Lonely Ben Affleck Isolated From Family & Friends During Rough First Days Of Rehab

Aug. 23 2018, Published 4:03 p.m. ET

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Ben Affleck is currently in rehab after his estranged wife Jennifer Garner drove him to a treatment center late Wednesday afternoon following a relapse. RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal the actor will be isolated from family and friends in treatment.

“Ben won’t be allowed his phone, computer or visits from loved ones for the first few weeks of rehab,” a source told Radar of the 46-year-old actor.

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The insider added how Affleck plans to “channel his creative energy positively through painting.”

As Radar reported, Affleck was caught carrying a box of what appeared to be beer bottles outside his home on August 20.

“When Ben drinks, he gets nasty and it’s hard to be around him,” a source previously told Radar. “He’s unmotivated and becomes very sloppy in his decision-making and his appearance.”

The relapse forced girlfriend Lindsay Shookus, 38, to call their relationship quits. “His behavior was a big turn off to Lindsay, who prides herself on her work and her motivation for life.”

Affleck was soon spotted on a date with Playboy model Shauna Sexton, 22.

Then on August 22, Garner, 46, was photographed driving a disheveled Affleck to back to treatment for the third time.

Garner, who shares three children with Affleck, arrived to his home around 4pm with a female companion, an eyewitness told Radar.

Ben was a mess,” the source said. “He was talking, but you couldn’t understand what he was saying.”

Garner was “serious” during the drive.

“She looked like she was holding back tears,” the source said. “Seems like it’s not the first time she’s had to do this.”

The insider added of Affleck, "He was sweaty, puffy, looking quite out of it. Jen rested her chin on her hand as she drove and just looked ahead.”

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