Ben Affleck's permanent restoration will not be derailed overnight, he says.
Hours after Affleck was seen stumbling outside a Halloween party in West Hollywood, Affleck – who is outspoken about his fight against alcoholism – said he would not allow "slipping" to deter his progress.
"It happens. It was a slip. But I won't let it derail me, "the 47-year-old actor told TMZ on Sunday when asked about the party the night before.
Affleck did not comment when asked if he would return to rehab.
Affleck was filmed on Sunday with ex-wife Jennifer Garner and their children, who are the parents of daughters Violet, 1
On Saturday night, Affleck was seen on video, appears to be losing equilibrium as she leaves the ball at Unicef Masquerade Dressed in a dark suit and skull mask, the Oscar winner was filmed behind
A source told Page Six on Sunday that sobriety was "difficult and elusive for anyone struggling with addiction" and "Ben admitted that he would slip away from time to time." It was never as if it was just behind his back. "
Earlier in the evening, Affleck talked about his recovery in an Instagram post, and also turned to his online dating forays after Page Six revealed that he was on
"HA, you got me. I meet, ”Affleck wrote. "But let's be serious for a moment and talk about something that really matters. I have been recovering for over a year and I have been helping other people with this. "
He went on:" @themidnightmission is an amazing organization that helps those in need of accommodation, training, development and recovery. Today I make a donation because every day I struggle with addictions that lack resources and need help. @raya, are you in there? Who else is with me? ”