One of the most normal and happy families in Hollywood at least seems to be Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and their three kids, Violet, Seraphina and Samuel. Maybe that’s because the family keeps their home base in Boston and only lives in Tinseltown when one of them is working. Regardless, Ben and Jennifer seems to be awesome and involved parents who keep their kds out of the limelight and give them as regular a life as possible. I couldn’t stop clicking through these photos of the couple watching their doppelganger daughters (Violet is the spitting image of Jennifer, while Seraphina looks just like Ben) practice iceskating. From what I can tell, Violet is already better on the ice than I ever was! Click through to see more pics of the family being just ridiculously sweet together. [Photos: Fame/Flynet]
I’m fairly meh on both of them as movie stars, but damn, do Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck make adorable kids. [Photos: Fame/Flynet]
Jennifer Garner is one of those actresses that I love inexplicably insofar as I have literally never seen any film or TV show she has ever been in. (In my defense, I am easily bored and I feel like Jennifer Garner might actually be a little boring, not that there is anything wrong with that.) Given that all I really know of her is that she’s pretty, has adorable children, and seems very sweet, I like Jennifer on that basis. The other day, however, I came upon the trailer for “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” while watching “Hollywood Exes” (no shame), and I know it’s a children’s movie and all but I got a little bit of eye water. Is that so wrong? Well, I’ll be seeing it. You don’t have to come. Keep reading »
It can be tough to find meaty, interesting roles for women in Hollywood, which is why WIGS — tagline: “where it gets interesting” — is such a breath of fresh air. The YouTube channel created by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia has enlisted a bunch of mega talented actresses to star in a bunch of short films and/or web series, each telling the story of a strong, compelling woman. Filmmakers involved include Ami Mann, Lesli Linka Glatter, Marta Kauffman, Amy Lippman and Betty Thomas. So who are some of these women who have starred or are starring on WIGS? Let’s find out… [YouTube: WIGS]
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I am not usually one to ooh and ahh over kiddie stuff, but this picture of Seraphina Affleck wearing a t-shirt with daddy Ben Affleck’s face on it is stupid cute. Hey, you can’t blame her for being a fan. I want a t-shirt like this with my dad’s face. Am I too old for that? [Buzzfeed]
I thought “Butter” was just a movie about Jennifer Garner as a competitive butter sculptor. It turns out, the film is a metaphor for the entire 2008 election. Jennifer plays a woman pitted against a young African-American girl in a butter sculpting competition, sure that they’ll win the first place prize she believes she deserves. But when the young upstart impresses the judges, Jennifer’s character loses it — and you can watch her freak out in this new clip.
Personally I think her crazy-eyed look, pin-straight hair and power pumps are more evocative of Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann. And, no lie, “I’m sorry that I was born white and tall and pretty” sounds like something one of them would actually say. [Cinema Blend]
“Everyone says, ‘Oh I hope it’s a boy.’ Obviously, we’d be happy either way. It would be so weird to have a boy, and cool and different; and I’m sure it would be fun for Ben, because he likes baseball and all that stuff. But a third girl: three girls is a great way to grow up. I’m one of three girls … [Violet and Seraphina] don’t really care about the gender as long as we name it one of their names. They have some ideas. Ralphie, Frankie, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Rosemarie. Daisy Duck Affleck—I can see us going that way.”
—Jennifer Garner, who is pregnant again, talks to Ellen DeGeneres about why she hopes her third baby turns out to be a girl. Hey, as far as celebrity baby names go, Daisy Duck isn’t that strange at all. I mean Nicolas Cage’s son is named Kal-El.
After the jump, Jennifer explains why Violet is concerned about the size of her posterior. Keep reading »