Ben Affleck, his new (?) girlfriend Lindsay Shookus, and the slight paunch that he’s probably hoping will function as his escape hatch from the current Batman franchise were spotted at a liquor store in Maine. This could be problematic for Ben, seeing as he revealed back in March that he had completed a stint in rehab. Ben’s drug of choice appears to be booze. So moseying around a packie probably isn’t doing your sobriety a favor. It’s like me trying to get my diabetes in check and touring the Little Debbie factory.
“He said he and his girlfriend were just up for a couple days.”
Batman and Throbbin’ mentioned that Sunday was their last day in the state with the goddamn coldest ocean water you will ever encounter. Go to a beach in Maine, go for a swim, catch hypothermia. It should be on their state seal. But I digress.
Ben didn’t seem concerned with anyone recognizing him, because he posed for the above pic with a store employee. She later posted it online as well as posting a snapshot on Twitter of security footage (!!!) of Ben and Lindsay in the store the day before. Umbrella Factory Girl really wanted people to trust and believe that she’d met his ass. She later deleted her Facebook post (“Met Ben Affleck at work today“) as well as the tweet. Pissy phone call from Matt Damon?
A source told People that Ben recently finished filming Justice League and is “enjoying his summer.” Another source says Ben’s way into showing off his new action.
“He also really enjoys spending time with Lindsay. It won’t be surprising to see them out and about and together in the coming weeks.”
Does this mean that she’s going to be replacing his ex Jennifer Garner on that recurring pap stroll for coffee that they always seem to be on, so people don’t think they’re trying to kill each other?
An alcoholic in a liquor store isn’t an automatic relapse. He could have just been helping her carry it to the car. What’s more alarming about this story is what they bought. Two bottles of rosé. Okay, that’s fine. AND SKINNYGIRL MARGARITA MIX. Ugh, one or both of them is supportive of that shrieky Bethanny Frankel‘s hag drink empire. What if she makes enough money to buy another talk show for herself? Relapse all you want Ben, but don’t enable televison harpies.