Ben Affleck pursued a woman on Instagram after she turned him down on celebrity dating app Raya thinking his was a fake account, it has been revealed in new viral video.
Navine Jay went viral on Monday when she posted a TikTok video about the experience with the caption: ‘Thinking of the time I matched with Ben Affleck on Raya and thought it was fake so I unmatched him and he sent me a video on Instagram.’
The Batman V Superman actor is then seen in an Instagram video speaking directly to camera, attempting to confirm his identity as he asks the woman: ‘Navine, why did you unmatch me? It’s me.’
‘Why did you unmatch me?’: TikTok user reveals Ben Affleck pursued her on Instagram after she turned him down on dating app Raya in new viral video
DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for Affleck, 48, who have so far been unavailable for comment.
Raya is often described as the celebrity version of Tinder, as the dating app requires a membership and a vetting process, which is enticing to big movie stars like Affleck.
Rumors that Affleck has been on the dating app have been rife for the past couple of years, though it was unclear up until now if it had been a fake profile.
Click and tell: Navine Jay went viral on Monday when she posted a TikTok video about the experience
The actor officially divorced from his ex-wife Jennifer Garner in 2018, and has enjoyed a few romances since then with SNL producer Lindsay Shookus and actress Ana de Armas.
Over the weekend, Affleck was pictured with his ex-flame Jennifer Lopez prompting more rumors surrounding his romantic life.
Earlier this year, the Oscar-winner opened up about his romance with Lopez on a podcast for The Hollywood Reporter saying he was ‘depressed’ when it ended in 2004.
Past love: Ben Affleck split with actress Ana de Armas in January this year after a whirlwind romance
Not a match: Ben also split with SNL producer Lindsay Shookus after a brief romance in 2019
‘I was depressed, had depression when I was younger, that was very difficult… I kind of had to develop a sense of, like, “I’m going to get through this no matter what. No matter how s****y it feels”‘ he explained.
Affleck also confirmed in that interview that the pair remain friends, saying: ‘I don’t think I met anybody that worked harder than Jennifer Lopez.’
The Good Will Hunting star shares three children with his ex-wife Garner; Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine.
Romantic: The Good Will Hunting star shares three children with his ex-wife Garner; Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine. (the pair pictured above in 2007)