Ben Affleck Calls Taylor Swift 'A Great Role Model'

Ben Affleck on Ellen
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Ben Affleck on Ellen.

When Ben Affleck appeared on Ellen, he played one of her favorite games: 5 Second Rule. The game required Affleck to name three things in five seconds.

When asked under pressure to “name three Taylor Swift songs,” Affleck fumbled, saying "'1989,' 'I Still Love You,' the John Mayer thing ... come on! She’s amazing."

"I love Taylor Swift. I’m blanking."

Although Affleck didn't get any answers right, he did name Swift's latest album, 1989.

The actor insists that he’s a tween expert, thanks to his 11-year-old daughter Violet, who is a major Taylor Swift fan. Affleck also admitted that he attends tons of Swift concerts with his daughter. Earlier in the show, Affleck made a kind comment about Swift, saying, “Taylor Swift is great, by the way, she’s a great role model.”

The episode airs later Tuesday (Jan. 10). Take a look at Ben Affleck playing 5 Second Rule below:


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