Who wouldn’t be excited to meet Jennifer Garner?! According to the Alias star, fans typically seem to be a lot more excited to approach her ex-husband Ben Affleck than herself — and it apparently cracks their children up!
“[My children] have said in the past that when people see their dad they’re in awe,” the 46-year-old recently revealed to her Camping costar David Tennant in his podcast. “He’s 6ft 4in, he’s larger than life, he’s Batman.” Even though she gave no indication to whether she was bitter or not, Jen did understand why the kids get all excited to see him. “He’s won two Oscars. He’s so powerful in that way, such a powerful presence and person.”
Her former flame might have quite the impressive resume, but Jen’s isn’t too shabby, either! Besides starring in lead roles in hit movies and shows like Peppermint, Alias, 13 Going on 30 and tons more, she’s also taken won a Golden Globe and SAG Award in the past. Like Ben, also 46, Jen draws attention — just in a different way. “When people see me they just want to come up and talk,” she dished. “[Our children] say the difference in the way people approach their parents cracks them up.” Ha!
It seems like Ben and Jen have nothing but nice things to say about each other. Although the former pair’s divorce was finalized late last year, we’re glad to see they are able to be amicable while coparenting their children, Violet Affleck, 13, Seraphina Affleck, 10, and Samuel Affleck, 7. Just the other day, the Gone Girl star appeared on the Today show and revealed that he and his ex-wife have created a great relationship following their split.
“She’s wonderful. I’m lucky [my kids have] got a great mom, and she helps out a great deal with making sure we coparent in as good a way as possible,” Ben gushed to the program’s hosts. “Somebody’s the mother of your kids, they’re going to be the most important, central part of your life, and that’s good.”
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