ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s 10-year-old son, Samuel Garner Affleck, caused a minor accident on Sunday. While on an outing with Ben and his girlfriend, singer-actor Jennifer Lopez, Samuel accidentally crashed into a car. According to reports, Ben left Samuel in the driver’s seat of an expensive Lamborghini and accidentally crashed the child with it. The three were visiting a luxury car dealership in Los Angeles. Also read: Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in ‘bad’ car accident, escapes unharmed
Photos and videos released online of the incident show Samuel getting out of the car after it made contact with a BMW standing behind it. The photos show Ben walking towards the car after the accident. In other photos, Jennifer Lopez and Samuel can be seen laughing at the incident while Ben is talking to a co-worker. According to reports, the Lamborghini in question costs more than $400,000 (more than 3 million euros).
According to a TMZ report, “Ben and Jennifer Lopez went with Samuel Garner Affleck to 777 Exotics, a luxury rental car company in LA, on Sunday. They were all looking at different cars when Ben had Samuel jump into the driver’s seat of a yellow Lambo. looks like Samuel or someone else had the engine running… the boy put the Lambo in reverse and it looks like he made contact with the white BMW.”
TMZ quoted a representative for Ben as saying there was no damage and the situation was being resolved on the spot. The report quoted an employee of the dealer as claiming there was no accident. However, the photos show something different.
Samuel is the youngest child of Ben and Jennifer Garner† He has two older sisters – Violet Anne (16) and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth (13). Ben and Jennifer were married from 2005 to 18. Ben recently rekindled his romance with actor-singer Jennifer Lopez. The two first dated from 2002-04 and were even engaged but ended their relationship. They started dating again in April 2021 and got engaged again two months ago.