Ben Affleck ‘ s personal problems, rehab stints to Jennifer Garner split

Ben Affleck has reportedly entered rehab in 2018 after his estranged wife Jennifer Garner reportedly staged an intervention.

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Ben Affleck’s personal life is once again under a spotlight.

The Hollywood star, 46, has reportedly checked into rehab after his estranged wife Jennifer Garner staged an intervention, according to several reports.

Read on for a look at some of the personal issues of the actor and director has been known through the years.

Rehab stay, 2018

TMZ first reported Aug. 22 the star checked into a treatment facility after Garner went to his Pacific Palisades home to sit with him. Garner reportedly the home visibly shaken before returning shortly after with an unknown woman. Then, all three boarded a car and went on our way to a processor.

The Blast obtained photos of Affleck receipt of a delivery of alcohol in his house in the days prior to his conversation with Garner.


Intervention held for Ben Affleck through Jennifer Garner

Affleck is in ongoing treatment, and attending meetings for alcohol abuse, People reports. The publication also notes he knew he needed treatment and was singing about. He is reportedly not resist Garner’s pleas for him in rehab.

Affleck is reportedly in a live-in treatment facility where he will stay for a longer period of time.

Public access, 2017

Affleck spoke about undergoing a treatment via social media in March 2017.

“I have completed treatment for alcohol addiction; something I have dealt with in the past and will continue to confront,” he said in a Facebook post.

He referred to his three children with Garner — Violet, Seraphina and Sam in the post.

“I want to live life to the fullest and be the best father I can be,” he added. “I want my children to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and a source of strength for everyone who needs help but is afraid to take the first step.”

The “Justice League” actor continued, “I’m lucky to have the love of my family and friends, including my co-parent, Jen, who has supported me and cared for our children, as I have done, what I need to do.”

Affleck concluded the post by calling it “the first of many steps that are taken in the direction of a positive recovery.”

Garner divorce and other relationships, 2015

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced their divorce in June 2015.


Garner and Affleck announced their split in June 2015, after his marriage in the turks and Caicos islands on 29 June 2005.

“After much thought and careful consideration we have made the difficult decision to separate,” they said in a statement.

The actors adds, “We go through with love and friendship for each other and commitment to co-parenting our children, whose privacy we ask to be respected in this difficult time. This will be our only comment on this private, family matter.”

Affleck reportedly moved in with the family of the then-28-year-old nanny, Christine Ouzounian.

It was not until April 2017, that Garner and Affleck officially filed for divorce. While their divorce is not yet finalized, Affleck has made headlines for his relationship with Lindsay Shookus.

Ben Affleck went from “SNL” producer Lindsay Shookus in July 2017.

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Affleck began dating “Saturday Night Live” producer in July 2017. However, it was recently revealed they broke, the reports that claim his toll on the actor’s sobriety.

News of a new rehab stint comes after the troubled actor was seen in the town with the 22-year-old Playboy model, in House Clerk, who is rumored to be his new girlfriend.

Rehab stint, 2001

Affleck reportedly entered a Malibu, California, rehab in August 2001.

People reported at the time Affleck reached a friend and said that he needs help. Eventually he connected with another big name: Charlie Sheen.

Sheen had three years of sobriety under his belt at the time, the People explained, adding that he helped Affleck a room at the Promises and gave him a ride.

“I went to rehab for 29 and partying too much and not too many boundaries and clear my head and try to get an idea of who I wanted to be,” Affleck told The Hollywood Reporter in 2012 a profile. “It was more a ‘let me get myself straight,’ before it became a rite of passage.”

Comments on austerity, 1998

Affleck explained his choice to abstain from alcohol.

“I just wanted to stop. I began to regret some of the things I’ve done when I was drunk,” he told the newspaper USA Today in June 1998.

He added, “It’s funny to be obnoxious or out of hand, but then it is: ‘I think I hurt that person’s feelings. I made a fool of myself’ or ‘I didn’t want to kiss that girl.” I have almost no inhibitions, so it is dangerous for me.”

Fox News’ Tyler McCarthy and Katherine Lamb contributed to this report. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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