There is no evidence that Ben Affleck is gay. This question often
arises probably because many people confuse being gay-friendly with
For example, he apparently will soon be appearing in a new advertising
campaign in which TV viewers are told to "tolerate homosexuals."
Being against homophobia does not make one gay:
Your question is discussed over and over on Usenet Newsgroups:
According to one site, the LA Daily News "claimed that there is
absolutely no truth to tabloid gossip that he and Matt Damon are more
than friends. Affleck said: 'I like to think that if I were gay, I
would be out, 'Rupert Everett Style'.'"
The above quote implies that one of the following is true:
1) He is not gay.
2) He is gay and is out "Rupert Everett Style"
Since Ben Affleck does not appear to be out Rupert Everett style, the
first option must be correct.
Ultimately, the only person that can conclusively answer your question
is Ben himself. As such, you may want to directly write or email him.
He can be contacted at:
c/o Creative Artists Agency
9380 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Additionally, he has an "Official Ben Affleck website":
The email listed at that site is firstname.lastname@example.org
I hope this answer has been helpful. If you would like me to clarify
any portion of it, please let me know.
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