Ben Affleck’s misery at the 2023 Grammy Awards has become Twitter’s favorite meme, but one source revealed it fun tonight that, yes, Affleck wasn’t having a good time, but it was just because he felt bad.
Jen [Lopez, Affleck’s wife] and Ben had a fun date night at the Grammys, but they were both too busy working on a few projects and Ben was feeling tired,” the source explained.
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The source stressed that they still had a good night, and Lopez was understanding: “Jen had a great time and wanted Ben to be excited to be there, but she understood where he came from. Jen knows Ben is a great husband and still wants to have a good night together.” they provided.
Lopez knows that big events like the Grammy Awards aren’t actually her husband’s natural habitat, she added:[She] She knows how supportive Ben is towards her and her job, but she also understands that Ben is more of a host and that being out at events all the time is not for her.”
On her side, Lopez shared a video of herself and Affleck from the Grammy night and tried to shut down internet chats about their evenings not being happy. “Always the best time with my husband,” she wrote.
Lopez was a MC at the Grammys. The camera cut him and Affleck throughout the ceremony, looking generally cheerful and Affleck a little more melancholy. Twitter reactions ranged from introverts sympathetic to Affleck to some jokes that it was perfectly fitting for him to look sad, given his “Sad Affleck” meme history.