Ben Affleck never ceases to amaze. Lately, the actor has been grabbing the headlines of various media, either for being the new husband of Jennifer Lopez, for being one of the highest paid actors or for his incredible performance in The Justice League by Zack Snyder. However, what has attracted the most attention is the fluency with which he speaks Spanish. we tell you how did you learn it.
The actor himself revealed a few years ago that when he was only 13 years old he lived in Mexico, and stayed there for a year to record a television program, which is why he had to learn Spanish to get by on a day-to-day basis.
The revealing video: Ben Affleck speaks Spanish perfectly
Some time ago the interpreter went viral on social networks, since in a video uploaded to the TikTok platform it was possible to see how he spoke Spanish perfectly. Although it is not known why said content reached the platform, the truth is that it shows only an excerpt from an interview that he offered in February 2020 to Ultra Party while promoting the tape The WayBack.
In the video, he is heard speaking the Spanish language very fluently, while he confessed that his favorite word was “sacapuntas” due to its sound. However, the big question is how Ben Affleck pronounce this language so well.
Although he himself revealed that he lived at the age of 13 in Mexico for a period of one year, then at the University of Vermont he studied the Spanish language for a couple of months and that is how he finally perfected his learning and practice to carry on a conversation.
Likewise, it is worth remembering that he has also had romantic relationships with different famous Latinas, such as his current wife Jennifer Lopez and his ex-girlfriend Ana de Armas, something that surely helped him improve his knowledge.
Other celebrities who speak Spanish
Like Ben Affleckthere are many other celebrities who also speak Spanish to perfection, a clear example is Will Smith, who has demonstrated it on several occasions. For his part, Freddie Highmore is not only fluent in Spanish, but has also studied other languages, such as French and even Arabic.
Natalie Portman also speaks Spanish, French, Japanese and German, while Matt Damon, a great friend of Ben also learned the language thanks to an intensive course since his wife, Luciana Barroso, is Argentine.
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