Jennifer Garner and her husband Ben Affleck have filed for divorce in Southern California . (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

Scoop: : Affleck, Garner file for ‘super amicable’ divorce

It’s official: Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have filed for divorce in Los Angeles nearly two years after they originally announced their split.

People reports that the power couple filed the document together, and that they’re seeking joint legal and physical custody of their children.

A source told People that things are “super amicable.”

Despite recent reconciliation rumors, a different source told People, “They always planned to divorce despite what people said. If you look at their first statement it says divorce not separate. They just did it the way they wanted to and did what was best for their kids. There was no catalyst, it was just time.”

Meanwhile, they continued to live and vacation together and parent their kids: Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, almost 5.


It seems as though “Survivor” veteran Zeke Smith is having the last laugh in the wake of being outed as transgender on TV.

Jeff Varner’s attempt to stay on “Survivor: Game Changers” — in which he said Smith was being deceptive by not telling the other competitors he’s transgender — did not have the desired effect.

He was voted off Wednesday’s controversial episode, during which fellow contestants Andrea Boehlke and Tai Trang said it was “wrong” and “dirty” for him to bring up a private matter.

Later on social media, host Jeff Probst said it was “the worst thing anybody has done in the history of the show.”

Nick Adams, media director of LGBT watchdog organization GLAAD, said, “It is heartening to see the strong support for Zeke from the other people in his tribe.”

In a guest column in the Hollywood Reporter, Smith forgave Varner, but added, ”Forgiveness requires hope. I have hope for Jeff Varner. I just choose to hope from afar, thank you very much.”


Dave Chappelle stopped by John Mayer’s concert Wednesday in Ohio, where he got Mayer to sing “You’re Gonna Live Forever in Me” in honor of the late Charlie Murphy.


Actress Abigail Breslin is 21. … S.F. Giant Cory Gearrin is 31. … Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar is 40. … Actor Adrien Brody is 44. … Actor Anthony Michael Hall is 49. … Actor Brad Garrett is 57. … Actress Julie Christie is 77. … Singer Loretta Lynn is 85.

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