Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck NOT Headed Toward $150 Million Divorce, Despite Claim

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By Michael Lewittes


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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are NOT headed toward a $150 million divorce, despite a new report claiming the couple’s marriage is at its breaking point. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this rumor.

The rumor first took shape last week when RadarOnline falsely stated Garner was angry that Matt Damon went to George Clooney’s wedding instead of Affleck’s Gone Girl premiere. And even though that wasn’t true, the National Enquirer this week picked up the claim and adds that Garner’s “blowup” following the supposed Damon diss is precipitating her and Affleck’s “split.” Again, it never happened.

Still, the tabloid says Garner and Affleck are living separate lives, noting the mother of three is tired of her husband’s “gambling, history of cheating, boozy past, and never-at-home work schedule.” Uh-huh.

Of course, the magazine has tried (and failed) with these themes before. Four years ago, the Enquirer said Garner and Affleck’s marriage was “hanging by a thread” (strike one). The supermarket tab also falsely reported Affleck has a “depraved gambling addiction” (strike two). And the magazine previously alleged Garner was “furious” that Affleck keeps in touch with Jennifer Lopez (strike three).

There was no “blowup.” There is no divorce. A source close to the situation exclusively tells Gossip Cop that this story is “100 percent false.”

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