It’s Wednesday, which means America’s beloved gossip rags have released their new issues for the week. Us Weekly’s cover shouts: “GAMBLING, BOOZE, & CHEATING: JEN’S SECRET HELL” alongside an artfully tattered photo of soon-to-be divorced actors Jen Garner and Ben Affleck. People, the mag that spent the last month groveling at the Afflecks’ feet to get the coveted divorce exclusive, promises something different on its cover: The real story.

Here’s why Ben and Jen split, according to People:

So what was the breaking point? According to a longtime friend of the actress, Affleck recently came to Garner “and told her he had not been committed to the marriage within the past few years,” her friend says.

Not committed to the marriage...hmm...what exactly does that mean?

Us Weekly explains:

One pal claims, in the past year, Garner told her friends that Affleck had “admitted to cheating” with an attractive love interest.


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