Ben Affleck has finally ended his marriage with wife Jennifer Garner and moved on with Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus. Even though we believed that Affleck and Shookus' affair began after his split with his wife, reports are revealing that the Affleck and Shookus started dating way before Affleck's wife filed for divorce, that is in April 2017.
Let's find out more about Affleck and his girlfriend Shookus' three-year-long relationship.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner marriage and children
Affleck and his wife Garner knew each other for a long time. Their friends bloomed on the sets of 'Pearl Harbor' and 'Daredevil.' They began dating in 2004 and later tied the knot on 29th June 2005. Their wedding ceremony happened in a private Turks and Caicos way.
Ben Affleck with wife Jennifer Garner
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The pair welcomed three children together. Garner gave birth to the couple's first daughter Violet Anne in December 2005. Their second daughter, Seraphina "Sera" Rose Elizabeth was born in January 2009. Similarly, their youngest child, a son named Samuel "Sam" Garner was born in February 2012.
Ben Affleck with wife Jennifer Garner and kids
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Affleck and Garner's marriage started facing problems later, and they decided to divorce in June 2015. However, it was filed only in April 2017.
Was Lindsay Shookus the reason behind Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner separation?
Reports claim that Affleck's affair with Shookus became the leading cause of his marriage's failure. A close source revealed that Affleck and Shookus were not just dating casually, but they had a full-blown affair. The source further said that Affleck and his girlfriend were sleeping together, sending each other cute texts and meeting up whenever they could.
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All of these happened when Affleck was still married to his wife of ten years. When the news about the extra-marital relationship came out in 2015, it broke Garner and also Shookus' former husband, Kevin Miller.
Reports claim that Affleck's alleged relationship was not the reason behind his split with his wife as the pair had many other problems as well.
Ben Affleck enjoying his relationship with Lindsay Shookus
As of now, Affleck is openly enjoying his relationship with his partner Shookus. They often get spotted in many casual dates. Moreover, People has reported that Shookus and Affleck even live together in Affleck's new house.
Even though Jennifer Garner has been going through her husband's cheating claims and all the divorce deals, she has managed to keep her head up. We hope she gets over everything and starts a new life soon. Who knows, she might find the right guy soon.
We'll keep you informed about Affleck's and Shookus' relationship, keep yourself updated with us!