, marriage to 제니퍼 가너, struggles with alcohol, and his relationship with 제니퍼 로페즈 — including why he was hesitant about rekindling their romance 17 years after calling off their engagement in 2004.
“Was there a hesitation on your part, because now you’re a dad?” Stern asked Affleck, noting that Lopez “brings even more attention” to everything he does.
“It crossed my mind for sure,” Affleck told Stern of getting back together with the “소리를 높이자” 가수. “My responsibility to my children is the highest responsibility. I don’t want to do anything that is painful or destructive to them if I can help it.”
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애플렉, 딸 바이올렛 공유, 16, 그리고 세라피나, 12, 그의 사무엘과 함께, 9, with ex-wife Garner, 49.
“그 말은, I know that my life affects them,” Affleck continued, noting that the fact that he and Garner are celebrities is a “cross to bear” for their children.
In addition to briefly touching on his romance with the “온 마이 웨이” 가수, 52, NS 텐더 바 star spoke openly about his marriage to Garner, and how the couple tried to make their relationship work.
“The truth was we took our time, we made the decision, we grew apart,” he explained to Stern. “우리는 작동하지 않는 결혼 생활을 가졌습니다. This happens … We tried because we had kids. We did not want it to be the model of marriage for the kids. We did our best. I knew she was a good mom, and I hoped she knew I was a good dad.”
하지만 Garner and Affleck finalized their divorce ~에 2018, the couple continue to amicably co-parent their three children — Garner even joined her ex-husband and Lopez over Halloween to take their kids trick-or-treating together.
11 월, 소식통은 사람들에게 말했다, “They are doing really well. Jennifer loves being with Ben. She feels it’s truly meant to be.”
A separate source revealed that although the couple’s schedules are demanding, Affleck and Lopez are looking forward to spending the holidays together this year. “For Jennifer, Christmas is all about the kids,” the source shared. “She makes it very special for them. She loves Christmas.”
The source added, “올해, it will take some more planning since Ben wants to be with his kids, ~도. They haven’t made any specific holiday decisions yet and are still working it all out.”