Ben responds, "Please, I thought you were great and I wanted you to do it." (She later convinced Ben to do a guest role in her Elektra spin-off.) VIDEO- Jennifer Garner Reveals How Her Relationship With Ben Affleck Has Changed At one point in the episode, Kevin Smith – whose comic book version of influenced the film -- starts making fun of Ben, and Jen is quick to stick up for her leading man.
"I'm going to have to kick your ass now," she warns Smith. " At the time, Jennifer was still married to her Alias co-star Scott Foley (they separated two months later) and Ben was engaged to Jennifer Lopez (they called off the wedding a year later).
The actress met Scott Foley on the set of The WB's in 2005. She became a huge star, and she deserved everything she got.
There was no other relationship, there was no infidelity, nothing. Through no one's fault and everyone's fault." PHOTOS: 17 Times Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Were Our Relationship Goals As for her other ex, in 2005 that they were still close, even describing their breakup as "benign." "We're much better off as friends," he admitted.
But it looks like Michael Vartan may have been just a platonic buddy until their split became official.
What’s clear is that Jennifer Garner isn’t going to sit around pining for Ben Affleck now that the two have decided on divorce."People do lots of things to anesthetize themselves in moments like these.