Ben Affleck Faults Press for Jennifer Lopez Split

“The idea that … living together is poison and ugly and toxic and neither of us wants to be a part of it.”

The early 2000s were a notoriously disastrous time in celebrity-focused media coverage, one where hostile Hollywood gossip ran rampant and the tabloids were influential enough to ruin one’s career. Ben Affleck Said negative press also hurt his personal life, and possibly his relationship with him. Jennifer Lopez,

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Ben and Jen both surprised and delighted people around the world when they rekindled their romance Earlier this year, after a hiatus spanning nearly two decades.

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The couple was engaged between 2002 and 2004, but called off wedding plans before eventually breaking up completely.

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He also spoke about his first relationship, and admitted that the media played a role in its downfall in the early stages. while appearing on SiriusXM Howard Stern Show, Ben suggested that the bad press was responsible for “about 50%” of their split.

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Ben is receiving a lot of criticism right now for the different, viral comments he made on Howard Stern during their conversation. Looking back on his marriage to Jennifer Garner, the actor – who has spoken candidly about battling alcohol addiction – said he would “Maybe still drinking” Had they not got divorced in 2018.

“The idea that people hate you and that they hate you together and that being together is poison and ugly and toxic and neither of us wants to be a part of it,” Ben said in a radio show appearance. and explained, referencing the news that upset the public’s disapproval of her and J.Lo 20 years ago.

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“And ‘Who the fuck would want to have them for dinner?'” He continued. “And ‘What the fuck are they doing together?'”

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The actor also recalled ending his engagement to Jennifer. “I felt very sad and angry and I felt like an idiot,” Ben said.

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final duel The star reflected on her and Jennifer’s new relationship in an interview with wall street journal At the beginning of December.

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“I’m very fortunate in my life to have had a second chance, and I know that other people don’t even get a first chance,” he said. “I have got a second chance in my career. I have got a second chance as a human being.”

You can dive into Ben and Jennifer’s 19-year relationship timeline Here,

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