Although they announced their plans to divorce this past summer, new reports indicate that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner may be set to reunite. This newest development in their relationship saga comes after news that Affleck’s mistress and former nanny, Christine Ouzounian, is moving out of the country in order to be with her former fiancé in the Bahamas.
According to Radar Online, Affleck and Garner were recently spotted spending time together with their three children in L.A. Photos from the multiple sightings seem to indicate that all is well with the family, and that Affleck and Garner are still spending quality time together despite their divorce. Does the news that Ouzounian is moving out of the country have anything to do with this?
As many will recall, Affleck and Garner’s split is thought to be the result of his rumored affair with Ouzounian, who used to be their children’s nanny. According to the Hollywood Gossip, Ouzounian attempted to use all the attention surrounding her scandal with Affleck as a way to get her foot in the door of reality TV. After that failed, the former nanny is now off to return to her boyfriend in the Bahamas, who is apparently ready to accept her with open arms.
It is not known if Ouzounian’s recent departure has anything to do with Affleck and Garner getting back together. However, it is apparent that their children are one of the main reasons why the two are still spending time with each other.
This fact was highlighted by an inside source, who told International Business Times that Affleck and Garner had a great time with their kids during a recent trip to a cupcake and toy shop in West Hollywood.
“The kids seemed very happy to be with Ben. They took turns holding his hand for much of the day,” the inside source revealed. “Ben and Jen also seemed okay. They chatted a bit, but mostly seemed focused on making the day fun for the kids.”
Does this mean the two are getting back together? Or is this just another case of them trying to give their kids a normal life? At the moment, it is hard to tell if they have rekindled their relationship, but based on the recent sightings it would appear as though they are still trying to make things work.
“It’s really strange,” the insider continued. “It’s like they’ve just gone back to normal and the Ben stuff didn’t even happen.”
At the same time, another inside source stated that Ben Affleck and his reps are worried that the divorce and scandal with his nanny might translate into a bad turnout in the box office. This is especially true of Affleck, who is getting ready for the upcoming release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
“They are demanding he play nice with Jennifer to try to repair what they perceive as massive damage to his brand and likability,” the source explained.
That being said, there are other reports that seem to indicate things are heading in the opposite direction for the couple. In fact, a different source claimed that Affleck was back to his old drinking and partying ways, which has pushed Garner over the edge.
“This was Ben’s last shot to make things right and he didn’t,” the source said. “She’s done fighting the same fight.”
Whatever turns out to be the truth, it does seem as though things are getting between Garner and the Batman v Superman star. This is especially true given the recent sightings and the fact that Ouzounian may be out of the picture for the foreseeable future.
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