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Ben Affleck reveals new romance three months after splitting from Jennifer Garner

Sources claim the actor has been dating a high-powered television executive.

Ben Affleck has revealed he is in a new relationship.

Ben Affleck seems to be moving on from his relationship with Jennifer Garner, just months after it was announced the celebrity couple were filing for divorce.

E! News reports the actor, 44, is now dating someone new: 37-year-old Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus.

Sources have revealed that although it’s still early days for the two, the pair was recently spotted in London at the theatre.

While the romance might appear to be in its first flush, PEOPLE have claimed the couple had “a full-on affair” and got together as early as 2013.

New Yorker Lindsay Shookus cut her teeth on the show, starting on *Saturday Night Live* as production assistant in 2002. Photo: Getty Images
New Yorker Lindsay Shookus cut her teeth on the show, starting on Saturday Night Live as production assistant in 2002. Photo: Getty Images

“They would fly back and forth, but he would mostly visit her in New York. They didn't hide ... They would use the Mandarin Oriental [hotel]. They were regulars,” a source says.

The article reports Affleck hosted the show a total of five times with his last appearance in May 2013. A month later, it claims their sources clocked the couple flirting with each other at a premiere after-party.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Photo: Getty Images
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. Photo: Getty Images

Affleck and his former wife, Jennifer Garner, officially announced they were filing for divorce in April this year.

The high-profile couple first announced their marriage was on the rocks in 2015, telling the public they’d decided to part just one day after celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary.

CNN claims recent divorce proceedings suggest the couple has parted on good terms, and a source says they plan to share custody of their three children, Violet, 11, Seraphina, eight, and Samuel, five.

“They remain friends and continue to co-parent their three kids amicably. They had always planned to divorce but just needed time. As always, their children are their first priority.”