Ben Affleck Reacts to Batman Backlash on Jimmy Fallon

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Ben Affleck thought he could handle it. He thought he'd be okay.

He was wrong.

The actor appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Monday and said he was warned about the backlash over his Batman casting, with the studio telling him "Just don’t use the Internet for a couple of days."

But "I handle sh-t!'” Affleck asserted, only to then realize just how negative that "sh-t" actually became, as he explains in this footage:

Of course, the criticism has now moved from Affleck as Batman to Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey.

Watch more from Affleck's interview with Fallon, where the two stars also discuss their children, in the following video:

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Berkeley, California
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Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt