Ben Affleck is reportedly seeking treatment for alcohol addiction for the third time, TMZ reports. On Wednesday, the 46-year-old was photographed leaving his home and headed to a treatment facility after Jennifer Garner apparently staged an intervention.
Ben first entered rehab for alcohol addiction in 2001, and then again in 2017. Back in March 2017, Ben revealed in a Facebook post that he had completed treatment, thanking his family and friends for their love and support. "I want to live life to the fullest and be the best father I can be," he wrote. "I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step."
Ben recently split from girlfriend Lindsay Shookus and has been spending time with 22-year-old Playboy model Shauna Sexton. According to Us Weekly, Jen is neither pleased with nor surprised by the news. "Jen has come to expect this from Ben. She's not going to get involved. She can't make decisions for him," the outlet reported. "Jen realized a long time ago that she cannot fix Ben and that his problems are not hers to solve." Ben and Jen have three children together, daughters Violet and Seraphina and son Samuel.
— Additional reporting by Monica Sisavat