Ben Affleck smoking memes are their own universe, a collection of afflicted Afflecks working through it. An Infinity Gauntlet of ennui. Now there’s a new gem.
Photos of Affleck wearing a face mask and lifting up the mask to sneak a smoke are circulating, apparently captured during a walk with Knives Out star Ana De Armas in Venice, California. The couple has been photographed taking a lot of quarantine walks, but this one hit different.
It’s a “mood,” to be sure, but also an illustration of our conflicting urges during a pandemic.
There is conflicting info on the effect of coronavirus on smokers, which definitely means you probably shouldn’t be smoking, but Affleck has been in “fuck it” mode for a bit now. The gauntlet is complete.