Ben Affleck reveals what was really said during apparent ‘disagreement’ with Jennifer Lopez at the Grammys
Ben Affleck has revealed what was really said during his apparent disagreement with wife Jennifer Lopez at last month’s Grammys.
The 50-year-old reflected on becoming a meme during an interview during the awards show due to his seemingly listless and miserable facial expressions and rumors the couple had fallen out during a tense exchange The Hollywood Reporterwhere he found that despite his looks, he and his wife had a lovely evening together.
“I had a good time at the Grammys,” Affleck explained. “My wife went and I was like, ‘Well, there’s going to be good music. It could be fun.’ At film awards ceremonies, it’s speeches and, like, sound mixing webinars. But I thought that would be fun.”
The Ex girlfriend star then addressed another viral moment of his and Lopez’s during the event where they appeared to have had a disagreement. The televised clip captured the moment the couple realized that Grammys presenter Trevor Noah was there and that the camera was trained on them, and at that point they had turned their attention to the comedian.
Speak with THRAffleck explained what he was actually talking about with Lopez, during what many assumed was a tense moment, and how she had reacted to it.
“I thought, ‘Oh God.’ They framed us in this shot, but I didn’t know they were rolling,” he recalled of the moment Noah sat next to him. “I leaned into them and thought, ‘As soon as they start rolling, I’ll slide away from you and have you sit next to Trevor.’ She says, “You better not go.” It’s a husband and wife thing.”
He went on to explain why he felt confused at the awards ceremony, continuing, “I mean, some of it is, I’m like, ‘All right, who is this act?’ Like, I’m not keeping up. My wife of course. And yes, it’s your wife’s work event.”
The actor also admitted that his unimpressed expressions were previously captured on important occasions.
“And I went to events and I was pissed off. I left and got bored. I’ve been to awards shows and I’ve been drunk, a bunch. No one ever said I was drunk,” he added.
However, he pointed out that at the Grammys, fans assumed he was drunk when he actually wasn’t. According to Affleck, the speculation was “interesting” because it caused him to reconsider how vocal he should be about his alcoholism.
“That raises a whole different question about whether or not it’s wise to acknowledge addiction, because there’s a lot of compassion, but there’s still a tremendous stigma that’s often quite hindering,” he added. “I think it discourages people from improving their lives.”
During last month’s Grammys, fans were quick to assume that Affleck and Lopez were fighting after being captured and looking “annoyed” at each other.
However, the marry me Star apparently hit back at the speculation as she posted photos and videos of her and her husband at the awards show to Instagram. “Always the best time with my love my husband,” she wrote in the caption.
After the Grammys, Lopez also poked fun at her husband’s unimpressed expression on Instagram, where she shared a still from Affleck’s film Air, in which he was seen frowning. “My husband’s happy face,” the singer jokingly wrote in a text caption for the post, which featured a trailer for the film.
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