Sky News reports Matt Damon has refuted accusations that his pal Ben Affleck used his romance with Jennifer Lopez to raise his profile. “Ben didn’t go into the relationship saying, ‘This will get me a lot of coverage.’ Ben was already getting plenty of work as an actor,” he said. “He didn’t need this kind of celebrity and he certainly never courted it.” In fact, Damon says the attention has made Ben “sick of himself.” Read more.
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez & Guadalupe Gamble In Atlantic City
December 3, 2003 – The Philadelphia Daily News reports Ben and Jennifer flew in from Los Angeles to Atlantic City for a weekend at the Borgata, where they hosted J.Lo’s mother Guadalupe. They were put up in a pricey suite and played – together, side by side – blackjack and poker in the high rollers salon.