Ben Affleck On What Jennifer Lopez Told Him At Grammys

Ben Affleck has set the file straight a couple of viral second he had with Jennifer Lopez finally month’s Grammy Awards.

In an interview revealed Thursday by the The Hollywood Reporter, the actor revealed what his famous person spouse truly whispered to him as they have been filmed within the background of one in every of host Trevor Noah’s comedy bits.

Affleck mentioned that he leaned towards Lopez and acknowledged, “As soon they start rolling, I’m going to slide away from you and leave you sitting next to Trevor.”

“You better fucking not leave,” Lopez responded, in response to Affleck.

“That’s a husband-and-wife thing,” he instructed THR.

Elsewhere within the interview, the actor referred to as consideration to viewers who accused him of being drunk on the ceremony, saying it made him query whether or not his resolution to open up about his battle with alcohol habit was “wise.”

“There’s a lot of compassion, but there is still a tremendous stigma, which is often quite inhibiting,” he mentioned. “I do think it disincentivizes people from making their lives better.”

Trevor Noah, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck on the Grammy Awards on Feb. 5 in Los Angeles.

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Lopez and Affleck’s change spurred fairly a response from these watching the Grammys at residence, with Twitter customers and even lip readers weighing in.

Individuals on social media assumed the couple was caught on digicam having a spat.

Affleck’s apart with Lopez wasn’t the one time his demeanor was closely scrutinized that evening. The actor was additionally subjected to numerous memes that poked enjoyable at him for wanting bored through the occasion.

Days after the Grammys, Lopez appeared to reply to all of the jokes about her husband’s blasé expression in an Instagram submit.

She shared a nonetheless shot of Affleck — showing unamused — from a trailer for “Air,” an upcoming film about Nike that he’s directing.

“My husband’s happy face,” she wrote in a textual content overlay on the picture.

Though the singer’s submit appeared in good enjoyable, maybe she was being fully sincere. Affleck instructed THR in Thursday’s interview that he, actually, “had a good time at the Grammys.”

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