Ben Affleck Talks Sad Affleck Memes, Impact On Kids

“I mean, there is no one who has not felt this way on a trip.”

Recently, the man, the myth, the Ben Affleck meme, gave an interview about his public perception, including the “Sad Affleck” meme, and how he is concerned about the reactions of his children.

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For context, “Sad Affleck” began after a 2017 viral interview in which Ben and Henry Cavill were asked about the negatives. Batman vs. Superman criticism, and … well, Ben’s face probably sums it up.


Hello darkness my old friend.

“I came to a place where [the public perception] it was so different from what I am that I stopped reading and I stopped worrying, “Ben told the Los Angeles Times.” But then when my kids grew up and started watching the internet themselves, that’s the hard part. “

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“Even the ‘Sad Affleck’ meme, it was fun for me. I mean, there’s no one who hasn’t felt this way on a trip,” he continued.

However, Ben admitted that he was concerned that his kids might take the memes literally, saying, “But then my kids see it and I think, ‘Oh, are they going to think their dad is fundamentally sad or do they have to worry about me? That is really difficult. “

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This is not the first time Ben has talked about the meme; He previously said in 2017 that the experience, “taught me not to do interviews with Henry Cavill where I don’t say anything and they can put Simon and Garfunkel clues on him.” . That’s something I learned. “

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You can read the complete interview here.

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