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Ben Affleck's Girlfriend Lindsay Shookus Talks Being In The Limelight Since Dating The Mega Star

Ben affleck girlfriend lindsay shookus talks attention since dating him
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May. 15 2018, Published 7:10 p.m. ET

After splitting from his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck hooked up with his now girlfriend, Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus. Not being an actress herself, Lindsay is super uncomfortable in the limelight, which she was thrust into since dating the A-lister.

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"It’s strange to me," Lindsay, 37, told Elle of her newfound fame. “My entire career has been behind the camera, and that’s definitely where I’m most comfortable. I’m a producer, I’m a mom, a friend."

Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus take a walk in New York.
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"Being considered a public figure honestly makes me laugh," she added.

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Ben Affleck and girlfriend Lindsay Shookus go for coffee after lunch.
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But despite being uncomfortable, Lindsay's not going to let the media coverage bring her down. "Someone thinks about you for one minute and then says, 'What do I want for lunch?'" she said.

Ben Affleck and girlfriend Lindsay Shookus are spotted as they grab coffee at the trendy Brentwood Country Mart in Brentwood, Ca
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Linsday's friend Kristen Wiig also told Elle that the producer "is fun to get a drink with and is also one of the better dancers" she knows. There's been rumors that Ben has been chasing after Kristen, despite her being close with his girlfriend.

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Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus grab dinner on the Upper West Side
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Whether she likes it or not, it looks like Lindsay's fame is here to stay. She and Ben have gotten pretty serious — so much so that he's even introduced her to his ex-wife.

Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus dinner date at Ma’s Farmhouse in West Village
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What do you think about Lindsay opening up about being in the limelight? Let us know in the comments! 

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