Calling. Him. Out.
"I was like, 'I can’t leave because of my kids, but I’m not happy, what do I do?'" The Justice League star spilled on The Howard Stern Show on December 14. "And what I did was [I] drank a bottle of scotch and fell asleep on the couch, which turned out not to be the solution."
"Jen stood by him because she loves him," the source continued. "This is the mother of his children."
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The 49-year-old has previously been open about his struggles with alcoholism and addiction, but admitted his drinking got worse because he felt "trapped" in his marriage to the mother of his children.
Another source told the outlet, "Anyone who knows addict behavior knows how untrue those comments could be for any addict, but particularly Ben. It’s one of the first tenets of AA not to place blame for your disease."
"They both agreed that they wouldn't talk about their private lives in any depth after what happened last time they were together," an insider claimed. "At events the press is told ‘no questions about JLO and Ben. Only questions about the film. Now he shot off his big mouth and dragged her into it."