How Ben Affleck Has Supported Jennifer Garner After Her Dad’s Death

ben affleck He is doing everything possible to support his ex-wife, jennifer garnerlike him mourns her father’s death,

A source tells ET that the 51-year-old actor and director is “actively involved” with his ex-wife, 52, as she grieves and is “supporting her to the fullest.”

The source added, “He’s been checking up on her and making sure she knows he’s been with her since their dad passed away. He was the kids’ grandfather and she and Ben were always together.” “He considered them his family and always will.”

Garner shared this news His father, William Garner, “passed away peacefully”. Last month at the age of 85.

“We were with him when he left us, singing Amazing Grace (did we take him or scare him away – legitimate question),” she shared on Instagram. With a collage of family photos, “Although there is no tragedy in the death of an 85-year-old man who lived a healthy, wonderful life, I know that grief is inevitable, waiting around unexpected corners.”

However, Garner wrote, “Today is a day for gratitude.”

“We are grateful for Dad’s gentle demeanor and quiet strength,” he wrote. “The way he teased with a mischievous smile, and the way he invented the role of the ever-patient girl’s father. We are grateful for his work ethic, leadership, and trust.”

Jennifer Garner poses with her parents William and Patricia at the premiere of ‘Elektra’ in 2004. , Getty Images for Twentieth Century Fox

The source also told ET that “beyond dealing with this loss,” Garner is “in a happy place” as she and Affleck continue to co-parent their children Violet, 17, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 11 .

“Jennifer is in a very happy place and she gets along well with Ben and Jen[nifer Lopez], Jennifer and Jen have become closer, which is good for both of them. Jennifer Garner and John Miller are doing well and have talked about taking their relationship to the next level,” the source said of Garner and Affleck’s respective partners.

Actress quietly dating john miller Since 2018, while Affleck and Jennifer Lopez54, reawakened their romance in 2021 And Got married on July 16th in Las Vegas — three months After their engagement.

Regarding Affleck and his superstar wife, the source said, “Jen and Ben are doing well and are very happy together. Their children bring them even closer and keep them humble.” “Jane and Ben are supportive of each other and want the best for their relationship and family. Their children enjoy being a blended family and living together. They are all kind and have good relationships with each other.”

lopez share 16 year old twins Max and Emme With her ex-husband, Marc Anthonywho was she Married 2004-2014,

Recently, the couple has been in the news after their relationship was highlighted in Lopez’s documentary. The greatest love story never told, In the doc, Lopez and Affleck Remember their devastating breakup And reflect their love today.

The presence of love in her life inspired Lopez to write her new album, this is me nowand inspired him to create a musical experience Even with the same name.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez , John Koploff/WireImage

While the public’s reaction to Lopez’s recent releases has been polarizing, the source tells ET the singer isn’t paying too much attention to “external hatred.” The source shared, “She has always faced criticism and she knows that some people misunderstand her. She realizes that will always happen because she is an artist and there are people who don’t understand her or don’t care about her.” Know.”

The source adds: “Ben supports Jen 100 percent and keeps it real with her. They both know it’s part of the business and remind each other that you can’t please everyone. They acknowledge what really matters, lift each other up, and encourage each other’s talents and abilities.”

As far as the couple’s future is concerned, the source revealed that Lopez and Affleck are looking for a new residence. “Jen and Ben would love to have a place in New York and are ready to buy. It just depends because it has to be perfect and something they really want to invest in. Jen is a New York girl at heart And prefers to live back closer to where she was raised,” the source says.

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