Ben Affleck’s Story About Hero Adam Driver Will Warm Your Heart

Ben Affleck, Adam Driver

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As if the sector wanted one more reason to like Adam Driver

On Tuesday, Ben Affleck stopped through Jimmy Kimmel Live and could not assist however gush over the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker famous person. After discussing their upcoming movie The Last Duel, he published that Adam stored his son Samuel‘s birthday celebration with the grandest of gestures. 

Ahead of his Eight-year-old’s special occasion, The Way Back famous person were filming in France and rearranged his agenda to be in Los Angeles in time for his marvel birthday celebration. But alas, Ben did not account for delivery delays when ordering his son’s items and needed to display up empty passed.

Luckily for the Good Will Hunting famous person, Samuel is a huge Star Wars fan.

“My son is aware of that I do films which might be roughly pretend and his mother [Jennifer Garner] does films, and that is the reason all fake. But he is aware of Star Wars is actual,” the actor instructed host Jimmy Kimmel. “So, I told him that I’m actually in this movie with Kylo Ren and his mind, like, opened in two.”

He endured, “He was once like, ‘But, Dad?! But, how?! How are you aware Kylo Ren?! Are you going to area?! Will he have his lightsaber?! Good Kylo Ren?!’ And I used to be like, ‘Yes, the great Kylo Ren, no longer the unhealthy Kylo Ren.'”

Amused through his son’s response, Ben instructed Adam that Samuel was once extremely joyful to listen to that his dad was once running with him and had requested the Marriage Story famous person to document the kiddo a birthday message again once they began filming. But, that isn’t all Adam did. Upon finding out that his items hadn’t made it in time, a member from Ben’s crew knowledgeable him that Kylo Ren had stored the day. 

“And then he goes, ‘But, there is something…well, Adam heard you say it was your son’s birthday and he called your assistant,” Ben recalled. “He got your address and sent some presents and signed a card and a picture of Kylo Ren. And I took those presents and went and…saw my son. Watched him open all his other presents and I said, ‘Sam, my presents didn’t get here on time…but I did get a present from somebody who really wanted to make sure you had a gift.’ And he was like, ‘Who?’ And I was like, ‘Kylo Ren.'”

Reflecting on Adam’s generosity, Ben endured, “He opened the presents, I played him the video of Kylo Ren and it was like, you know, it was an incredibly moving and powerful moment. Adam made me a hero to my kid and I will never, ever forget it.”

He added, “It’s a really good lesson in doing those small gestures of kindness because you have no idea.”

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