Ben Affleck responds to backlash over Jennifer Garner comments

Ben Affleck is hurting he says because his confessional blaming his doomed marriage to Jennifer Garner for his alcoholism are being used to make him look like the “worst, most insensitive, stupid, awful guy.”

According to Page Six, appearing on pal Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night show Wednesday, Affleck, 49, quickly brought up his controversial radio chat with Howard Stern, calling it a “really cool, long-form, in-depth, two-hour interview.”

“We talked a lot about my family, divorce and alcoholism … and how you have to be accountable and loving,” he said of the chat in which he said he’d “started drinking” because he “was trapped” with Garner.

“I was really happy with it,” he told Kimmel, saying he left thinking he should do “more honest, exploratory, self-evaluating” interviews.

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