Ben Affleck would like to look forward and speak directly to each other whether he will blame his ex-wife or not Jennifer Garner for his alcohol addiction
In case you don’t remember, the 50-year-old actor showed up. Howard Stern show in 2021 and opened up about his battle with alcoholism. But instead of being praised for his vulnerability, Ben faced strong opposition after he said in an interview that “Part of the reason I started drinking was because I was caught in a trap” in his marriage to Jennifer Of. “Probably still drinking” if they’re still together, yeah…
These comments were made by many, including some of her friends who thought he was holding alias The alum responsible for his addiction And considering that Jennifer was a huge support during her journey to sobriety even after their divorce, fans (understandably) weren’t happy about the ambiguity of that interview!
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The good hunting will After that, Star persisted back on those words. Jimmy Kimmel Live! that his views were misunderstood and that he “didn’t want his children I think I’m going to say something bad about their mother.” But that didn’t help settle the conflict. Now Ben is looking back on the repercussions he received afterwards. Howard Stern show talk to me again This time is a new interview published by hollywood reporter on Thursday.
while saying why he didn’t use Instagram like his wife Jennifer LopezThe filmmaker shared that he He was “very cautious” after comments about his addiction were misused:
“I see these things as bombs. which if you say wrong Your career may be over. I had a very traumatic experience in an interview where I was very vulnerable. And the whole pickup is not only inaccurate, it’s actually the opposite of what I mean.”
He then made it clear that he took full responsibility for his alcoholism during his marriage. 13 Continue for 30 seconds.tar says:
“The thought that I blamed my wife for my drinking. for clarity My behavior is entirely my responsibility.”
Ben tried to clarify his original opinion. Explain that the point he is trying to make is “Sad story” about his divorce:
“Anyone who has gone through a divorce always thinks How hard are we trying? We love each other, we care about each other. We have mutual respect. I’m trying to say, ‘Hey, look, I drank too much. and you are less happy whether it’s your job your marriage That’s it, your life will be more difficult. If you’re doing things to fill unhealthy hole You’ll start doing more of those things.’ I think I’ve been pretty clear about that.”
However, he complained to the press that It “deliberately misrepresented it to make it clickbait,” adding:
“It doesn’t matter how many times I say ‘I don’t feel this way. I’m telling you I don’t blame my ex-wife for her alcoholism.’ Yeah, it’s hard.”
Look it’s good that Ben is say He did not feel that Garner was to blame for his alcoholism. But you can’t deny that everyone got what he said right. He still said the same thing — he was even more sad because of his marriage. And that made him drink more. It didn’t seem to matter how many words he used. That’s the truth he got. He could call everyone’s inference “clickbait” if desired, but no one “misidentified” when he spoke to Howard Stern Verbatim:
“We might end up on each other’s necks. I might still be drinking In part, I started drinking because I was trapped.”
So he really couldn’t blame anyone. how he took it! Just say. But what do you think of his recent remarks on the matter? Peresisius readers Let us know in the comments below! You can also watch Ben’s interview. hollywood reporter here.
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