He has developed a strong relationship with his ex-wife Jennifer Garner over the years since their divorce in 2018.
And Ben Affleck continued the positive interactions when he met up with the 51-year-old actress for a brief date in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
The 51-year-old actor-turned-director stopped by to pick up his 11-year-old son Samuel.
Although he normally looks over the moon when spending time with his children, Ben seemed unenthusiastic as he carried on a tense conversation on his cell phone.
The family pickup comes after Ben’s wife, Jennifer Lopez, who brought two children into their blended family, admitted she “can’t protect” young people from seeing online gossip about their relationship because the children have been online for a while like that. early age.
Ben Affleck and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, both 51, reunited in Los Angeles on Wednesday when he picked up their 11-year-old son Samuel. The director was seen having a tense telephone conversation.
He wore a black sweater with jeans and Nike sneakers, while Jennifer sported a casual white T-shirt, black sweatpants, and colorful platform sneakers.
Ben was wearing a casual and modern outfit when he reunited with his ex.
He sported a thin black sweater worn over a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up to his elbows.
She paired it with skinny jeans and a pair of blue, white and black Nike sneakers.
He carried an ice-cold drink to get his caffeine fix and had his cell phone pressed to his face.
Jennifer rocked an equally relaxed outfit in a white T-shirt decorated with red text across the chest.
She contrasted it with black sweatpants and colorful platform sneakers, and carried a black jacket on her arm.
His brown hair was parted in the middle and he was sporting a pair of thick black sunglasses.
The Alias star recently supported her 13 Going On 30 co-star Mark Ruffalo when he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Alias star recently supported her 13 Going On 30 co-star Mark Ruffalo when he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 8. They appear recreating Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance, which they performed in the film.
Ben and Jennifer announced their divorce in 2015 after 10 years of marriage, but have remained friends and committed parents since then; seen in 2014 in West Hollywood
‘Why didn’t they ask me to do this in the first place?’ she joked during her funny speech praising him, which culminated with the two recreating the dance from Michael Jackson’s Thriller video, which they performed in the film. ‘I started the era of Mark Ruffalo romantic comedies!’
She revealed during her speech that the Zodiac actor tried to get out of his contract for the film after the first rehearsal of the Thriller dance sequence.
“Mark went from being a little surprised that we had to do this to unsettled to dead silence to ‘Bro, this isn’t for me,'” he recalled.
Jennifer and Ben began their romance in 2004, after becoming friends through their work together on Pearl Harbor (2001) and Daredevil (2003).
They married the following year and had three children: Violet, 18; Serafina, 15; and Samuel, 11.
But the couple announced in 2015 that they were divorcing, and Ben, who described himself as an alcoholic, later spoke openly about how his struggle with alcohol addiction at the time led to the demise of his marriage.
He and Jennifer finalized their divorce in 2018, the same year he entered a rehab program.
A few years later, he found love again with his ex-fiancée Jennifer Lopez, whom he dated from 2002 to 2004 before calling off their wedding as they struggled with constant media attention.
After getting engaged in the early 2000s, he and his ex Jennifer Lopez reunited in 2021 and married the following year.
In addition to their three children: Violet, 18 years old; Serafina, 15; and Samuel, 11: Ben has developed a strong relationship with Jennifer’s twins, Max and Emme (pictured), who turn 16 next week; seen in May 2023 in Los Angeles
After her split from Alex Rodriguez, Ben began catching up with her through romantic emails and the two began dating in April 2021, two decades after they met.
They got engaged the following year and later married in 2022, first with a quick wedding in Las Vegas before hosting a more opulent ceremony at Ben’s estate in Georgia.
Since reuniting with Jennifer, Ben appears to be developing a strong relationship with his two children, twins Max and Emme, who turn 16 next week.
Jennifer recently shared that getting together wasn’t “something we ever planned,” and the Out Of Sight star admitted that she and her soulmate “needed to grow up and do other things” before they were ready to be together long-term.