Ben Affleck was secretly at the Emmys to support his new girlfriend

Ben AffleckPascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesBen Affleck was a supportive boyfriend.

The INSIDER Summary:

  • Ben Affleck is dating “Saturday Night Live” producer Lindsay Shookus.
  • The actor turned up at the Emmys to support her.
  • “Saturday Night Live” earned 14 Emmy nominations and six wins. 

Ben Affleck make a sneaky appearance at the 2017 Emmy Awards

Though the couple didn’t walk the red carpet, the 45-year-old actor was seen at the awards show with his girlfriend, 37-year-old “Saturday Night Live” producer Lindsay Shookus.

“SNL” earned 14 Emmy nominations and took six awards home Sunday night. 

The two were first seen out and about back in July. People had a lot of fun making “shook” jokes thanks to her name.

Cosmopolitan spotted some tweets pointing out Affleck’s attendance during the awards ceremony. 

The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg captured a video of Affleck with Shookus.

Associated Press reporter Sandy Cohen also took a photo of Affleck in the audience.

According to E! News, joined Shookus backstage after “Saturday Night Live” won for outstanding variety sketch series.

They wrote he went back “during the commercial break and walked back into the VIP area, chewing gum.”

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