Ben Affleck‘s continuing recovery will not be derailed after one night, he said.
Times after Affleck was spotted stumbling outside a Halloween party in West Hollywood, Affleck — who has been candid about his wrestle with alcoholism — said he will not let a “slip” deter his progress.
“It happens. It was a slip. But I’m not going to let it derail me,” the 47-year-old actor Affleck told on Sunday when asked about the last night’s party.
Affleck doesn’t respond when asked whether he’d be returning to rehab.
Affleck was spotted Sunday with ex-wife Jennifer Garner and their children. They are guardians to daughters Violet, 13, Seraphina, 10, and son Samuel, 7.
On Saturday night, Affleck was filmed on a video appearing to lose his balance and self-control while departing the Unicef Masquerade ball.
Dressed in a dark suit and a skull mask, the Oscar winner was filmed holding onto an SUV to steady himself. It is not understanding what really happened Affleck to lose his footing.
From the sources Informed that on Sunday that sobriety is “Hard and elusive for everyone struggling with addiction,” and, “Ben has admitted that he’s going to slip up from time to time … it was never as if this was simply behind him.”
Affleck told about his recovery in an Instagram post, and also revealed his foray into online dating after sources such as page six exclusively revealed he was on the celebrity-friendly dating app, Raya.
HA, you got me. I’m dating,” Affleck wrote. “But let’s be serious for a moment and talk about something that is actually essential. I have been in recovery for over a year and part of that is helping out others.”
Affleck Continued, “@themidnightmission is an incredible organization that helps those in need with housing, training, development, and recovery. I’m making a donation today because there are people battling addiction every day that don’t have the resources and need help. @raya, you in? Who else is with me?”