Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner NOT “Trying For Baby No. 4,” Despite Report

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By Shari Weiss

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are NOT “trying for baby No. 4,” despite an embarrassingly wrong report. Gossip Cop can bust the story.

The claim can be found in the untrustworthy pages of Life & Style, which announces in a headline, “Baby No. 4 For Ben & Jen!” That’s strike one. There is no “baby No. 4.”

The tabloid’s story alleges Garner and Affleck “recently called off their divorce after spending months in couple’s therapy following their June split.” That’s strike two. The divorce has not been “called off.”

Nevertheless, the outlet quotes a so-called “insider” as alleging that now “they’re desperately trying to get pregnant.” The supposed source goes on, “Jen has always wanted four children, and since things are back on track, they both feel another child will cement their marriage and make a fresh start for them both.”

Life & Style even goes as far as saying “congratulations could already be in order,” because Garner “nearly skipped the Feb. 21 premiere of her new movie, Miracles From Heaven, because she felt exhausted and nauseous.” And that’s strike three. The actress did not almost miss the event.

How about we throw in a strike four, as well, since that seems to be the magic number here? The piece ends with the “insider” claiming, “Jen’s confessed to pals that she could already be expecting.” Nope, nope, nope, and nope.

Each allegation in this story is entirely wrong, much like Life & Style’s past articles about the former couple. In the months since Garner and Affleck split, the tabloid has claimed they were battling over custody, calling off the divorce, having a baby to save their marriage, fighting over Sienna Miller, and just last week, “back on.” The difference now, though, is that this new angle comes in the wake of Garner’s very candid Vanity Fair interview, in which she made it clear she’s moving on.

That essentially confirmed the accuracy of what Gossip Cop has been reporting all along. And makes the notion that Garner and Affleck are now supposedly “trying” for a baby or already “expecting” completely laughable. Still, Gossip Cop always investigates, and we’re told this “baby No. 4” story is “just beyond.” Indeed.

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