‘Wow’: Ben Affleck Stuns with Grown Daughter Who Became Daddy’s Girl While Her Mom Was ‘Nightmare’
Ben Affleck was at Jennifer Garner’s side when she gave birth to their first child, Violet.Jennifer admitted that Violet preferred Ben to anyone and that she became a daddy’s girl.Ben and Violet looked great in a recent rare appearance in matching outfits.Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were married for ten years before they revealed they were splitting. The two divorced in 2018.
The actress and her ex-husband have three kids together; Violet, Seraphine, and Samuel. Jennifer, who has a sterling reputation in Hollywood, moved from a life full of public attention to a bit of normalcy when she and Ben parted ways.
The pair’s daughter was born on December 1, 2005. Ben and Jennifer welcomed Violet into their lives after the actress’s labor was induced.
A source revealed that Ben was by Jennifer’s side the entire time she went through labor until she gave birth to Violet. Ben was 33 and Jennifer 34 when they welcomed their first child. The two got married two months after news leaked that Jennifer was pregnant.
How Did Violet Become Dad’s Girl While Mom Was a “Nightmare”?
Jennifer, who spoke to InStyle, revealed that when Violet was born, Ben would spend hours cuddling her and would sleep with Violet in his arms. “Violet prefers him to anyone,” she admitted, then added:
“He’s a teddybear of a guy. Nothing makes me happier than to see the two of them together and her little hands on his face. He has a prevailing calm.”
However, Jennifer, who didn’t want to miss a second of Violet’s growth, said she would take her daughter with her almost everywhere she went, “She couldn’t have a free thought. I was all over her. I was a nightmare for everyone around me.”
The mom of three said Violet didn’t care much about her even when she worked. She was the only one who seemed to miss the other among the two. “Even this morning, leaving her in her high chair, going, Mama! Up, up! I had to tear myself away,” the actress noted.
When Violet started to grow up and attend school, she became more like her father. The actress said Violet was hyperarticulate like Ben.One time, when Jennifer gathered other celebrity moms to discuss how they could get better protection for their children, Violet, who was still in kindergarten, offered to share her feelings.
Dressed in a red velvet dress, she got on a chair, looked at the present mothers with her hair drawn back and her glasses on, and said she didn’t like being chased by the paparazzi because they were scary men: “We didn’t ask for this. We don’t want these cameras. They’re scary… it’s hard to feel like a kid when you’re being chased.”
Years after Violet spoke out, Jennifer testified in front of the California State Assembly Committee on Public Safety and supported a bill to protect the kids of celebrity parents. The bill was signed into law in 2014.
A journalist interviewing Jennifer also said Violet was a courageous and kind girl. The journalist revealed that Violet and her daughter went to the same school. As per the journalist, her daughter had just gone through an ugly mean-girl episode and was trying not to cry in a cafeteria.
Violet encountered the journalist’s daughter in a line and saw that she wasn’t comfortable. Jennifer’s daughter asked the girl if she was okay and managed to turn the journalist’s daughter’s mean-girl episode into a touch of kindness and grace.