11 Things You Didn’t Know About Jennifer Garner And Ben Affleck’s Relationship
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner seemed to have a really great relationship during their ten plus years together. She seemed endlessly supportive of her him and his career, and he seemed to really love the stability that she brought to his life. Even though they are currently not together, we can still reminisce about their once seemingly perfect marriage! Here are 11 things you didn’t know about Ben and Jen’s relationship:
They met on the set of Pearl Harbor. Affleck had a starring role in the film and Garner had a small role as a nurse. At the time, he was in an on-again, off-again relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow and Garner was married to Scott Foley, so the two co-stars became friends.
10. Falling in Love
According to the Gone Girl star, he and the Electra star fell in love on the set of Daredevil. “That’s where I found my wife. We met on Pearl Harbor, which people hate, but we fell in love on Daredevil,” he said. According to Garner, there was a time when they were filming that Affleck saved her in the most superhero way ever. “One time, actually, on my way over, I got tangled in the wires,” she told E!. “There was such velocity as I was swinging towards the wall, I was about to literally break my face on this brick wall. And Ben came out of nowhere in his Daredevil costume and went whoosh and caught me. Like ‘I got her!’ And I just thought, ‘who else has Ben Affleck as their own personal superhero?’” Interestingly, at the time, Garner was still married to Scott Foley and the two had yet to separate. Also, Affleck was still engaged to Jennifer Lopez. He and Lopez broke up in 2004 and Garner and Foley divorced that same year.