Ben Affleck: Jennifer Garner backlash ‘hurt my feelings’

Ben Affleck says his “feelings were hurt” by the widespread backlash to his recent comments about ex-wife Jennifer Garner.

Ben Affleck says it “hurts” his feelings by blaming his ruined marriage to Jennifer Garner for his alcoholism, using his confession to make him look like “the worst, most insensitive, stupid, horrible man” is being done for.

Appearing on friend Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night show Thursday, Affleck, 49, quickly shared his Controversial radio chat with Howard Stern, calling it a “really good, long-form, in-depth, two-hour interview.”

“We talked a lot about our family, divorce and alcohol… and how to keep you accountable and loved,” he said of the chat in which he said he “started drinking” because he Were “stuck” with Garner.

“I was really happy with it,” he told Kimmel, leaving him wondering if he should do a “more honest, exploratory, self-evaluating” interview.

“Then I start seeing all this stuff on Twitter. And I was like, What is this?” He blamed the “clickbait” for reporting the verbatim quotes, including that he might have still been drinking if he hadn’t released Garner.

The star – who arrived hand in hand with current love Jennifer Lopez – Didn’t deny that he said things being widely reported, But he claimed that he “took literally the two hours of conversation I had and made it sound like I was saying the exact opposite of what I was saying”.

“It was said that I blamed my ex-wife for my alcoholism, that I was trapped in this marriage – that just made me the worst, most insensitive, stupid, terrible man ever,” he recounted the first story. said. The quotes struck him as he saw it.

“That’s not true,” he said.

He said of his cruel words about his former actress, “I don’t believe it – it’s the exact opposite of who I am, what I believe, and I never want my kids to ever think about their mother.” Say a bad word.”

Jokingly said that he was happy to be a “sad Batman” and a “mem-man”, adding that he repeated the line in his interviews because it was hurting his children.

“It hurt my feelings, man,” he said of the response, calling it “inappropriate.”

Not everyone was buying his defense.

“Day 2 of @BenAffleck and his BS. Again,” tweeted one critic.

“No accountability for your problems. It’s our fault for not taking her side. If the world was really dragging Jennifer Garner for being the problem in that Peter Pan’s life, it would keep quiet on Kimmel Boy Bye.

Another said that Starr was “running his mouth again”, while someone else tweeted how Starr “blamed us for misinterpreting us and it’s still not his problem.”

“This man knows exactly what will happen, but still says all the rude things to his family.”

This article was originally published by New York Post and reproduced with permission

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