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Ben Affleck Quits Politics, Fears Poker, Stripper Orgy, and Rehab History Would Hurt Career
celebrity dirty laundry ^ | January 12, 2013 | Sphinx Cat

Posted on 01/19/2013 9:27:14 PM PST by doug from upland

Ben Affleck has been off the radar for a while, coming out of his married-with-kidslife only for bigger films (and maybe to cheat!). We all thought he was taking time off to prepare for his political career, but he’s reportedly nixed it amidst fear of all his scandals which would be stirred up in the campaign process! The father of three has a dark past, which he isn’t eager to put back on the radar!

An insider reported his decision to National Enquirer, print edition January 21, 2013. “The real reason he’s decided not to run for US Senate” is because he fears his own dirty laundry! Though he had support to run for John Kerry’s Massachusetts senate seat—Kerry has just been appointed Secretary of State by President Obama—he is terrified to remind the world about his bad boy history!

“Ben’s worried his bad boy past and wild lifestyle will be dredged up,” the source explained. It’s not like he made one moderately bad mistake—Ben’s scandals could fill text books! His public records include “alcohol abuse that forced him into rehab, illegal underground poker games, and a highly publicized drug, booze, and sex orgy with strippers!” The smear ads just write themselves!

While his kids are young, Ben is said to be keeping on the straight and narrow, setting a good example for them while cleaning up his image. But once he’s put a few more years between him and his past, he hopes to enter public office. The source claims he will “shelve his deep passion for politics to shield his children from seeing Daddy dragged through the mud bath—until they’re older.” Would you vote for or support another Hollywood candidate, or should Ben stick to acting? Is he just using his kids as an excuse to quit while he’s ahead?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: affleck; benaffleck; lib; massachusetts; scandals
What is the problem? He is the perfect Democrat. Even better if he had killed a girl and had a homosexual affair with an Islamofascist
1 posted on 01/19/2013 9:27:23 PM PST by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

While he’s at it he should retire from “Acting.”


2 posted on 01/19/2013 9:37:03 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: doug from upland

OMG!!! Really, I think it is because Affleck is not as smart as pudding would have something to do with it.


3 posted on 01/19/2013 9:37:35 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: All

This is pretty cool. He has a concealed weapon permit. So does Sean Penn.

http://www.nndb.com/event/349/000172830/


4 posted on 01/19/2013 9:44:50 PM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: svcw

Here in Hollywood, I’ve heard for the past 6 years in various circles that this clown and Damon did not write Good Will Hunting but hired a ghost writer. One of the screenwriters for a movie nominated for an Oscar x years ago blatantly told us “those 2 wrote GWH? Then I wrote Casablanca”.


5 posted on 01/19/2013 9:45:03 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: doug from upland
I thought the same thing.

Being a MA man-whore with plenty of evidence of debauchery and low morals should make him a shoo-in.

And even though he lives in California shouldn't stop the geniuses from MA from electing him.

Imagine Massachusetts voters electing someone that actually lives there. Outrageous.

6 posted on 01/19/2013 9:52:29 PM PST by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: doug from upland

is there any pictures on this stripper orgy fest?


7 posted on 01/19/2013 9:55:38 PM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: max americana

Congratulation, I wrote Gone With the Wind!!!!
We are fabulous!!!!!!


8 posted on 01/19/2013 10:03:14 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: doug from upland

Yep-—just typical Leftist with Satanic morals.


9 posted on 01/19/2013 10:11:14 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: doug from upland

Hi, Doug,

I am tired and recovering from a throat thing—but I think he should stick to what he knows, acting and directing. Getting a little sick of Hollywood celebrities weighing on political issues.

Someone once posted a comparison of people like Condi, GW, and any other politicians, elected officials and other public figures who are not in the entertainment world, regarding their education, as compared to Hollywood stars. Pathetic—the difference was amazing.

