Ben Affleck was seen putting things in order at his Brentwood home ahead of Christmas break on Thursday afternoon.
The 49-year-old actor braved the pouring rain in a white long-sleeved t-shirt and beige pants.
Earlier today, Affleck’s rekindled flame Jennifer Lopez was spotted doing some last-minute Christmas shopping.
Checking the to-do list! Ben Affleck was seen putting things in order at his Brentwood home ahead of Christmas break on Thursday afternoon
Although it’s cold outside, the Tender Bar star opted not to wear a jacket for her outdoor chores.
Affleck is set to spend his first Christmas with Lopez, who he reconnected with in May after a 17-year absence.
Just yesterday, Jennifer reminded her fans that her heart belonged to her boyfriend again as she posed with her mug in her most recent Instagram snapshot.
The oversized white mug had a large black capital B on the front for her first name, Ben.
Jennifer’s sweet message to the Tender Bar actor came after he received backlash for remarks he made about his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49, whom he separated in 2014 after a decade of marriage.
Ben claimed in an interview with Howard Stern that he felt “trapped” in his former marriage to his co-star “Alias” – with whom he has children Violet, 16, Seraphina, 12 and Samuel, nine. – and suggested their doomed union. was one of the reasons he turned to alcohol.
Braving the rain: The 49-year-old actor braved the pouring rain in a white long-sleeved t-shirt and beige pants
âI would probably still be drinking. Part of why I started drinkingâ¦ because I was trapped. I was trapped. You know I was like, I can’t leave because of my kids, but I’m not happy. What do I do? And what I did was drink a bottle of scotch and fall asleep on the couch, which turned out not to be the solution, âhe said.
The star then claimed he was shocked at the way his comments were received and insisted he had nothing “bad” to say about his ex-wife.
Ben said: âI had explained how much we respect each other and how much we care for each other and our children and put them first. And searched our things.
Sweet: Just yesterday, Ben’s girlfriend Jennifer Lopez reminded fans that her heart belongs to her boyfriend again as she posed with her mug in her most recent Instagram snapshot
B for Ben: The oversized white fit had a large black capital B across the front for her first name, Ben
“And they said my ex-wife blamed me for my alcoholism and I was trapped in this marriage and just made me the worst, most callous, dumbest, most horrible guy.” . This is not true. I do not believe that. It’s the exact opposite of who I am. Which I believe and would never want my children to think that I would ever speak badly of their mother.
Lopez insisted that she “couldn’t have more respect” for her partner, despite recent claims that she was not happy with him for saying he would “always drink” if he was. still married to Garner.
She told People magazine, “This story just isn’t true. It’s not how I feel. I couldn’t have more respect for Ben as a father, as a co-parent and as a person.
Drama: Jennifer’s sweet post for Ben came after he received backlash for remarks he made about his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49, whom he split in 2014 after a decade of marriage; Affleck and Garner pictured in 2014
Shocked: The 49-year-old star later claimed Jimmy Kimmel Live! that he was shocked at the way his comments were received and that he insisted that he had nothing “bad” to say about his ex-wife
The remarks about Garner contrasted sharply with those he had made about his romance with Lopez, who he reconnected with earlier this year after ending their engagement in 2004.
They had a whirlwind romance after meeting on the set of box office flop Gigli in 2002. Ben proposed to the brunette beauty at the end of the year.
In September 2003, the couple postponed their nuptials which were ultimately called off in early 2004.
He recently told WSJ. Magazine that their rekindled love is “definitely beautiful to me.”
Stand by her man’s side: Lopez insisted she “couldn’t have more respect” for her partner, despite recent claims that she was not happy with him for saying he “would still drink” if he was still married to Garner; Ben and Jennifer pictured on December 15th
Flame Rekindled: The remarks about Garner contrasted sharply with those he made about his romance with Lopez, who he reconnected with earlier this year after ending their engagement in 2004
Affleck continued, âAnd, you know, one of the things that I really appreciate in every facet of my life now is that it’s been handled in a way that reflects that.
“My life now reflects not only who I want to be, but who I really feel like, which is not perfect, but someone who tries really hard and cares a lot. be honest, genuine and responsible It’s hard to tell who benefits the most without going into the details of the gossip.
âAnd that’s a good story. That’s a beautiful story. And, you know, maybe someday I’ll say it. I will write everything down. [Pauses] And then I’ll light it on fire. [Laughs],’ he added.
Nice thing: he told W SJ. Magazine that their rekindled love is “definitely beautiful to me”