Jennifer Garner Wishes Ben Affleck a Happy Father's Day, Is More Mature Than We Are

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Jennifer Garner make it very difficult to be a celebrity gossip website.

You see, we specialize in the scandalous; in the bitter break-ups that lead to angry Tweets or unexpected mistresses or, in the ideal scenario, some sort of revenge porn situation.

We're never sure what to do with a star who possibly gets cheated on, definitely gets snubbed on many occasions...

... and simply responds with kindness and generosity of spirit. 

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner: Faking for the Camera?

But this is the situation we've often found ourselves in when it comes to Garner and Ben Affleck.

The actress filed for divorce from the actor in April of 2017, well over a year since the celebrities separated amidst talk that Affleck cared more about drinking than about his family.

(Jennifer and Ben are parents to three kids: Samuel, Seraphina and Violet.)

There was even talk at one point that Affleck had been unfaithful to Garner.

Nevertheless, Garner has refused to say anything negative about her ex-husband to the press.

She's practically gone out of her way in the opposite direction, in fact, praising Affleck as a caring individual and as a dad.

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This is what she did again on Sunday.

In honor of an occasion that celebrates men with children, Garner posted a sepia-filtered photo of Affleck on Instagra, along with a very sweet shout-out about his parenting in general.

It reads as follows:

“Our kids are lucky to have a dad who looks at them the way you look at them and loves them the way you love them, @benaffleck. #happyfathersday #threeluckykids #haveagreatday."

What the heck kind of snarky comment can we make about this nice gesture?

Sheesh, Jennifer!

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Last week, Affleck celebrated his 12-year-old daughter's school graduation at Ivy at the Shore in Santa Monica.

He and Garner are also parents to a 9-year-old daughter and a 6-year-old and have done all they can to shield these kids from the often-dangerous glare of the spotlight.

Because the stars remain so chummy after their split, there's been endless talk of an eventual Ben and Jen reconciliation.

There have been many tabloid covers and stories such as the one featured below:

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Cover

But Affleck seems very happy with girlfriend Lindsay Shookus, who he's actually been with now for over a year.

And his three children seem very happy with him, too.

Affleck marked Father's Day on social media by sharing an image of the homemade card from his kids that read: “Love you dad! You are my superhero!”

And he wrote as a caption to it:

I can think of three incredible reasons why today is so special.

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads and father figures out there, and to the women that empower them to be the best they can be.

Okay, fine.

Affleck's back tattoo is a monstrosity.

But perhaps he's not so bad after all.

We are all so fortunate beyond measure 

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Ben Affleck Biography

Ben Affleck and daughter, Violet
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Berkeley, California
Full Name
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt