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Ben Affleck to Live on $1.50 per Day to Raise Awareness for Eastern Congo

Ben Affleck to Live on $1.50 per Day to Raise Awareness for Eastern Congo

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — He’s a Hollywood actor, producer and director, but Ben Affleck will be living beneath his means in a big way.
The Oscar winner, 40, is joining Josh Groban, Debi Mazar, Sophia Bush and The Avengers star Tom …

On Oscar Sunday, Ben Affleck’s Daughter Wins Trophy of Her Own

On Oscar Sunday, Ben Affleck’s Daughter Wins Trophy of Her Own

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Argo director Ben Affleck has collected many awards this season, including an Oscar statuette for best picture of the year, but his young daughter wasn’t to be outdone. She won her own trophy Sunday — for spell…

Ben Affleck Accepts Top Award at Directors Guild Awards

Ben Affleck Accepts Top Award at Directors Guild Awards

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Ben Affleck won the top award at the 65th Annual Directors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Saturday night, People Magazine reports. Affleck accepted the award for outstanding directorial achievement for Argo after being…

Jennifer Lopez ‘Happy’ that Ex Ben Affleck Won Golden Globe

Jennifer Lopez ‘Happy’ that Ex Ben Affleck Won Golden Globe

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Jennifer Lopez was happy for her old flame, Ben Affleck, when he won the Golden Globe for best director last weekend for his work on Argo.
Lopez made an appearance Wednesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where t…

Ben Affleck Won’t Be Running for Senate

Ben Affleck Won’t Be Running for Senate

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Those hoping the United States Senate may get a little less gray and a bit more celebrity-studded won’t be getting their Christmas miracle today.Despite speculation, Ben Affleck announced late Monday he would …

Ben Affleck to Run for Office? Probably Not

Ben Affleck to Run for Office? Probably Not

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — Ben Affleck has been an increasingly popular presence in the political realm as of late. Earlier this week, he testified on Capitol Hill about security in the Democratic Republic of Congo and recently his name has…

Ben Affleck Named "Entertainment Weekly’s" ‘Entertainer of the Year’

Ben Affleck Named "Entertainment Weekly’s" ‘Entertainer of the Year’

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Ben Affleck has been named Entertainment Weekly’s “Entertainer of the Year” for 2012.Appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday, Entertainment Weekly editor Jess Cagle said Affleck was selected because “he…

Ben Affleck: U.S. Can Do ‘Huge Amount’ to Help Resolve Conflict in Congo

Ben Affleck: U.S. Can Do ‘Huge Amount’ to Help Resolve Conflict in Congo

Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC(NEW YORK) — Actor Ben Affleck — founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative – said Sunday morning on “This Week” that the United States can do “a huge amount” to help resolve the violent conflict i…

Ben Affleck Among Barbara Walter’s "10 Most Fascinating People"

Ben Affleck Among Barbara Walter’s "10 Most Fascinating People"

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Ben Affleck and Seth MacFarlane both made Barbara Walters’ annual Most Fascinating People special, which airs next month on ABC.In the special, Walters will run down the year’s most prominent people in the fields of…

“Argo” Review: ‘Fists Will Be Clenched…Hearts Will Palpitate’

“Argo” Review: ‘Fists Will Be Clenched…Hearts Will Palpitate’

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Having just celebrated the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, highlighted by the forthcoming release of the next Bond film, Skyfall, we’re reminded of just how much we love a good spy story.  B…

"Argo" Director Ben Affleck Lobbied Himself for Leading Role

"Argo" Director Ben Affleck Lobbied Himself for Leading Role

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Ben Affleck’s new drama Argo is based on the strange-but-true 1979 CIA operation to rescue from Iran six Americans who’d escaped the U.S. Embassy in Tehran before Islamic radicals took 52 hostages there.Under the gu…

Ben Affleck Still Stays in Touch with Jennifer Lopez

Ben Affleck Still Stays in Touch with Jennifer Lopez

Chris Weeks/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez ended their “Bennifer” relationship nearly 10 years ago, but the actor and filmmaker tells The Hollywood Reporter they still keep in touch.
“We don’t have the …

Jennifer Garner Praises Husband Ben Affleck’s Virility

Jennifer Garner Praises Husband Ben Affleck’s Virility

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1(LOS ANGELES) — Jennifer Garner revealed during an interview on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show Thursday, that while she has no plans for more children, she can’t say for sure because husband Ben Affleck has “wonder spe…

Ben Affleck, Hillary Clinton Lobby for World Child Survival

Ben Affleck, Hillary Clinton Lobby for World Child Survival

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — Political and Hollywood royalty came together Thursday as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and movie star Ben Affleck spoke at a conference in Washington D.C. focused on helping kids around the world live to see…

Ben Affleck Reveals Baby’s Name

Ben Affleck Reveals Baby’s Name

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Ben Affleck has confirmed the birth of his third child with wife Jennifer Garner, and announced the baby’s name. He wrote on his Facebook page Wednesday, “We are happy to announce on Feb. 27, Jennifer gave birth …

Report: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Welcome Baby Boy

Report: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Welcome Baby Boy

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1(LOS ANGELES) — Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have welcomed their third child. Us Weekly reports Garner has given birth to a baby boy in Santa Monica, Calif. The child’s name and birth date are not mentioned in t…

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