Jennifer Garner And Ben Affleck NOT In Bitter Custody Battle, Despite Report

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By Minyvonne Burke

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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are NOT in a bitter custody battle, despite a new report. Gossip Cop can debunk this rumor, which was started in one of the tabloid’s this week.

According to In Touch, Garner wants sole physical custody of the couple’s three children. The tabloid alleges she is even willing to “do anything to get full custody,” including “using Ben’s issues with gambling and drinking and published charges that he cheated.”

The magazine quotes a so-called “source” as saying, Garner and Affleck are preparing for a “pretty nasty custody battle.” The supposed “source” adds, “He’s been cooperating with her in hopes this divorce won’t get ugly. But he’s fighting an uphill battle – and is most likely to lose.”

The major issue with In Touch’s latest tale is that it’s all wrong. As Gossip Cop previously reported, Affleck and Garner’s divorce is far from “ugly.” In fact, it’s remarkably amicable. Garner and Affleck said in a joint statement a few weeks ago that they had a “commitment to co-parenting our children,” and Gossip Cop has confirmed they have been doing their best to achieve that, including having Affleck live in her guest house in Atlanta, where Garner is currently shooting Miracle From Heaven. From everything Gossip Cop has learned from our sources, the pair plans to share custody of their children.

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