TMZ: Ben Affleck and Jennifer garner filed for divorce
NEW YORK, April 14. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. American actor, screenwriter and film Director Ben Affleck’s divorcing his wife, actress Jennifer garner. Both refused to litigation in the courts on the issue of division of joint property and separate custody of children.
This was announced on Thursday, the news site TMZ, which specializiruetsya on confidential information about the lives of celebrities.
According to him, Ben and Jennifer filed for divorce at the same time, their statements are almost identical. It advocates both refused to use. The actors have agreed to continue working together to raise their three children. The issue of alimony to the mother is left open and will depend on the decision of the court.
As recalled by TMZ, Affleck and garner announced the decision to leave in June 2015. Before the wedding they had not entered into a prenuptial agreement, which stipulated the conditions of property division and sharing of parental responsibility in divorce cases. This means that property acquired during marriage may be divided equally.
Affleck and garner married in 2005. They have three children, the youngest of whom — Samuel — was born in 2012. According to media reports, the actors have decided to divorce, in particular, due to Affleck pathological addiction to gambling, he denied the allegations.
In mid-March, he announced that he had therapy for alcohol dependence, from which he was suffering for a long time. Affleck previously has been treated for alcoholism. So, in 2001, he was a 30-day course of therapy. His spokesman said then that some members of the family of the actor in the past suffered from this dependence.
Affleck began his acting career in the 1980s. He is known to the audience, in particular, for the films “Good will hunting” (Good Will Hunting, 1997), which brought him together with a friend, Matt Damon an Oscar for best screenplay, “Armageddon” (Armageddon, 1998), “Dogma” (Dogma, 1999). Jennifer garner starred in films such as “ELEKTRA” (Elektra, 2005) and “Catch me if you can” (Catch Me If You Can, 2002).