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Evan Rachel Wood Slams Ben Affleck for Saying Kissing a Man Was the 'Greatest Acting Challenge'

Evan Rachel Wood Slams Ben Affleck for Saying Kissing a Man Was the 'Greatest Acting Challenge'

An interview with Ben Affleck from 1997 has resurfaced and his quote about kissing a man is causing some controversy right now.

The actor was opening up about the Chasing Amy scene in which he kisses a man. He said, “a man kissing another man is the greatest acting challenge an actor can ever face,” according to Paper Magazine. Ben also said that after he finished filming the scene he declared himself a “serious actor.”

Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood has taken to Twitter to slam the comments.

“Try getting raped in a scene. Also, grow up Ben,” she wrote. “Also, you think us ladies like kissing all the guys we kiss? Just cause its a ‘straight kiss’ doesn’t mean we enjoy it. Ahem.”

One of Evan‘s fans pointed out that the quotes are two decades old and he has grown up. She replied by saying, “I’m sure he just thought it was a funny, but even jokes like that are damaging.”

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  • Madsxx

    Evan needs to grow up. This quote was from 20 years ago.

  • Shelby

    It was okay to be honest 20 years ago.

  • tom

    what’s wrong with women today? everything’s hurtful for them. Playing the victim is their biggest accomplishment

  • Legendary Trolly

    Lol this bitch crazay!!!

  • Cruizin1960

    20 years ago we were still calling them actors and actresses. Evan needs to get off her high horse and understand that times and words change. At the time, I can understand it being the most challenging thing for an actor…meaning a MALE actor. THe world was a very different place 20 years ago.

  • jh7058622

    Buy he did grow up because it was 20 years ago…

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  • Nathan Allen

    The funniest thing is that he probably didn’t even say it like that. The quote she is referring to comes from a Q&A Kevin Smith did. It’s likely Smith embellished it a little to get a laugh.

  • Sabrina

    Well, okay it was 20 years ago but still a stupid statement. Evan is right about that.

  • suzybel

    Why is this even relevant, it was 20 years ago ? WTF is her problem!

  • travelergtoo

    You pencil necked drug hore.