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Ben Won't Say The C Word

Ben Won't Say The C Word

And by that we mean "comeback." Ben is in Venice to promote Hollywoodland which has received excellent buzz. Reports are saying this is his comeback role but he says, "I never use the 'c'-word -- it's impolite." This movie is a perfect role for him because it allows him to talk about the downside of fame and no one knows this better than the man who began the now popular combo names like Bennifer. Here's more from Ben:

"Nowadays ... people pay attention more and more to actors' private lives or personal lives or even the most mundane aspects of their every day lives in a kind of parallel track alongside their movies," said popular tabloid target Affleck.

"Even the movies sometimes become incidental pit stops or commercial breaks in the soap opera of their life. I think that is bad for the actors, definitely, because it makes it difficult to suspend disbelief when you go and see their movie."

He called fame "just the dance you have to dance."


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SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
love him
Luna13 Luna13 11 years
very wise words though
sexyeyes sexyeyes 11 years
He's adorable ;-) His smile makes my knees weak... I love him
4cdawgs 4cdawgs 11 years
I like Ben and I like Jen Garner! I hope he continues in a strong marriage and strong career!
team_aspartame team_aspartame 11 years
O BEn, I am starting to REALLY like u again but don't do anything stupid to jeopardize this!!
4cdawgs 4cdawgs 11 years
I think it's great that he has settled down and started a family. I am pulling for him and domesticity! His acting may not be that great but he did write Good Will Hunting with Matt Damon so he is quite talented! Good luck, Ben!
pinkangelmonkey pinkangelmonkey 11 years
haha jinxy! lies you love the c word. chocolate!
pinkangelmonkey pinkangelmonkey 11 years
goooo ben...im routing for him. this is gonna be a fantastic movie. im so excited for classier movies instead of most of what you see out there nowadays!
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 11 years
i like him...maybe he should stick to modeling though...
Jinx Jinx 11 years
*shudders* I hate the C word. Its worse than the F word, imo.
Sica Sica 11 years
He's amazing! Hmmmm....
sjpwannabe sjpwannabe 11 years
jen 76--whoops! saw you had made similar post!! great minds think alike!
sjpwannabe sjpwannabe 11 years
dazed and confused, mallrats, chasing amy, good will hunting, shakespeare in love, armageddon, pearl harbor, the sum of all fears...i think he's done more than ONE movie!! and i didn't list them all!! these are the highlights!
TruJrzyGirl TruJrzyGirl 11 years
He's come along way since Jenn Lopez. He seems to have figured himself out, become settled and gotten himself out of trouble. He seemed to have some personal demons going on when he was with her ... Gambling, drinking, etc ... He's much more rounded with Jenn Garner and now, baby Violet. Good for him ... and Her. I hope she has another baby soon : > Hey, how come we haven't seen/heard about Ryan and Reese lately ????????
jennifer76 jennifer76 11 years
LOL SJPW! Should we put on the "You Can Have Him" shirts? Lucky girl.
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 11 years
I won't be seeing this movie any time soon because I've giving Ben like five chances to impress me in a film and in the end I always ending up hating him and myself for watching his films.
sjpwannabe sjpwannabe 11 years
atoxy already made him mine....sorry ladies! step aside!!
jennifer76 jennifer76 11 years
I disagree, Jax - he's been in Dazed & Confused, Armageddon, Chasing Amy, Shakespeare in Love, Dogma and Good Will Hunting. Those are all good. He has been in a lot of crap, too, though.
jaxon jaxon 11 years
*check my new blog* http://teamsugar.com/user/jaxon/blog/26694
jaxon jaxon 11 years
Really he's only had one good movie so I wouldn't consider this a comeback more like his first coming
GypsysJewels GypsysJewels 11 years
He does look good
jennifer76 jennifer76 11 years
I love that he uses words like impolite and mundane. And I'm so impressed now that we've found out he speaks French, Spanish and Arabic.
jennifer76 jennifer76 11 years
Awwww he looks great!
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