“This story simply isn’t true,” Lopez said. “That’s not how I feel.” Adding, “I couldn’t have had more respect for Ben as a father, a father, a co-parent and a person.”
Garner and Affleck have been married for 10 years and quit in 2018. Affleck was engaged to Lopez before he married Garner and they have three children.
Affleck received criticism for an interview he gave Howard Stern, in which he said he felt “trapped” in his marriage to Garner, which led him to drink alcohol.
Affleck attempted to clarify his comments in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, saying that his words had been manipulated.
“[It] It made me go out to be the worst, dumbest, dumbest guy. Adding, ‘I would never want my children to think I would say a bad word about their mother. “