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Ben Affleck Shares How He Deals with Wife Jennifer Lopez’s Fame

Amid divorce rumors, Ben Affleck recently spoke about being in a relationship with Jennifer Lopez in an interview with Kevin Hart.

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Speaking to Kevin Hart in the Season 4 premiere of his show Hart to Heart, Ben Affleck opened up about being with Jennifer Lopez and protecting their kids from the spotlight. The actor confessed to being “a little bit shy”, which is why he sees himself more as a director, and spoke about people’s reactions to his facial expressions in public. “I also don’t like a lot of attention,” he shared. “This why people see me [and] they’re like, ‘Well, this dude always mad…’ Because somebody has their camera and sticking to my face. I don’t mind you taking my picture about a club, a premiere, whatever. My wife, I don’t care. Go ahead. Knock yourself out. I don’t notice you.” He added, “My children, that’s a different thing.” Affleck currently co-parents his children Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, and is a stepfather to Lopez’s twins Max and Emme from her former partner Marc Anthony.

Although Affleck admits to not liking attention, he can’t help but receive it due to Lopez’s “bananas” level of fame, he says. “We went somewhere with [Jennifer]—I can’t remember because she’s so famous, and she creates this—people love her. And she really represents something important to people,” Affleck explained. Remembering various interactions with fans, he added, “[To me,] people are like, ‘Hey, I like your movie,’ and then they’re like ‘AHHHH! J-LO!’ It’s amazing, you know what I mean?” Affleck recalled a particular incident when they were mobbed by fans and joked that they’re the reason why he puts his “b—- face” on.

Two years after getting married following their rekindled relationship, Lopez and Affleck are facing divorce rumors. Although it is unclear when the interview was recorded, it has been released at a time when Lopez was spotted vacationing in Italy by herself.

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