Ben Affleck addressed his much-talked-about Oscars speech when wife Jennifer Garner made an appearance on stage during his monologue on Saturday Night Live last night. Ben got a lot of heat in the press for referring to his marriage as "work" in his best picture acceptance speech, but he explained that he didn't mean it in a negative way and brought out Jen — who took a break from filming Draft Day in Ohio — to clear the air, with hilarious results. Fun fact: Jen isn't the only A-list actress that Ben has asked to join him while he was hosting SNL, he brought then-girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow on as a guest star during his opening speech when he hosted back in 2000. Watch Ben's moment with Jen and see his bit with Gwyneth after the jump!
It would be an exciting week for casting even if the Cannes Film Festival weren't going on, but the glamorous event in France is bringing a ton of new casting deals as well. The lead for YA tearjerker The Fault in Our Stars cast its Augustus Waters, and Zac Efron just got a new speed-demon role. Click through to see these and the new jobs for everyone from Shia LaBeouf and Christoph Waltz to Cate Blanchett and Scarlett Johansson.
One of our favorite on- and offscreen couples, Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder, have called it quits. The Vampire Diaries stars dated for over three years, and despite their breakup, they'll still be working together on set when the fifth season begins filming. Nina and Ian aren't the first TV costars to strike up a romantic relationship — small-screen duos like Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody, Blake Lively and Penn Badgley, and Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron also hooked up during their downtime, and leading ladies like Jennifer Garner, Emily VanCamp, and Sophia Bush were lucky enough to find love on more than one set. Click through to see 30 couples that took their love off screen — and even worked together well past their demise.
Celebrity trainer Valerie Waters and her Red Carpet Ready workouts are always in high demand. Luckily for us, she created a full-body strength circuit that can be done at home. Start incorporating this workout into your weekly routine, and you'll be able to hit your version of the red carpet in no time! Keep reading to see the six moves Valerie uses to get clients like Kate Beckinsale, Poppy Montgomery, and Jennifer Garner in shape, and find out which moves are Poppy's favorites when shaping up for a big night out.
Complete this circuit without resting between exercises. Rest one minute between circuits. Do it three times. What you'll need: resistance band with handles, a set of light weights, and the Valslide.
Jennifer Garner had a smiley time with Violet when she took her to a karate class in Santa Monica yesterday. The mother-daughter day came after Jen landed in LA yesterday following a short trip. She was most likely working on her new film Draft Day, which began filming in Ohio last week. However, Jen did get in some family time before she headed to her set as she and Ben Affleck took their daughters to Disneyland last weekend. Jennifer Garner and her daughters rode a Dumbo ride at the theme park while proud dad Ben watched from the sidelines. Don't forget to vote for Jen and Ben in our POPSUGAR 100 bracket — you may even get the chance to win a Victoria Beckham bag!
It was a sunny Saturday for Jennifer Garner and her daughters, Violet and Seraphina Affleck. The trio visited Disneyland in Anaheim, CA, where they checked out the attractions and took a spin on the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride. The weekend fun followed up a routine few days of school runs and breakfast outings, though there was exciting news sprinkled in. It was announced that Ben Affleck will receive the guy of the year award at the Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards in June. The honor will come after he's celebrated by Brown University with a special degree later this month. Jennifer, meanwhile, is in talks to star in the film adaptation of the popular children's book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Jennifer Garner was out and about with her daughter Seraphina in LA yesterday and today she emerged with Samuel on her hip. While Jennifer was busy with the kids, it was revealed that Ben Affleck will be awarded a new title. Ben will receive the guy of the year award at Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards on June 8. He'll be honored among other stars like Jimmy Kimmel, Vince Vaughn, and Emilia Clarke.
While Ben is busy getting recognized for his past work, Jen is taking on new projects. She's headed to Ohio next week to begin filming Draft Day. Jen is also reportedly in talks to join Steve Carell in Disney's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which will be a live-action film adaptation of the children's book.
Jennifer Garner had a busy afternoon yesterday as she ran errands around Beverly Hills. She's prepping for a trip to Ohio, where shooting for her upcoming film, Draft Day, will begin next week. After taking a short break from making films, Jennifer has been packing her schedule with exciting new roles. She wrapped up filming for Dallas Buyers Club earlier this year and is also reportedly in talks to join Steve Carell in Disney's live-action film adaptation of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Jennifer's husband, Ben Affleck, has talked about cutting back on work following his Oscar win so that Jen can focus on her films. At the April premiere of To the Wonder, Ben said he's a "Mr. Mom" with the kids now that Jen is taking on several new movies.
A-list families filled their weekends with sports, fancy lunches, and cute costumes. The Garner-Afflecks got in the competitive spirit while cheering on Seraphina Affleck at her Sunday track meet in LA, while Blue Ivy Carter made an appearance in Paris to lunch with Beyoncé Knowles. Orlando Bloom carried his little cowboy, Flynn Bloom, to brunch in LA, while Kourtney Kardashian saw the sights in Santorini with her sailor Mason Disick. Click through to see how other celebrities spent time with their kids over the past few days!
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner cheered on their daughter Seraphina as she crossed the finish line at her track meet on Sunday in Pacific Palisades. Along with her proud parents, Sera also had the support of older sister Violet, who helped her younger sister prep for her race by accompanying for her prerun stretches. It was a loving afternoon for Jen and Ben, who showed PDA in the stands. Adding to the family fun, Ben also treated his daughters to a trip to the farmers market that day as well.
Seraphina is not the only one in the family to receive praise for her accomplishments. It was recently announced that Ben will receive an honorary doctorate from Brown University on May 26. It's the season for special recognition, as Ben's best friend Matt Damon just got an award last week from Harvard.