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Jen Garner ‘Not Surprised’ Ben Affleck Is Dating A 22-Year-Old Playmate

Feb. 25 2019, Updated 11:47 a.m. ET

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Jennifer Garner is not particularly happy that estranged husband Ben Affleck is dating a Playboy model after splitting with Lindsay Shookus—but she’s also not surprised.

After years of her dealing with his womanizing ways, cheating scandals and boozy antics, there is not much Affleck, 46, can do to surprise Garner, 46.

“Jen realized a long time ago that she cannot fix Ben and that his problems are not hers to solve,” a source close to the actress told Us Weekly. “She’s not his babysitter. She just wants to protect the kids. But she does wish Ben would keep his life more private.”

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RadarOnline.com readers know Affleck started publicly dating Saturday Night Live producer, Lindsay Shookus, 38, days after he announced his split from Garner in April 2017.

While for a moment it seemed the Hollywood hunk was leaving behind his partying lifestyle and womanizing ways to settle in with Shookus, it now seems he’s back to his old habits after all.

Last week, he was spotted celebrating his 46th birthday with much-younger model Shauna Sexton; and just days later, the two were seen entering his mansion after a romantic day date!

As if that wasn’t enough, Affleck was caught holding a box of beer bottles this week—after promising Garner and their kids that he would quit his boozing!

“Of course, she’s not pleased he’s dating a 22-year-old Playboy model,” the source close to the actress told Us. “But she’s also not surprised. Jen has come to expect this from Ben. She’s not going to get involved. She can’t make decisions for him.”

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While Garner seemed happy and unbothered by her ex’s girlfriend scandal in recent photos, the same cannot be said for Shookus. This week, fans noticed the heartbroken SNL producer deleted her Instagram and his been MIA for weeks!

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