In a candid interview with PEOPLE, the Batman actor , 47,could not stop gushing about his ex, 47.
“When you have children with somebody you’re connected to them forever,” he said. “And I’m very lucky she is the mother of my children.”
As RadarOnline.com readers know, his reveal came days after he told The New York Times that the “biggest regret” of his “life” is his divorce from Garner.
The actors were married for 10 years before calling it quits. Though their divorce was finalized in 2018, after Affleck entered rehab for the third time for his alcohol addiction, they’ve remained close friends and co-parents to their three kids: Violet, 14, Seraphina, 11, and Samuel, 7.