After much speculation about the unusual living arrangements of newly-divorced couple Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, more news are surfacing that both of them are happily seeing other people.
Garner and Affleck formally announced their divorce in June of last year but have been civilly co-parenting their three children: 9-year-old Violet, 6-year-old Seraphina, and 3-year-old Samuel while living in the same property.
While trying their best to maintain a friendly relationship for the sake of their children, both Garner and Affleck seem to have started moving on from their failed marriage. Last month, Affleck was rumored to be seeing his Live by Night co-star, British actress Sienna Miller after photos of them holding hands in between takes made rounds on the Internet.
— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) December 10, 2015
Recently, Jennifer Garner has been romantically linked to a “mystery date” after paparazzi spotted her spending a few minutes with an unknown man after attending a funeral with her ex-husband.
Reports claim that Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck left the funeral looking quite gloomy and somber, but then her mood changed quickly when she met up with her mystery date afterwards.
— Mirror Celeb (@MirrorCeleb) January 5, 2016
According to tabloid newspaper Mail Online, the 43-year-old actress went inside her date’s parked car and chatted with him for approximately 30 minutes before leaving with a big smile on her face. No information has been released about this man other than he has brown hair and that he might be Garner’s accountant.
— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) January 6, 2016
Prior to these new reports, Jennifer Garner was said to have briefly dated her Valentine’s Day co-star Patrick Dempsey. OK! Magazine reports that Dempsey and Garner “have been friends for years” and that they communicate constantly even when Dempsey is out of the country shooting his latest film, Bridget Jones’ Baby.
A source close to the Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck revealed to E! News that while Affleck is living on his own in a separate section of their home, Garner still cross paths every day. Garner allegedly remains “frustrated” with some of Affleck’s choices, but chooses to ignore them to avoid further confrontation that could possibly affect their children.