Ben Affleck Cried During His 'Argo' Acceptance Speech

Ben Affleck Oscars 2013 speech

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Ben Affleck may have been snubbed for a Best Director nod at this year’s Oscars, but his passion project “Argo” took home Best Picture during Sunday night’s show.But instead of using his podium time to hold a grudge against the academy, Affleck gave a heartfelt speech in which he thanked his wife, children and reminisced about his first Oscar win for “Good Will Hunting” when he was “just a kid.”

When thanking his wife, actress Jennifer Garner, Affleck said, “It’s work, it’s the best kind of work…and there’s no one else I’d rather work with.” 

The choked up director/actor/producer then thanked his three young children and quickly walked off-stage before the tears started to run. Watch below at 5:05.

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