Ben Affleck left rehab too soon, reveal friends of estranged wife Jennifer Garner.
The Oscar-winning director reportedly spent two weeks in rehab for alcohol issues and insiders tell US magazine In Touch it should have been at least four weeks.
“He refused to stay in rehab,” says an In Touch source, “saying he missed the family and would continue outpatient treatment. Jen believes he was coming up with excuses. She’s telling friends she believes he left rehab too soon. It’s extremely distressing to her so she decided to move forward with the divorce.”
The couple both filed separately for divorce on April 13 after two years of multiple failed reconciliations and counseling sessions since they first announced their divorce in June 2015.
Sources tell In Touch that Ben leaving rehab too early was the final disappointment for Jen and the couple are sick of pretending. Days after they filed the papers, the couple spent Easter Sunday with their kids at church.
“They barely talked,” an eyewitness tells In Touch, noting that at one point Jen began crying when an elderly parishioner spoke about his anniversary with his beloved wife of many years. “Ben did nothing to console her.”