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Ben Affleck Recalls How 'Sexist & Racist' People Were To Ex Fiancée J.Lo

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

11:00 15 Jan 2021


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Ben Affleck talks about ex fiancée Jennifer Lopez

Ben Affleck appeared on The Hollywood Reporter's Awards Chatter podcast this week.

Among other things, he touched on life in the limelight during his engagement to now ex Jennifer Lopez.

 

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The actor talked about how ruthless the media can be at times, before recalling how badly they treated his ex.

He said, "People were so fu**ing mean about her — sexist, racist."

"Ugly, vicious sh*t was written about her in ways that if you wrote it now you would literally be fired for saying those things you said."

 

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"Now it's like, she's lionised and respected for the work she did, where she came from, what she accomplished — as well she fu**ing should be!"

"I would say you have a better shot, coming from the Bronx, of ending up as like [Justice Sonia] Sotomayor on the Supreme Court than you do of having Jennifer Lopez's career and being who she is at 50 years old today."

Ben Affleck and J.Lo

Jennifer and Ben

These two started dating in 2002 following her divorce from Cris Judd.

They got engaged a couple months later before splitting up in 2004.

Ben Affleck and J.Lo

He went on to marry Jennifer Garner, who he now shares three children with.

After 10 years together, they called it quits and he's now dating model Ana de Armas.

Meanwhile, J.Lo married Marc Anthony following her split from Ben.

 

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However, they called it quits in 2014 and she's now engaged to Alex Rodriguez.


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