Jennifer Garner to Lindsay Shookus: Ben Affleck’s Boozing Is Your Problem Now!
Back in March, Ben Affleck checked into rehab to be treated for alcohol addiction.
Just a few weeks later, Jennifer Garner filed for divorce from Affleck.
The two events may not be related, as Affleck and Garner had been separated for over a year at the time of Garner’s filing.
Still, according to insiders, Affleck’s drinking was a factor in the couple’s decision to part ways, so the timing may have been significant.
Some have speculated that Jen wanted to give Ben an opportunity to get sober before filing, so that she could work out an equitable custody arrangement with her ex and not fear for her children’s safety.
Whatever the case, Jen is likely well aware that staying sober will be a lifelong battle for Ben.
And while it seems she trusts him enough to let him spend time with their kids on his own, sources say that she’s also happy that the task of making sure Ben stays away from the bottle is no longer on her.
These days, Ben is dating Lindsay Shookus – an SNL producer he met during an appearance on the show – and Jen is reportedly happy to hand her ex’s problems off to his new …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip