The 49-year-old actor had a very candid conversation with howard stern on his SiriusXM show this week and he talked about how his love life affects his kids.
Click inside to know what he said…
“It definitely crossed my mind,” Ben When asked if they thought twice about getting back together? Jennifer,
He continued, “My responsibility towards my children is the biggest responsibility. If I can help her I will never do anything that is painful or devastating for them. That being said, I know my life.” Affects them. I dropped mine [nine-year-old] Son left school two days ago and…heard [other people] Go, ‘Oh, Ben Affleck, Ben Affleck!’ The kid looks at me and goes ‘Hashtag, welcome to my life.'”
“My life affects him. Me and his mother are celebrities. It’s tough. It’s a cross to bear,” he said.
Ben also talked about how the media portrayed their divorce Jennifer Garner,
“During the divorce, [the media] Printed fucking terrible lies… everything you read about him was bullshit,” he said. “The truth was that we took our time, we decided… we parted ways, we had a marriage that didn’t work out. It happens. It’s someone I love and respect but whom I no longer love.” Shouldn’t get married.”
“Ultimately, we tried, we tried, we tried—because we had kids—but we both thought, ‘We don’t want this to be the model that our kids see about marriage. I felt like we did it amicably, we did our best.” Ben added. “Did we have moments of tension? Did we have differences over custody? Was stuff difficult for us? Did we get angry? Yes, but basically it always hinged on the respect that I knew he was the one.” She was a good mother.”