Jennifer Garner And Ben Affleck Breakup “Turns Nasty”?

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Jennifer Garner Nasty Breakup Ben Affleck

By Shari Weiss

Jennifer Garner Nasty Breakup Ben Affleck

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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s breakup has NOT “turned nasty,” despite a sensational and inaccurate tabloid report. Gossip Cop can debunk the story.

The new issue of In Touch, which came out on Wednesday, announces, “Fights, dueling interviews and broken promises fuel new tension in Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s divorce.” Mind you, this is the same outlet that claimed last September the actress was pregnant with their fourth child. As if that lie was never told, it’s now said Garner is “fuming” because Affleck “went back on a promise to keep his mouth shut” about their split.

In Touch points to Affleck’s recent New York Times interview, in which he was asked about Garner’s Vanity Fair cover story. A so-called “insider” is quoted as saying, “Jen went nuclear — she’s livid with Ben. They’d both privately agreed that after everything he put her through, she would be the only one to publicly speak out.”

“Ben had promised Jen he wouldn’t respond to anything, so the fact that he’s gone back on his word has really hit her hard — especially when he’s broken so many promises in the past. The split has turned nasty,” continues the supposed source, who adds, “Tension between them is an all-time high, and they’ve had some huge fights. They’re barely on speaking terms right now.”

The alleged tipster even goes on to claim, “She now wants Ben to officially move out and has started talking about custody arrangements, so it looks like things could turn even nastier very quickly.” But it’s actually In Touch that has taken the nasty turn. The magazine has run a mean-spirited story that paints both Affleck AND Garner in a bad light, one that doesn’t match reality.

It’s also galling the gossip rag even thinks readers should believe its allegations now when its “sources” said Garner and Affleck were “expecting baby number four” last fall. Furthermore, the tabloid even acknowledges in its piece that she and the kids will join him in Europe this summer, which doesn’t jive with its claims of the pair barely talking to one another and gearing up for a custody battle.

Both Affleck and Garner have been incredibly candid recently about their split and where things stand now, revealing things are better than they are worse. In Touch is just out of touch, and seemingly on purpose, choosing sensationalism over honest reporting.

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