Ben Affleck's 'Miserable' Expression at the Grammys Goes Viral on Social Media
Actor Ben Affleck went viral on social media for his expression at the Grammy Awards.
A short clip of Affleck sitting next to his wife, Jennifer Lopez, at the event showed him looking less than thrilled.
Spencer Althouse, deputy editorial director at Buzzfeed, tweeted, “However bad of a day you’re having, I promise you’re not as miserable as Ben Affleck at the Grammys right now.”
however bad of a day you’re having, I promise you’re not as miserable as Ben Affleck at the Grammys right now pic.twitter.com/OQxA54H9P1
— Spencer Althouse (@SpencerAlthouse) February 6, 2023
Twitter users reacted to the post, sharing their jokes and other comments.
Anchor Liam Martin wrote, “Awards shows are simply not Boston guys’ scene.”
Awards shows are simply not Boston guys’ scene. https://t.co/IKS6CxmpGB
— Liam Martin (@LiamWBZ) February 6, 2023
One user replied, “Ugh can we wrap this up? I gotta wake up early and get a silly amount of Dunkin’ Donuts.”
“Ugh can we wrap this up? I gotta wake up early and get a silly amount of Dunkin’ Donuts” https://t.co/dllKIuFo4X
— Liz Jenkins (@ej11lizzie) February 6, 2023
One tweet suggested Affleck is “socially awkward and I can relate lol. His social meter is done.”
He’s socially awkward and I can relate lol. His social meter is done https://t.co/CaND9KR5BX
— Rilwan Balogun (@KPRC2Rilwan) February 6, 2023
Twitter account for Chicks in the Office reacted, saying, “Someone please check on Ben Affleck.”
Someone please check on Ben Affleck #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/W8A5hVb6LJ
— Chicks in the Office (@ChicksInTheOff) February 6, 2023
Matt Wilstein, senior writer at The Daily Beast, said Affleck would “rather be anywhere else than front row at the [Grammys 2023] watching Stevie Wonder crush Higher Ground.”
Ben Affleck would rather be anywhere else than front row at the #Grammys2023 watching Stevie Wonder crush Higher Ground pic.twitter.com/82GwqZneNW
— Matt Wilstein (@mattwilstein) February 6, 2023
Read more reactions below:
Ben Affleck is me as a kid being dragged somewhere I didn’t want to go. pic.twitter.com/YJRgB7eoPR
— Dr. Jebra Faushay (@JebraFaushay) February 6, 2023
Ben Affleck is every man who has to go to his wife’s work party rn
— AZ_Golfer (@AZ_TeeTime) February 6, 2023
Ben Affleck wants to go home Jen. Everyone in this video looks like they are vibing to a different song 😂 pic.twitter.com/a3KlNyVskD
— Sakshi Narula (@mssakshinarula) February 6, 2023
Ben Affleck looks like he’s thinking about the best sandwich he ever ate in his life and then remembering that place closed down. pic.twitter.com/BUC9trJUEb
— Mike Beauvais (@MikeBeauvais) February 6, 2023
Ben Affleck about to go full Banshees of Inisherin to convince everyone in that room to leave him alone #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/qwGPYUOV8x
— T (@trinawatters) February 6, 2023
Ben Affleck at the Grammys is me any time I have to be on a zoom call. pic.twitter.com/V2eZZ14qos
— jennifer (@themissjenn) February 6, 2023
Ben Affleck is how every man dragged to a couples baby shower looks pic.twitter.com/sTqdt8oE9n
— Angie G (@MomAngtrades) February 6, 2023
People noted Affleck and Lopez sat with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his wife, Lauren Hashian.
Last year, Affleck spoke out about how he previously struggled with criticism he received in the early 2000s.
“I got to a place where (the public perception) was so different from who I am that I just stopped reading and stopped caring,” Affleck said at the time.
He added, “But then, as my kids got older and started seeing the internet themselves, that’s the difficult part. Even the ‘Sad Affleck’ meme – that was funny to me. I mean, there’s nobody who hasn’t felt that way at a junket. But then my kids see it and I think, ‘Oh, are they going to think their dad is fundamentally sad or they have to worry about me?’ That’s really tough.”
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