News broke Friday morning that Ben Affleck, perennial sad man and occasional Oscar winner, has a new lady, a woman by the name of Lindsay Shookus.
Compared to her (reported) beau, Shookus is relatively unknown.
See photos of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck together: WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actor/director Ben Affleck (L) and wife actress Jennifer Garner attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.
(Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are seen with their daughter, Seraphina Affleck on February 06, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
As reported by People, sources close to Affleck's ex-wife Jennifer Garner say that Affleck after had an affair with Shookus during their marriage back in 2013 -- a full two years before the A-list couple publicly announced their separation.
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This will all change if she stays by Affleck's side, of course — this is Benjamin Affleck, the man who one dated Jennifer Lopez.
His romantic counterparts tend to be high-profile, and poor Shookus is in for a whole lot of media scrutiny (sorry)."The lore of the audition process has become that Lorne doesn’t laugh.That same year he met his future best friend, Matt Damon, a 10-year-old who lived two blocks away.The boys later attended the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, where they both took drama classes.Not only that, but Shookus was also still married at the time.She split from Kevin Miller in 2014, a year after she reportedly started seeing Affleck.Rumor has it Affleck met the producer on the set of SNL in 2013.