Jennifer Lopez denies she was ‘pissed off’ at Ben Affleck over comments about Jennifer Garner

Ben affleck recently made headlines following his interview with Howard Stern where he spoke about several things including his previous marriage to ex-wife Jennifer Garner and how he struggled with alcoholism during from the same period. After reports claimed that Jennifer lopez was angry with Affleck for his comments, the singer denied all claims.

Jennifer Lopez clarified the information about the reports in a statement to People where she said, “This story just isn’t true. It’s not how I feel.” She added that she had immense respect for Ben and said, “I couldn’t have more respect for Ben as a father, as a co-parent and as a person.”

It all started after Ben Affleck, during his interview with Howard Stern, mentioned that he had found himself struggling with alcoholism following the deterioration of the marriage with his ex-wife Jennifer Garner in which he had “felt trapped”. The actor’s comments sparked backlash online, as many claimed the actor was trying to blame Garner for his alcoholism.

When appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his upcoming film, The Last Duel, the actor addressed hate online and claimed his comments were taken out of context. Affleck said he would never want his children to think he said bad words about their mother. Affleck shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 12, and son Samuel, 9, with Garner.

Jennifer garner did not comment on the current issue. Garner and Affleck were married in 2005. The duo split in 2015 and finalized their divorce in 2018.

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