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Ben Affleck's Girlfriend Lindsay Shookus Is All Smiles After Coffee Date!

Lindsay Shookus flashes a wide smile while stepping out in a little black dress on Monday (July 10) in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old Saturday Night Live producer was seen out and about in L.A. following a coffee date with her boyfriend Ben Affleck that morning. See the photos of the hot couple on TMZ.

WHO IS LINDSAY SHOOKUS? Here are five fast facts about Ben‘s new love!

Lindsay is back on the west coast after a quick trip out of town. She has reportedly been spending time lately living at Ben‘s home during the hiatus from SNL.

20+ pictures inside of Lindsay Shookus stepping out in Los Angeles… More Here! »

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Who is Lindsay Shookus? 5 Facts About Ben Affleck's New Love

Now that Ben Affleck has gone public with his new girlfriend Lindsay Shookus, interest in her has, of course, increased.

The 44-year-old actor and 37-year-old Saturday Night Live producer have reportedly known each other for years, and began an alleged affair in 2013.

Here are 5 fast facts about Lindsay:

- She was previously married to SNL colleague Kevin Miller and they share a child together.

- Lindsay grew up in Buffalo, N.Y., and went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for journalism.

- She won an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special in 2015 for producing the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special. She was also nominated in 2016 for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and for Outstanding Variety Special for producing the Adele Live in New York City concert special.

- Her first show working on SNL was hosted by Ben‘s BFF Matt Damon.

- She helped discover Kristen Wiig. “When I started as an assistant at SNL, I got my eyes on Kristen Wiig and was able to bring her for an audition for Lorne Michaels and the other producers. Turns out, Kristen Wiig can give you some street cred early on,” she told THR.

Jennifer Garner is Focusing On Her Kids Amid Ben Affleck & Lindsay Shookus News

Jennifer Garner is dealing with the news of Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus‘ affair going public the best way she can – focusing on her family.

The 45-year-old actress reportedly knew about the relationship for a while, but now that it’s out there, she is making sure her three children – Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, 5, – are OK.

“It’s not an easy situation for Jen,” a source close to the actress told People. “She knew it would happen soon. Ben just can’t be alone.”

“It would have been easier for Jen if Ben would have just dated someone that Jen wasn’t familiar with,” the source added.

Lindsay has reportedly not met Ben‘s kids yet.

Jen and Ben have talked about not introducing the kids to people they date until it’s serious,” the insider said, adding that she “isn’t thinking about dating — she just wants to protect and spend time with the kids.”

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Ben Affleck & Lindsay Shookus Allegedly Had an Affair While They Were Married to Other People

Ben Affleck and his new girlfriend Lindsay Shookus‘ relationship isn’t completely new. Allegations have surfaced that the couple previously had an affair in 2013 while they were married to other people.

The 44-year-old Oscar-winning filmmaker and the 37-year-old Saturday Night Live producer “full-on had an affair. They would fly back and forth, but he would mostly visit her in New York,” a source told People. “They didn’t hide … They would use the Mandarin Oriental [hotel]. They were regulars.”

PHOTOS: See pics of Lindsay Shookus flying out of LAX on July 7

Ben was married to Jennifer Garner at the time and Lindsay was married to fellow SNL producer Kevin Miller when the alleged affair happened.

“Both of them were cheating on their spouses so they were very careful about it. Jen and [Shookus’] husband both found out about it around the same time,” another source added.

“They’ve known each other for a while. They’re dating — it is relatively new since he has been separated. It’s still in a really early stage. He’s working on himself, he’s working on being happy and healthy,” yet another source said. “There is not one reason why any marriage breaks up.”

Ben and Lindsay were spotted on a date night on Thursday (July 6) and she flew out of town the next morning.

Ben Affleck's New Girlfriend Lindsay Shookus Catches Solo Flight Out of LAX

Lindsay Shookus wheels her carry-on suitcase through the airport while catching a flight out of LAX Airport on Friday morning (July 7) in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old SNL producer and new girlfriend of Ben Affleck went solo at the airport following a date night with her new man.

Ben and Lindsay were spotted together on Thursday night for a quick dinner date in L.A. They also were abroad in London last week, where they caught a performance of a West End play.

Just like Ben, Lindsay has also been married before and she is a mother!

“It’s more than a summer fling,” an insider told E! News. “They are having fun and care for each other. It’s early and they are taking it slow.”

20+ pictures inside of Lindsay Shookus at the airport… More Here! »

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Ben Affleck is Dating 'SNL' Producer Lindsay Shookus

It looks like Ben Affleck might have a new lady in his life!

The 44-year-old actor and director is dating Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus, E! News reports.

Ben and Lindsay are “in the early stages” of the relationship and are enjoying their time together. Last week, Lindsay reportedly flew out to London to join Ben for date night at a play.

“It’s more than a summer fling,” a source told E!. “They are having fun and care for each other. It’s early and they are taking it slow.”

Thursday night (July 6), Ben and Lindsay were spotted leaving dinner together after a quiet date night in Los Angeles.

Ben and estranged wife Jennifer Garner filed for divorce back in April a year after originally separating.

The two have remained cordial as they co-parent their three kids – Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, 5. The duo was spotted attending a Fourth of July parade together earlier this week.

Head over to E! to see the pics of Ben and Lindsay on their date in LA!

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Take Their Kids to Fourth of July Parade in Brentwood

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner reunited to spend the Fourth of July with their kids!

The former couple took Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, 5 (not pictured), to watch the patriotic parade on Tuesday (July 4) in Brentwood, Calif.

Ben was spotted chowing down on a hot dog and Diet Coke, and Jennifer was seen walking the family dog (who adorably wore a red and white scarf).

The group sat in the grass together, shading themselves from the sun underneath colorful umbrellas.

Jennifer sported a red and white tank top, blue jeans, and a straw hat, while Ben rocked a red(ish) t-shirt.

Late last month, the friendly exes, who filed for divorce in April, reportedly flew to Baker’s Bay in Great Guana Cay in the Bahamas for a vacation with their kids.

See more pics of Ben and Jen enjoying their Fourth of July below…

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