Did anybody examine on ‘depressing’ Ben Affleck after the Grammys?
Ben Affleck attended the sixty fifth Grammy Awards arguably for the sake of Twitter, which couldn’t get sufficient of the Oscar winner’s “I’d rather be anywhere else” reaction shots throughout Sunday’s telecast.
The “Gone Girl” star accompanied his spouse, actor-singer Jennifer Lopez, to the ceremony and, because of the energy couple’s prime seating inside Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena, have been seen all through the evening reacting to performances, speeches and quips. But Affleck — no stranger to memes of exasperation — appeared disengaged in the background of host Trevor Noah‘s frequent roaming monologues and bored or “miserable” during performances throughout the night, much to the delight of social media.
“Someone please check on Ben Affleck #GRAMMYs,” tweeted the Chicks in the Office account.
For the record, we did check on Affleck and a representative for him and representatives for Lopez did not immediately respond Monday to The Times’ requests for remark.
Meanwhile, photographs and movies of the subdued “Argo” star-director lighted up the social-media platform, particularly a clip of a tense moment between him and Lopez that piqued the interest of amateur lip readers looking for trouble in paradise. Affleck and Lopez wed final yr.
“When the publicist checks Twitter tells your wife to make you smile for the camera. Oh Ben Affleck,” wrote a person who tweeted the clip.
“Ben Affleck worrying if P Diddy was going to perform in 50 Years of Hip Hop ….” added one other, referring to Lopez’s ex’s attainable involvement in one of many night’s standout efficiency collaborations.
And though music legend Stevie Wonder‘s and Chris Stapleton‘s joint performance got the “Argo” star to his feet, Affleck half-heartedly nodded along to the Motown tribute.
“Ben Affleck would rather be anywhere else than front row at the #Grammys2023 watching Stevie Wonder crush Higher Ground,” tweeted Daily Beast writer Matt Wilstein.
“Ben Affleck wants to go home Jen. Everyone in this video looks like they are vibing to a different song,” tweeted another user.
“Ben Affleck is every introvert everywhere. You can see his batteries draining in real time. Man is already at 23% #GRAMMYs #SaveBen,” wrote another.
“Ben Affleck is the 8-year-old dragged to a wedding, wants to go home and play video games,” tweeted NFL veteran Matt Leinart.
“Ben Affleck giving off big ‘Only sober guy at a wedding where you know nobody other than your wife’ vibes,” wrote one other.
Lopez, who’s selling her upcoming “This is Me…Now” album, attended the awards present to current the award for pop vocal album and was totally engaged when winners took the stage. She notably cheered on world famous person Bad Bunny, who received the award for música urbana album and when he gave a shoutout to their beloved Puerto Rico.
Although TV cameras incessantly reduce to the couple, roaming photographers captured some moments of levity between Affleck and different attendees, together with Dwayne Johnson, who was seated on the couple’s desk at one level, and “Succession” actor Adrien Brody, who shared an enormous chuckle together with his fellow Oscar winner.