Ben Affleck reveals the complicated moment he lived with Jennifer López

After his controversial statements about his ex-wife and mother of his daughters, Jennifer garner, the actor Ben affleck He has returned to the ring and this time he revealed one of the hardest moments he has had to live with his current partner, the also actress Jennifer Lopez, specifically on a professional level while dating two decades ago.

According to international media it was during a interview about his life and career for Entertainment magazine Weekly, where the protagonist of The Tender Bar, He told how he lived one of his most resounding failures in his long list of films.

Curiously, it was the case with Gigli, the film in which he starred with his then and now girlfriend, Jennifer Lopez. Directed by Marty Brest, one of her favorite directors, she felt it was a total yes. However, the circumstances and certain decisions weren’t right and made it one of the biggest box office hits of his career.

“The study at that time, because I started to have a relationship with Jennifer Lopez, which sold a lot of magazines and seemed to generate a great deal of enthusiasm, he seized on that idea. ‘They want a romantic comedy. They want the two to be together. More of that!’. And it ended up like that famous sketch of the show Saturday night life: ‘bad idea’ “, he assured.

What generated curiosity in the pink press was his love story off-camera, not an unreal one turned into a movie. So everyone was left with a bad taste in their mouths when they saw that that bomb that everyone expected would end up being something anecdotal and would pass without pain or glory.

At the time Affleck suffered it and thus confessed it in this interview with EW. “I remember saying to Marty on the Friday of the premiere, ‘this is spectacular, it is a tsunami, it could not be worse. Worse, impossible'”, he recalled of that fateful day.

The situation and the reaction of the people after this unpleasant experience generated great discomfort in him. “It created many negative feelings of people about me. That feeling of people that I got to see was sad and hard. It was depressing, it made me question certain things, feel disappointed and have many personal doubts,” he noted from that stage.