Why did Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus Split? New Details Inside Their Breakup

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Aug. 22 2018, Updated 4:04 p.m. ET

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Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus have officially broke up after a year of dating. This news comes right after the Oscar winner was spotted on a dinner date with Playboy model, Shauna Sexton just last week. Keep reading to hear all about Ben and Lindsay's breakup.

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The 46-year-old actor and the 38-year-old SNL producer split several weeks ago. Lindsay even deleted her Instagram account after Ben went out with Shauna.

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A source told E! News that "They are still very amicable and have stayed friends. They both tried to make it work, but the distance just proved to be too much for them right now. Family comes first for them both."

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Another source said that the Justice League star felt that it was over with Lindsay after learning that she wouldn't move from her home in New York to California like they had originally planned.

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The source also added that Ben was "not happy that there were photos."

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The news of his breakup also comes only several days after the Los Angeles Superior Court warned him and his estranged wife, Jennifer Garner that their divorce case may be thrown out because the two have yet to file their final judgement proceedings.

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