It's wrong to follow children around: Ben Affleck on paparazz

Published: 09 December, 2013 23:32 IST | PTI |

Hollywood star Ben Affleck has no problem if paparazzi chase him for pictures, but says when they do so with his kids it infuriates him.

The 41-year-old actor, who has three kids -- Violet, Seraphina and Samuel -- with wife Jennifer Garner, feels disgusted when photographers chase celebrity kids for pictures, reported Huffington Post.

Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck. Pic/Santa Banta

"You can say what you want about me. You can follow me around and take pictures all you want. I don't care. There are a couple of guys outside right now. Terrific. That's part of the deal," Affleck said.

"But it's wrong and disgusting to follow children around and take their picture and sell it for money. It makes the kids less safe," he added. The actor feels that stalking his children also threatens their security and well being.

"They (paparazzi) used to take pictures of our children coming out of preschool, and so this stalker who had threatened to kill me, my wife and our kids showed up at the school and got arrested. I mean, there are real practical dangers to this," he said.

Garner herself is particular about the safety and privacy of her kids. She recently confronted a paparazzo after she saw him recording video of her kids at a market.

Garner had joined hands with actress Halle Berry to support a proposed anti-paparazzi bill that would make photographing their children without their permission a crime.

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