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Ben Affleck's SHOCKING Reply to Jennifer Garner's Nannygate Interview: 'Jen's Great'

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Ben Affleck is being so polite and nice about his soon-to-be ex wife Jennifer Garner’s “revealing” Vanity Fair interview and I’m so booooooored with celebrities right now.

“He’s the love of my life. What am I going to do about that? He’s the most brilliant person in any room, the most charismatic, the most generous. He’s just a complicated guy. I always say, ‘When his sun shines on you, you feel it,’” Garner told Vanity Fair. “But when the sun is shining elsewhere, it’s cold. He can cast quite a shadow.”

On the rumors that Ben cheated with the Nanny, Jen said she knew nothing about it:

“We had been separated for months before I ever heard about the nanny. She had nothing to do with our decision to divorce. She was not a part of the equation. Bad judgment? Yes. It’s not great for your kids for [a nanny] to disappear from their lives.” Months later, she’s still assessing the damage. “I have had to have conversations about the meaning of ‘scandal,’” she says, with her children.


Now a full half month from the interview, Ben has finally issued a response, which—if he had taken HALF a second to think about it—could have been crazy and exciting, but is instead pleasant, dull, and—worst of all—responsible.

“She felt like she wanted to discuss it and get it out there and get it over with so she could say, ‘Look, I already talked about it—I don’t want to do it again,’” he told the New York Times. “It’s fine. She’s allowed to talk about it.”


“Jen’s great,” he added. “She’s a great person. We’re on great terms. I just saw her this morning, so that’s the reality that I live in.”

Ugh, FINE. Be cordial! But keep in mind that this whole “bread and circuses” thing only works if we get a goddamn circus.


Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence are not feuding, so STOP saying they are. In a recent interview with Haute Living (???), Chastain denied that she’s been harboring a grudge against Lawrence since losing the Oscar to her in 2013:

“There has been a stigma out there that women don’t work well together. I’ve never seen women like this. I know also during Oscar season [2012-2013] media, because they were trying to get headlines and get clicks, were trying to fabricate a fake rivalry between Jennifer Lawrence and myself and I immediately came out and said this is a media myth that has to stop.”



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