Once again, the internet is losing it over footage of Ben Affleck looking totally miserable – and this time it’s sparked a bit of a debate.
As married couples often do, Ben and Jennifer Lopez stepped out to grab coffee on Tuesday, walking hand-in-hand through the streets of Santa Monica.
And while we know sipping iced coffee is one of Ben’s favorite pastimes, the joy couldn’t be seen on his face in an exclusive clip from the outing that’s now doing the rounds online.
In video footage – which currently has over 3 million views on TikTok – Ben is fed up and J.Lo. clearly looking tired as he walks towards the car a few steps ahead.
Despite his moody demeanor, Ben proceeds to open the passenger side door to allow J.Lo inside. Round on the driver’s side.
Before getting into the vehicle himself, Ben makes direct eye contact with the person filming and raises his hand as if questioning him. you can see video completely Here.
As soon as the video gained attention on Twitter, fans began speculating as to why the actor looked so disheveled, with many theorizing that maybe he and J.Lo were arguing at the time.
“LMAOOOOO no ben tired of his shit,” one person Tweetedechoed by someone else It has been told him as “literally the unhappiest, most-pressed husband in Hollywood”.
“The way she closes the door I know it’s driving her crazy,” wrote to someone else. “Imfao ben looks like he hasn’t found peace for a while.”
And when the slamming of the car door indicates that it is J.J. Lou, it is highly likely that Ben’s frustration this time was aimed at the person filming him, not his wife.
“I feel like she’s frustrated with the paparazzi,” one person Tweeted In response, someone else then notes how he lights up at the end of the video.
“I think you’re all reaching I think he’s tired of the paparazzi hence the ‘what the fuck bro’ pose,” wrote one more,
“He really just doesn’t like the paparazzi,” someone else couple, “Look how he shakes his head. He’s like this every time there’s a camera on him.
If you’ve been keeping up with Bennifer, you’ll know that ever since they got back together in 2021, people have enjoyed speculating about their relationship – with fans theorizing on several occasions that the pair Was caught fighting in public.
For example, in January a video of Jennifer and Ben having a tense conversation at their movie premiere, shotgun weddingleading viewers to speculate that they were arguing over Ben’s drinking.
And on a second occasion in March, the Internet lost it over a clip from the Grammys in which J.Lo appeared to berate her husband for looking “bored” and “pathetic” during the live broadcast. (Ben later confirmed that this was not the case.)
Nonetheless, examples like this help give better context as to why many people were quick to believe they were arguing in the latest video clip. However, several Twitter users took the opportunity to call out the oft-repeated narrative that Ben must be finding J.Lo annoying and tiresome.
“I think it’s so weird and pathetic that some of you want this man to hate his wife so much,” one person Tweeted, “She is clearly annoyed with the paparazzi, not him. Some of you have become so used to not being loved by the people you love and it shows.
“Something about this couple has a hold on the world, it’s iconic, it’s so funny how everyone is just convinced they’re crazy @ each other by paparazzi pics,” wrote to someone else,
in agreement, second suggested It is “disturbing” how people are “pushing to uproot their marriages and families.”
“This dude just looks stressed all the time, before J.Lo so people jump to blame it on him, it’s so weird,” someone else couple,
As well as dishing out the Grammy loss, Ben was forced to speak out about his sullen behavior when he was out in public earlier this year, saying during an appearance Bill Simmons Podcast That it is all a big misconception.
“There’s a reason people always think I look sad or angry because the pictures you see — it’s self-selection,” he said. “The only time you see me is when I’m standing there with my kids and five guys chasing me around and shouting things, which brings up a feeling in you that’s not a pleasant feeling.”