Ben Affleck’s beau breaks silence on her private life as a girlfriend of the famous actor

May 22, 2018
10:05 A.M.

Lindsay Shookus is much more than just Ben Affleck’s girlfriend. After dating for over a year, there is still so much we don’t know about her and she discloses in an interview what she is all about.


Most people know Lindsay Shookus from her relationship with Ben Affleck, but there is more to the lady than meets the eye. Although she has made a name for herself as a successful producer on Saturday Night Live, Shookus lives a private life that she is not ready to give up yet. Dating actor Ben Affleck brought her into the limelight, but that is not a place she wants to be according to an interview she had with Elle Magazine.

Since Shookus and Affleck got together, there have been lots of rumors about their relationship mostly based on hearsay. The producer has never addressed any rumor about her or her relationship with the actor. When referred to as a public figure during the interview, Shookus politely told the interviewee that she prefers life behind the camera.


“My entire career has been behind the camera, and that’s definitely where I’m most comfortable. I’m a producer, I’m a mom, a friend. Being considered a public figure honestly makes me laugh.”

Shookus, who is a mother of one, grew up in New York where she said “show business meant, like, the local news.” She never thought of the entertainment industry as the kind of place to build a career until she landed a film internship in New York. “I realized you could have an actual career in entertainment. And I just had no reason to think I couldn’t do it.”

After graduating as a journalist in 2002, the SNL producer moved to Manhattan where she secured a job as an assistant in the talent department at Saturday Night Live within weeks of arriving. Shookus’ hard work and ambition made Marci Klein, an SNL producing legend (and Calvin Klein’s daughter) notice her and mentor her to be the producer she is today. “Very early on, Marci let me interact with talent and take over more responsibilities.” After Klein bid the show goodbye in 2012, Shookus took her place as one of the only two female head producers in the show.

Shookus’ relationship with Affleck seems to be doing fine and she is not paying the rumormongers any mind. She believes that “Someone thinks about you for one minute and then says, ‘What do I want for lunch?'”

Now you know a little more about Lindsay Shookus! Talk to us in comments.

Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Related posts

JLo's Ex Became Dad Following Proposal to New Partner a Month after Singer Got Engaged to Ben Affleck Again

January 17, 2024

Jennifer Lopez Wows in Floral Dress with Thigh-High Slit Showing Her Leg, Igniting Online Discussion

February 05, 2024

Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck Spotted Meeting Up on Valentine’s Day — Details & Photo

February 15, 2024

'Queen': JLo, 54, Defies Age in Sultry Green Dress As She Steps Out for 'Date Night' with Ben Affleck

November 02, 2023

JLo Confesses She & Ben Affleck Have ‘PTSD’ from Initial Romance: ‘It’ll End in Divorce,’ Users React

December 21, 2023

Rhett Hartzog Was Andie MacDowell's High School Sweetheart: Inside Their Relationship

November 01, 2023

'Bennifer Back': JLo & Ben Affleck Spotted Sharing Tender Moment in Recent Video

October 26, 2023

How Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's Future Daughter and Son Might Look According to AI — Photos

February 01, 2024

How Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's Future Daughter and Son Might Look According to AI — Photos

November 23, 2023

‘These Two Belong Together’: Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Step Out in Fall Outfits with Shades of Blue

November 13, 2023

Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck Seen with Jennifer Garner Showing Their Blended Family's Amicable Relationship

January 29, 2024

Jennifer Garner’s Daughter Seraphina Looks Just like Her Dad at 15 — How She’s Changed over the Years

February 13, 2024

Jennifer Lopez Ignites Discussion as Her Face Looks 'Different' in Latest Interview about Her New Album

February 16, 2024

JLo Raised Her Twins in Rare Country House before 'Emotional' Move to $61M Megamansion with Ben Affleck

October 26, 2023