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Ben Affleck's Oscar Speech

Can He Recover

... At Home??

2/25/2013 7:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

022513_ben_affleck_oscars_v2_launchBen Affleck could probably use a ladder to get out of that hole he dug himself into at the Oscars last night when he called out the imperfections in his marriage to Jennifer Garner during his "Argo" victory speech. 

You could hear the nervous laughter from the crowd when Affleck -- who was racing through his speech -- said, "I want to thank my wife ... for working on our marriage for 10 Christmases."

Ben Slept ...

  • In the bedroom
  • On the couch
He continued, "It's good ... it IS work, but it's the best kind of work ... and there's no one I'd rather work with."

We respect his honesty ... and Garner was smiling when the camera cut to her ... but how do you think the comment went over at home, behind closed doors?

We gotta ask ...

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YouDontSay    

Seriously?!

415 days ago
2.

tleeg    

Who cares? Its not like Jennifer Garner is attractive or anything.

415 days ago
3.

Parker    

He was nervous, he was hurried..... He loves his wife very much!Thought it was humble! And bet he never sleeps on the couch!

415 days ago
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CorkiDeCat    

Wow... talk about making a mountain out of a mole hole... the day after and this is the best TMZ can do to try and ruffle some feathers?

415 days ago
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loe    

can be interpreted differently..since all relationships need to be worked on. No one is perfect.. couples are easy to break up because of their works, differences. Ben was right about it so nothing to worry about.

415 days ago
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Decker    

I was surprised when he mentioned her dry vagina - too much info dude.

415 days ago
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Matt    

no story here move along meow

415 days ago
8.

Steve    

Of course it's work. Women Nag,Nag,Nag. Plus they are never happy.

415 days ago
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TV Gord    

Much ado about nothing. If that's the worst thing a couple says about each other, they're okay.

415 days ago
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CoopersMom    

I don't think that's what he meant at all. I thought it was heartfelt & sweet. He was so nervous. Also, real marriages ARE constant work, to keep them fresh, fun & loving. Thinking you guys are WAY off the mark here. BTW, loved all the well deserved "digs" in that acceptance speech by both men at the Academy.

415 days ago
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erkg    

Marriage and raising a family is work - what's the big deal. Everyone knows she keeps the family running - he's admitted on talk shows.

415 days ago
12.

jon    

happy wife, happy home enough said.

415 days ago
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ThirdFromTheLeft    

So I guess no one on the tmz staff remembers Sandra Bullok's acceptance speech...? Or is married for that matter? It is work. Good work, if you're trying.

415 days ago
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Ryan B.    

Sounds like he's keeping it real to me. If he sat up there and talked about how perfect his marriage was, I'd have more suspicion that he had something to hide.

415 days ago
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malia    

TMZ.... You all need to stop looking for a story that's not even there. Marriage is work and theirs is working GET OVER IT.

415 days ago
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