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Ben Affleck Talks About Dating Jennifer Lopez During 'Gigli' Days

Ben Affleck Talks About Dating Jennifer Lopez During 'Gigli' Days

Ben Affleck was asked about his widely publicized movie, 2003′s Gigli, which was considered a flop by critics, and his relationship with Jennifer Lopez at the time.

“It could have been a bad movie no one cared about. Angelina Jolie had a bad movie that year and no one cared. But it was because I was dating Jennifer Lopez that made it a big f*cking deal. So not only was it just a bad movie but ‘they dated each other,’” Ben said during his TimesTalk earlier in the week. Angelina made two films in 2003: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life and Beyond Borders.

“There was a reporter doing stand-up in front of the theater that Friday morning, [saying] ‘Here I am outside of Gigli, and as you can see, no one is here in line. I was like, ‘What is this, hurricane coverage?’” Ben added.

Ben and Jennifer Lopez were together until 2004.

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  • Chaz

    He’s not bitter though……….

  • rubie

    LOL!! No he is not bitter at all…..he is a very negative person, she is the total opposite, she could have taught him a few things, but they were young and the world and Ben weren’t ready.

  • T’s Martini Lounge

    He dumped her fat needy a s s and was thrilled. He got tired of having to tell her how wonderful she is, and threw her to the curb, where this tired no talent has been belongs.