Is Ben Affleck Dating Katie Cherry?

From the time he dated Jennifer Lopez up until now, Ben Affleck‘s love life has been the source of a lot of scrutiny. The actor recently divorced his wife Jennifer Garner and rumors are swirling that he is dating Katie Cherry. Is he dating Cherry? Let’s look at the facts behind the rumor.

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Katie Cherry, Ben Affleck’s rumored girlfriend

Katie Cherry is a film composer who works in Los Angeles. She is most well known for writing the music for the 2015 drama film To Whom It May Concern. She also had the privilege of working with one of the most legendary R&B producers of all time: Timbaland. Timbaland has worked with numerous successful singers and rappers since the 1990s, including Aaliyah, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Missy Elliott, Kanye West, and Nelly Furtado. Despite her resume, Cherry doesn’t have much of a social media presence or a public profile.

A rumor started that she was dating Affleck because she attended a Halloween party with him. Many believe that the time the two spent together was indicative of a romantic relationship. The fact they went to this party together made headline news because Affleck has struggled with sobriety and he was caught drinking there. Affleck said he was not going to let his mistakes define him, saying “You know, it happens. Just slipped. But I’m not going to let it derail me.”

Is Ben Affleck Dating Katie Cherry?

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 03: Actor Ben Affleck attends the “Triple Frontier” World Premiere at Jazz at Lincoln Center on March 03, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/WireImage)

When asked about his love life, Affleck said “HA, you got me. I’m dating.” However, the actor did not specify who he was dating. Is he dating Cherry?
It depends which source you consult. According to AOL.com, Affleck and Cherry are a couple though they do not see their relationship as serious at this time.

ET Online, however, reported that Affleck and Cherry have socialized with each other but are not in a relationship. The same source claimed “Ben wants to date but knows he needs to take it slowly. He wants to ensure he is healthy enough to be a supportive partner. Ben is looking to date someone who is supportive of his clean lifestyle. It has been a long road.”

Jennifer Garner’s relationship with her ex-husband

Jennifer Garner | Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for InStyle

Affleck might be in the market for a new girlfriend, but that does not mean that he is estranged from his ex-wife. The International Business Times reported that a close source to the actor claims that Garner is still a major part of his life as a single man. The source said “She can’t resist folding his laundry, cooking him dinner or straightening up his house whenever she brings [their three] kids over. He’s doing great on his own, so he’s gently trying to tell her that he can take care of himself.”

It makes sense that Garner would want to be part of her ex-husbands life given that they have three children together: Violet Ann, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, and Samuel. Hopefully, Cherry or any other woman that dates Affleck will be able to integrate herself into his family. For now, his relationship status is unclear. Whatever his future may be, it’s certainly noble that he’s trying to find a woman who will honor his newfound commitment to sobriety.