Julie


10 posted on 01/19/2013 10:12:25 PM PST by proud American in Canada
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Don’t you believe it.

Thanks doug from upland.


11 posted on 01/19/2013 10:14:51 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: doug from upland

What is the problem? He is the perfect Democrat. Even better if he had killed a girl and had a homosexual affair with an Islamofascist”

LMBO


12 posted on 01/19/2013 10:17:17 PM PST by lookout88 (.combat officer's dad)
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the Ben Affleck YT video that can not be named on FR!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzwWrkNeGK8


13 posted on 01/19/2013 10:18:41 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: max americana

Here in Hollywood, I’ve heard for the past 6 years in various circles that this clown and Damon did not write Good Will Hunting but hired a ghost writer. One of the screenwriters for a movie nominated for an Oscar x years ago blatantly told us “those 2 wrote GWH? Then I wrote Casablanca”
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Oh my goodness; I can believe that, absolutely, ma.

You work in Hollywood? That place gives “Shark Tank” an all new meaning. :) And I say that as a person who took screenwriting classes here in Canada. It is a vicious business. Not that I got anywhere with that, with two young children at the time. :)

Good luck to you! :)

Julie


14 posted on 01/19/2013 10:20:13 PM PST by proud American in Canada
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To: All

Ben is, or was, a nice guy. But he’s far to the left. His parents were far to the left.


15 posted on 01/19/2013 10:23:23 PM PST by Terry Mross (People who hate me read my posts and get angry. Yet they can't look away. hee hee)
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To: SunkenCiv

Lovely language...


16 posted on 01/19/2013 10:26:41 PM PST by proud American in Canada
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To: SunkenCiv

He’s pseudo macho trash.
Thanks very much, SunkenCiv.


17 posted on 01/19/2013 10:29:15 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: doug from upland

Add dog cruelty.


18 posted on 01/19/2013 10:30:50 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: doug from upland

...and JLO lead him around like a puppy


19 posted on 01/19/2013 10:34:09 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: doug from upland

That’s just what I was thinking. Sounds like Affleck’s got the ideal resume.


20 posted on 01/19/2013 11:03:35 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: svcw

“Congratulation, I wrote Gone With the Wind!!!!
We are fabulous!!!!!!”

I wrote Howard the Duck, Teen Wolf I and II and Cocktail. Didn’t do to well at the Oscars.


21 posted on 01/19/2013 11:19:37 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: martin_fierro

I wasn’t aware he’d ever started acting. Frankly, Ben Affleck is barely convincing as himself.


22 posted on 01/19/2013 11:45:21 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: doug from upland

He should quit acting as well.

His movies never seem to get off the ground.

How in the Frack did he come to this conclusion?


23 posted on 01/20/2013 12:56:18 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: doug from upland

The only thing that counts in Hollywood as a scandal these days is if an actor/actress came out as a Conservative Republican.


24 posted on 01/20/2013 1:28:31 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: doug from upland

That is pretty weak...Damon thinks that playing stripper poker would affect a political career? He never heard of Bill Clinton? Or does he not realize how neutered the GOP has become.

I think liberals (and some NeoCons) would even forgive him for Gigli....and getting more thsn a quickie from J Ho


25 posted on 01/20/2013 4:53:50 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (The only automatic weapon is the one Obama uses to take your paycheck)
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To: doug from upland
While his kids are young, Ben is said to be keeping on the straight and narrow, setting a good example for them while cleaning up his image.

I guess if you have to question whether or not to share your past you're probably not much of a candidate for political office. As far as a father, your past shapes the lives of your kids even if they aren't aware of it and whether you like it or not.

26 posted on 01/20/2013 6:11:17 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: doug from upland

Why is he worried? It hasn’t hurt any other Dem running for office.


27 posted on 01/20/2013 7:42:34 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: onyx; proud American in Canada

Yeah, he’s a class act, other than the class, or ability to act.


28 posted on 01/21/2013 6:53:57 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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