Ben Affleck’s kids see his love of Dunkin’ as an ‘eccentric habit’
Ben Affleck’s love of Dunkin’ Donuts is drawing a lot of attention, but his three kids seem to be taking it easy.
On the set of his Super Bowl commercial for the brand, the actor told People his family sees his dunkin runs as a quirk.
“There aren’t that many Dunkin’s in LA where they grew up, so I think they consider it a bit of an eccentric habit on their father’s part that there’s a coffee shop that I really stay at and go to,” he said he .
He added, “But you know it’s kind of related to where I grew up and Boston.”
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Affleck has three children with ex Jennifer Garner: Violet Anne, 17, Seraphina Rose, 14, and Samuel, 10. He is currently married to Jennifer Lopez, who has two children with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 15. old twins, Max and Emme.
“I think they’re delighted with it. I like to think so. I don’t know if it’s true, but like so many other things, I tell myself,” joked the Oscar winner. “I think it will be tolerated, which I felt is the best you can hope for as a parent of youngsters.”
The ‘Good Will Hunting’ star became infamous after being spotted by the paparazzi with Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in hand. The connection between the star and the brand was so strong that it led to the Super Bowl commercial.
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The spot, which Affleck also directed, featured the actor working at a drive-through window at a location in Medford, Massachusetts, interacting with real customers. It ended with a cameo from Lopez.
The “Argo” star told The Wall Street Journal that there were scripted and unscripted versions of the commercial and that some of the unscripted interactions led customers to criticize its “incompetent” service.
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“It’s Boston, after all, so we had some pretty rude and agitated people who were willing to express their displeasure in colorful ways, and I’m still committed to including the most interesting of them in some of the most outlandish social venues. ” he told the outlet.
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