Remembering The Adorable Awkwardness That Was Maffleck

I still can’t even take you two. Maffleck 4ever.

1. Long ago, 15 years ago, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck walked the red carpet together as a couple. They were basically like middle school boys. Tweens.

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2. Those arms! That face! He didn’t know what to do with them!

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3. Ben was the silly (and sometimes slightly annoying) one that demanded a lot of attention.

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4. Matt was more of the adorable shy type. He just wanted Ben’s approval.

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5. Matt would try to try to talk to Ben, and Ben would act totally disinterested.

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6. Ben was taller. Middle school logic suggests that taller people are more dominant, which would describe Ben’s man-handling of Matt.

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Whatever it was cute.

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7. They also brought their moms as chaperones…

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8. … because the two of them couldn’t keep their hands off of each other.

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9. They would pose for pictures, but they didn’t really know how to smile so most of them turned out like this.

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10. And this.

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11. They were legitimately precious.

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12. And when they won. THOSE FACES.

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13. So playful.

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14. So full of love.

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15. They even made their statues kiss because duh…


That’s what you do….when you can’t kiss each other.

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