December 16, 2021 | 8: 20am
Ben Affleck says it “hurts” his feelings that his confessional blaming his doomed marriage to Jennifer Garner for his alcoholism are being pale to construct him heed love the “worst, most insensitive, dreary, terrible guy.”
Appearing on excellent friend Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night uncover Wednesday, Affleck, 49, swiftly brought up his controversial radio chat with Howard Stern, calling it a “in point of fact chilly, lengthy-originate, in-depth, two-hour interview.”
“We talked loads about my family, divorce and alcoholism … and how or now no longer it is miles a must to be responsible and loving,” he said of the chat wherein he said he’d “started moving” this potential that of he “used to be trapped” with Garner.
“I used to be in point of fact elated with it,” he told Kimmel, announcing he left pondering he ought to discontinue “extra real, exploratory, self-evaluating” interviews.
“Then I start up seeing all this stuff come up on Twitter. And I used to be love, what is this?” he said, blaming “clickbait” for reporting verbatim quotes wherein he moreover said he’d likely peaceful be moving if he hadn’t left Garner.
The superstar — who arrived hand-in-hand with contemporary love Jennifer Lopez — did no longer convey that he had said the things being widely reported. But he claimed that they “had actually taken the conversation that I had had for 2 hours and made it seem as if I used to be announcing the right opposite of what I had said.”
“It said that I had blamed my ex-accomplice for my alcoholism, that I used to be trapped on this marriage — true made me out to be the worst, most insensitive, dreary, terrible guy,” he said of the major fable he be taught repeating the quotes that saw him roundly attacked.
“That’s now no longer real style,” he said.
“I don’t mediate that — it’s the right opposite of who I’m, what I mediate, and I’d never desire my teenagers to ever say a inappropriate observe about their mom,” he said of his cruel phrases about his actress ex.
Joking that he used to be “elated to be sad Batman” and the “meme-guy,” he said he drew the road at his interview being repeated this potential that of it used to be hurting his teenagers.
“It hurts my feelings, man,” he said of the backlash, calling it “terrifying.”
No longer everybody used to be hunting for his protection.
“Day 2 of @BenAffleck and his BS. Again,” one critic tweeted.
“No accountability for his personal considerations. It’s our fault for now no longer taking his aspect if the field used to be dragging Jennifer Garner for in point of fact being the advise in that Peter Pan’s lifestyles, he would be still on Kimmel Boy bye.”
“This guy is aware of exactly what’s going to happen nonetheless peaceful say all low part to his family.”