Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas Relationship Is Called Out By Fans for Being a Massive PR Stunt

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Ben Affleck just isn’t identified for being open about his life, however these days, it looks like his new relationship is fairly “out there” by way of media protection. It has some followers satisfied that Affleck’s relationship with Ana de Armas is a superficial PR stunt.

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The pair star collectively in an upcoming thriller film, Deep Water, which is anticipated to hit theaters in November 2020. The film was filmed final yr, when Affleck and de Armas “had an instant connection” in line with a supply for People Magazine. Since then, the pair has vacationed in de Armas’ native nation of Cuba and different Latin American locations, all whereas conveniently getting photographed.

Why the connection is questionable

Even although Affleck and de Armas have made their finest efforts to indicate PDA — like their stroll with de Armas’ canine, public espresso dates, and a stroll on the seashore that featured Affleck’s photograph taking expertise — the publicity is so out of character for Affleck that followers don’t imagine their love is actual. Affleck has managed to remain underneath the radar lately so his sudden emergence and getting photographed feels intentional, at finest.

In the feedback, some Instagram customers have even accused de Armas of utilizing Affleck to achieve “international fame.” As for his or her willingness to be going public through the COVID-19 pandemic, one Twitter person ruthlessly mentioned they “hopes they catch something.”

The 31-year-old actress has had two earlier personal relationships that had been totally different from her present, publicly perceived one, so who can blame followers for considering it is a PR stunt? In 2010, de Armas started a relationship together with her quickly to be husband, Marc Clotet. The couple divorced in 2013. Clotet was eight years her senior, however Affleck is 16 years her senior, and it reveals.

While it seems de Armas does like males who’re older than her, this appears like the primary relationship she has had with somebody who actively appears older. Affleck is a good-looking man, however when in comparison with de Armas’ exes, he doesn’t seem like her kind. Thoughts like this may be a cause for followers to suppose that other than the film, the 2 don’t have anything in frequent. Looks aren’t every little thing and this relationship could in reality be actual, however there are extra tallies for the publicity stunt argument than there are for the real love argument. 

As for Clotet, de Armas’ ex-husband: he has efficiently moved on along with his life, marrying and having two kids. 

Is their relationship for PR?

Fans have noticed that each Affleck and de Armas have quite a bit to achieve by presenting themselves to be in a relationship. Affleck lately went on an unofficial “apology” tour to revive his fame. What higher to bolster his comeback than a steady relationship with a rising, proficient actress?

As for de Armas, her expertise is simple and critics admire her expertise. That mentioned, true stardom is unrelated to expertise. To keep related and rub shoulders with A-listers would solely skyrocket her rising fame.

Whether the connection is for PR or not, the couple has positively made headlines which is able to finally result of their film being a smash hit opening weekend.

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