Ben Affleck reveals the truth behind his apparent row with Jennifer Lopez at the 2023 Grammys
Ben Affleck has opened up about his viral moment from the 2023 Grammy Awards with his wife Jennifer Lopez when they were filmed arguing and his expressions became a meme.
THE Goodwill hunting The star insisted he had a “good time” at the event even though his facial expressions during the show suggested otherwise.
He also spoke about the alleged argument he allegedly had with the shotgun wedding actor at the ceremony which was filmed, the video of which has gone viral on the internet.
“No. I had a great time at the Grammys,” Affleck told the outlet. “My wife was going there, and I thought, ‘Well, there’s going to be some good music. It could be fun. At awards shows, it’s speeches and, like, sound mixing webinars, but I thought that would be fun.
However, when host Trevor Noah approached him and his wife, Affleck said he suddenly got nervous and told Lopez the camera was filming them and he was “going to slip away”. what fans thought was an argument between the couple.
“I was like, ‘Oh, my God.’ They were framing us in that plan, but I didn’t know they were rolling,” he said. “I leaned over to her and was like, ‘As soon as they start rolling, I’m going to pull away from you and go. You’re sitting next to Trevor.
“She’s like, ‘You better not go,'” the actor revealed, explaining, “It’s a husband and wife thing. I mean, part of it is, I’m like, ‘Okay. , who is this act?’ Like, I can’t hold it My wife yeah, obviously And yeah, it’s your wife’s business event And I’ve been to events and I’ve been pissed bored.
He went on to explain how people thought he was drunk at the prestigious event and how it made him realize he should talk about his alcoholism.
“I’ve been to award shows and been drunk, a bunch. Nobody ever said I was drunk. [But at the Grammys] they were like, ‘He’s drunk.’ And I thought that was interesting,” the Gone Girl star noted.
Affleck, who has been candid about his addiction, further said, “It raises a whole different question as to whether or not it is wise to acknowledge addiction because there is a lot of compassion, but there there’s still a huge stigma, which is often quite inhibiting. I think that discourages people from improving their lives.