The family catch-up may be fine, because Ben Affleck’s father has no “idea” what’s going on with his son’s love life, especially with Jennifer Lopez.
Since virtually everyone else has judged the discourse of Benifer 2.0 – except, of course, for the two stars that make up the harbor – someone asked the actor’s 78-year-old father Timothy Affleck about his son’s renewed romance.
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Timothy Affleck, who is also the father of actor Casey Affleck, said he had not “seen my children so long ago” because of COVID-19 and their busy schedules.
Asked if his son was “grieving” for Lopez after the two ended their engagement nearly 20 years ago, he said: “I’ve never heard of all this nonsense.”
Perhaps he took some interview advice from his A-list offspring, as he then turned the conversation away from tabloid fodder and to his son’s long-standing philanthropic efforts in Africa.
“I just want people to focus on the good work my son does in the Congo – the women he helps there,” he continued. “There are important stories that the media should report like that, not this nonsense [about Jennifer]. “
But if the latest reports are any indication, Affleck and Lopez could reach the stage of getting to know their parents in their relationship, weeks after the news of their reunion for the first time in the headlines.
The two were recently spotted in Montana and Miami, fueling speculation that Benifer is indeed stronger again than ever. Earlier this week, they were filmed holding hands as they grabbed dinner with friends in Los Angeles.
“They will continue to travel back and forth between Los Angeles and Miami,” an unnamed source told People. “They are very happy together. This is not a casual relationship. They take it seriously and want it to be lasting. “
Earlier, Ben Affleck turned to his broken relationship with his father, who is now sober but struggling with alcoholism during the actor’s childhood.
“My father is in his thirties and I have a lot of respect for what is needed and what it means,” Affleck told People last year. “Part of being an adult is learning that your parents are just people. They are not perfect. They were just doing their best. As a child, we expect perfection from our parents. “
Affleck’s mother, Christine, meanwhile, appears to have been kept up to date on her son’s personal life. during the ex-couple’s decade-long marriage.
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