Ben Affleck is on the verge of an emotional breakdown over his activities in the past that led to his split with Jennifer Garner, Radar Online reported, citing a source. However, Gossip Cop reported that Affleck is not poised for a breakdown.
“Ben’s a shadow of his former self — bloated, down and completely torn over what to do,” a friend of the “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” star told Radar Online. The friend added that Affleck’s condition has forced Garner has agreed to delay their divorce negotiations till the actor finishes his upcoming project.
“Jen’s been using the delay to try and fix things,” the friend reportedly said. “Ben can’t believe she even wants to give him another chance after how he’s behaved but she feels she should because of the kids.”
The friend also said that despite Garner’s efforts, Affleck continues to withdraw. Still “Jen’s hoping he can pull himself together, but even she admits she’s being very optimistic.”
However, “he’s burnt her so many times and her friends are urging her to not give him any more chances,” the friend told Radar Online. “He’ll never change and he doesn’t deserve it.”
The news comes amid reports that Affleck and Garner spent Christmas together for the sake of their children.
"They will be together as a family," a source told E! News last week. "They continue to put the kids first and spend time with each other for the sake of their children," the source said, adding that the two were “in a good place right now."
Since announcing their divorce in June, several rumors have surfaced around Affleck and Garner. The “Gone Girl” star was embroiled in a cheating scandal with their nanny Christine Ouzounian.
Some reports also claimed that despite troubles in their marriage, Affleck and Garner may reconcile amid rumors of the "13 Going On 30" actress’ pregnancy.