Ben Affleck Mocked For Looking Bored At Grammys – ‘He’d Rather Be In Dunkin’
Ben Affleck’s straight facial expression has sparked a barrage of mocking tweets every time the camera pans towards him at the 65th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
The 50-year-old actor attended the star-studded ceremony with wife Jennifer Lopez, whose eclectic career has propelled them into the music and film worlds over the past few decades.
And while Lopez, 53, was spotted rocking out to performances from her prime seat at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena, Affleck seemed to barely be able to muster a rhythmic nod as the night wore on.
Cameras panned to the daredevil Star repeated throughout the show, exhibiting reactions that would have given away his feelings if he was impressed at all.
The moments were captured by a host of social media users, who joked about the actor’s apparent boredom that night – even claiming he looked like he’d rather be visiting a Dunkin’ Donuts branch.
Sharing a screenshot of Affleck alongside Lopez, Philip Lewis, Editor at HuffPost, wrote on Twitter: “Ben Affleck looks like he’d rather be in Dunkin.”
Buzzfeed assistant editor Spencer Althouse released video footage of Lopez clapping along to a performance while Affleck’s head barely moved.
old house commented that “no matter how bad the day is for you, I promise you’re not as miserable as Ben Affleck was at the Grammys right now.”
“Why is Ben Affleck’s FACE THIS?” Screenwriter Alanna Bennett asked.
“I’ve never seen a man with more existential angst than Ben Affleck,” Bennett said added in a follow-up tweet.
Author and podcast host Elamin Abdelmahmoud also commented on Affleck’s appearance on the show. tweet: “Whoever is cutting up on Ben Affleck as he grows more and more upset, thanks.”
Despite the seemingly less than impressive moments captured by the camera, Affleck was photographed with fellow actor Adrien Brody smiling broadly as they greeted each other entering the venue.
Affleck’s appearance at the Grammys comes after a video showing him protesting to Lopez for not drinking while they attended a party went viral on TikTok. The star has been open about his alcohol addiction in the past.
In the clip, Lopez is joined by Affleck at an afterparty to the Hollywood premiere of her new film forced marriage on January 18th.
With Lopez’s hit song “Let’s Get Loud” playing in the background, Lopez holds a wine glass while Affleck yells over the music, “I wasn’t drinking, okay?”
Lopez is then seen raising the glass and making eye contact with Affleck as she carefully samples the drink before putting it down as her husband yells, “Jen!”
A number of TikTok users slammed Lopez, suggesting she wasn’t supporting Affleck by drinking alcohol. Others insisted Lopez actually tasted the drink to check if it contained alcohol. Affleck, who has spoken out about his alcoholism, has been to rehab several times.
news week had previously reached out to Affleck and Lopez representatives for comment.
Affleck last entered rehab for alcohol addiction in August 2018 after his ex-wife, Jennifer Garner, performed an intervention. Photos showed the two on their way to a treatment facility in Malibu, California.
The screen star first entered a rehabilitation facility in 2001. In March 2017, he announced on Facebook that he had completed treatment.
“I completed treatment for alcohol addiction; something I have dealt with in the past and will continue to confront,” he wrote. “I want to live life to the fullest and be the best dad I can be.”
The father of three added: “I want my children to know that there is no shame in getting help when you need it and that they are a resource for everyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step.”
Affleck tied the knot with him last summer Gigli co-star Lopez, with whom he was first romantically linked two decades ago. The couple married in July.
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