Some stars are thrilled when their kids want to follow in their footsteps, but Ben Affleck says he hopes that his three children find a different path.
“I would do whatever I could to discourage that,” the Argo actor and director told E! at last night’s Producers Guild of America Awards. “My kids have enough issues of being exposed in ways that I don’t want them to be exposed, in magazines and shows and stuff.”
Picking up the statue for Outstanding Producer, Ben was sure to thank Violet, Seraphina and Samuel, along with their talented mom Jennifer Garner.
“I want to thank my kids, who are lovely and beautiful,” he said. “[And] I want to thank my wife without whom I wouldn’t be able to do anything, let alone direct movies.”
And in what’s become something of a ritual this award season, Ben was again sporting artwork from his daughters on his hands. Asked if the doodles will continue, he laughed, “Probably not all the time. They might get tired of it. They’re just doing it all day long.”View Slideshow »»