UsWeekly is reporting that Jennifer Garner has made it very clear how she feels about ex Ben Affleck‘s new piece, Lindsay Shookus, and surprisingly she is not a fan. According to a source, “Jen doesn’t want the kids around Lindsay or having her in their lives. She has many reasons.” I’m sure she does, but homegirl really only needs one. When a woman ALLEGEDLY has an affair with your husband, she may not to want to hang out with her. Just hunch.
Ben and Jennifer 2.0 lasted 10 years–which is basically a millennia in Hollywood time–and have three children, 12-year old Violet, 9-year-old Seraphina and 6-year-old Samuel. According to the source, Ben is totally on board with Jen’s anti-Shookus sentiment and is keeping her away from his children. Which I’m sure makes Lindsay feel amazing about herself. Really puts those lack of engagement rumors into perspective. “Ben understands and has honored her request,” says the source.
Jennifer is in the process of making sure her family settles well after the divorce, she’s only starring in the movie Peppermint she doesn’t want her real life following the same level of familial drama. Jennifer already yelled at Lindsay last year for being a homewrecker, so who knows what Jen will do next? I mean, Lindsay Shookus looks like Syndney Bristow would break her like a fucking twig. Luckily for Lindsay, the source assures us that the exes are perfectly cordial:
“They’re good friends. She wants him to be honest and he usually is. She tends to find out about things, and Ben is very open with her. They both want what’s best for the kids and have made a commitment to see that through.”
The couple filed for divorce last year but things have been stalled on that front for a while. Jennifer has a list of things Ben needs to accomplish before they can finalize it and move on, such as Lindsay staying away from the kids. More things Jennifer is dealing with are Ben’s past alcohol issues, which is a point she’s serious about. The source says:
“The one thing she not flexible on is sobriety. Jen is hesitant to sign off until she’s certain that the kids will be in the best hands at all times. Finalizing the divorce has been a long process because of it.”
Well, Jen is almost there. She’s got her ex-husband sober, she’s got his new girlfriend iced out of her kids lives; last up on her list is getting Ben to have that hideous fucking back tattoo lasered off. Only once that is gone will Jennifer truly feel like her kids are in the best hands.