Do you know Ben Affleck is bilingual?
Whereas talking about his new movie Air, the Oscar winner showcased his conversationally fluent Spanish in an interview with Spain-based radio community La Cadena SER, which was posted on the outlet’s TikTok account on April 3. The video has gone viral and has spurred jokes from followers, together with one who commented, “That is our new Benito, huh?”
The Justice League actor has showcased his Spanish expertise earlier than, chatting within the language with paparazzi on the road and journalists on TV.
So how does Ben know the right way to communicate Spanish so effectively? In 2020, he stated on The Kelly Clarkson Show that he speaks Spanish “passively” and discovered the language as a teen actor engaged on location in Mexico within the ’80s.
He gave the impression to be referencing his expertise filming the PBS instructional collection The Second Voyage of the Mimi, which centered on a fictional crew of a sailboat who explored Mayan ruins in southern Mexico. It served as a sequel to The Voyage of the Mimi present, which marked the actor’s TV debut.