Ben Affleck: Matt Damon Is ‘Very Bitter’ About Batman Role

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting

The friendship of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon is one that every moviegoer can’t help but be warmed by. Friends for 35 years, the pair’s scriptwriting efforts on Good Will Hunting made them hot properties in Hollywood back in 1997, and since then they’ve gone on to become two of the biggest actors in the world.

Whenever the two have been interviewed over the last 20 years they’ve never missed the chance to poke at each other. So when Ben Affleck appeared on Popcorn With Peter Travers, via ABC News, to talk about his upcoming release Live By Night and the topic of Batman came up he just couldn’t resist the opportunity to have a dig at his good friend.

Ben Affleck joked that Matt Damon is particularly jealous and “bitter” about the fact that he’s Batman, especially since Damon is only Jason Bourne.

Ben Affleck as Batman
[Image via Warner Bros]

Ben Affleck teased,

He’s very bitter. All he gets to do is Jason Bourne. Just keeps doing it again and again. We get it. He’s had his share. I got We Bought a Zoo on a loop in the house.

Ben Affleck also decided to get a little serious about just how important it has been for him to have a good friend like Matt Damon right there at his side throughout his rise to the top of the Hollywood elite. Ben Affleck was at odds to insist that he doesn’t believe the duo have changed dramatically over the course of their friendship, insisting that they’ve always been there to poke fun at each other and keep the other one grounded. Ben Affleck continued,

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