Ben Affleck Says Armageddon Workforce “Made Me Repair My Tooth”

Ben Affleck DOESN’T CARE About Different Folks’s Opinions

Ben Affleck needed to make a number of modifications earlier than showing in Armageddon.


The Tender Bar star was lately interviewed by frequent collaborator and pal Matt Damon for Leisure Weekly. Throughout their chat, the 2 went over Ben’s spectacular catalog of films, which led him to recall his course of for starring within the 1998 science fiction flick.


“I used to be a bit naive concerning the opinions folks would kind about me,” Ben shared. “Or Michael [Bay] and Jerry [Bruckheimer]’s deal with aesthetics, like, ‘You guys gotta go to the tanning mattress!’ They made me repair my tooth and work out and be horny. Be horny, how do I try this? ‘Go to the health club!’ Operating within the health club and placing oil on my physique and stuff, and it simply turned out to be a long-form model of a type of male topless calendars, in a storage, carrying a tire, sort of greased up.”

Within the box-office hit movie, Ben performs an oil driller a part of a staff recruited by NASA to assist them cease an asteroid from hurling in direction of Earth.

“Michael had a imaginative and prescient of a glistening male torso within the oil, and he was like, ‘That is going to go within the trailer and promote tickets!’ And you realize, what are you able to say?” Ben continued. Referring to his 1997 rom-com, he added, “We may have made, I believe, 400 Chasing Amys for what we made Armageddon for.”

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Nevertheless, Ben additionally revealed that there is one silver lining with regards to the three essential viewers.

“It is humorous as a result of that is the one film of mine that my children have watched they usually’ll sort of all admit to liking,” the actor, who shares three children with ex Jennifer Garner, admitted. “Despite the fact that they relentlessly mock it and me. ‘What are you, driving a tank on the moon?’ However they’d enjoyable, you realize what I imply? They will not even watch The City. So, there you may have it.”

E! Information has reached out to Bay and Bruckheimer’s reps for remark.

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