She’s a saint! Jennifer Garner is racking up a lot of goodwill at a local church. The Camping actress donated a bunch of gifts from ex-husband Ben Affleck to the congregation in a bid to put her scandal-plagued marriage in the past.
“Jen is getting rid of anything and everything that reminds her of Ben,” a source close to the former couple — who share kids Violet, 12, Seraphina, 9, and Samuel, 6 — revealed to Life & Style magazine.
“Expensive clothes, handbags, some workout, and sports equipment, too — all of which goes into a huge bin in her garage labeled ‘charity,” the source continued. “Honestly, it’s a win-win situation: Jen gets to cleanse her home of every trace of Ben and gets to give back to the church.”
In addition to Jen’s philanthropic efforts at Ben’s expense, the 46-year-old reportedly has a new man in her life, too! Multiple sources revealed to Us Weekly that the mother-of-three is dating businessman John Miller.
“They’ve been together six months — and it’s getting pretty serious,” one insider told the publication, while another added, “Jen brings out the best in John, and he is the happiest he has probably ever been. It’s a loving, healthy relationship.”
So, who is the mystery guy that managed to steal Jen’s heart? According to the outlet, John, 40, is the CEO of CaliGroup, a company that owns Miso Robotics and a chain of about 50 CaliBurger restaurants. He, too, was once married. Hmmm, sounds like a real catch. We’re happy to hear that Jen is putting her happiness first.
After all, having to deal with Ben’s exploits over these past few months couldn’t have been easy. Between the actor’s third stint in rehab and his Playboy model ex-girlfriend, Shauna Sexton, Jen has had her hands full. Let’s just hope that Jen’s flourishing love life doesn’t derail Ben’s hard-earned sobriety.