Ben Affleck appeared on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Present’ and addressed Snoop Dogg butchering his title on the 2022 Golden Globe nominations. Ben additionally revealed that he hated his final title whereas rising up.

Ben Affleck, 49, lastly had a response to Snoop Dogg‘s hilarious mispronunciation of his name whereas studying the nominees for the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards in December. Ben was on The Kelly Clarkson Show on Jan. Three and was requested about how the rapper, 50, pronounced Ben’s final title as “a-fleck” when saying that the A-lister acquired a Greatest Supporting Actor nomination for his position in The Tender Bar.

“He acquired the emphasis a little bit off,” Kelly, 39, mentioned with fun, whereas discussing the incident with Ben. The Oscar winner then defined to the “Breakaway” songstress how he hated having the final title “Affleck” whereas he was a child.

Ben Affleck; Snoop Dogg
Ben Affleck; Snoop Dogg (Picture: Stephen Lovekin/Earl Gibson III/Shutterstock)

“I at all times grew up and I assumed, ‘Affleck, what an extremely ugly title.’ Now it sounds just like the duck industrial,” Ben defined. “Once I was a child, I keep in mind within the outdated days when individuals would name you up for {a magazine} subscription, they’d go, ‘A, F as in Frank,’ and I used to be at all times like, ‘Why do they do this?’ And I spotted as I began trying by way of the mail we might get it and it could at all times be like, ‘Mr. and Mrs. A-S-S-L-I-C-Okay,’ and I used to be like, ‘I see.’ You hate to have that.’ ”

Again when Snoop butchered Ben’s title, the rapper instantly realized his mistake and laughed issues off. “Ben Affleck. My fault. Sorry about that Ben!” Snoop mentioned. The viewers laughed at Snoop’s self-correction. Snoop additionally acquired the pronunciation wrong for Dune director Denis Villeneuve and struggled with Ciarán Hinds in the course of the nomination ceremony.

.@SnoopDogg’s dramatic studying of Kenneth Branagh and Been Affleck ought to get a Golden Globe nomination. Contemplate this my write-in poll.

— Reshma Gopaldas (@reshingbull) December 13, 2021

Ben’s Golden Globe nomination for The Tender Bar is the fifth in his profession. He stars within the coming-of-age drama as Charlie Moehringer, who bonds along with his nephew J.R. Moehringer (Tye Sheridan), whose dad disappeared shortly after his delivery. The movie additionally stars Daniel Ranieri, Lily Rabe, and Christopher Lloyd. The entire solid acquired collectively for The Tender Bar‘s premiere in Los Angeles on the TCL Chinese language Theater on December 12. Ben introduced alongside girlfriend Jennifer Lopez for the night.

The Tender Bar will stream on Amazon Prime come January 7.


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