Ben Affleck not running for senate
- Photo: Marco Provvisionato/StarTraks1 of 10
- Photo: IPA PRESS/Bauer-Griffin2 of 10
- Photo: Brent Perniac/AdMedia/Retna Ltd.3 of 10
- Photo: Jeff Vespa/WireImage4 of 10
- Photo: Byron Purvis/Retna Ltd.5 of 10
- Photo: FS2/WENN6 of 10
- Photo: Goodwin/Pablo/Fame Flynet7 of 10
- Photo: Steve Granitz/WireImage8 of 10
- Photo: Rex USA9 of 10
More Celeb News
- 'Real Housewives of NJ's' Dina Manzo on Haters: 'I Don'MSNEntertainment 7/13/2014 3:24:00 PM
- The Mysteries of Laura Promises Drama, Comedy and ... Barf!MSNEntertainment 7/13/2014 3:06:00 PM
- 'The Strain' Review: Del Toro Makes Reinventing Vampires Look EasyMSNEntertainment 7/13/2014 2:19:00 PM
- Does Katherine Heigl Regret Leaving Grey's Anatomy? MSNEntertainment 7/13/2014 12:59:00 PM
- World Cup: Germany, Argentina Scoreless After First Half in FinalMSNEntertainment 7/13/2014 12:50:00 PM
- 'Real Housewives of NJ's' Dina Manzo on Haters: 'I Don'
Senator Ben Affleck? Only on the big screen.
RELATED: Year in photos 2012
The actor has put the kibosh on speculation that he's eyeing John Kerry's seat in the senate. Sen. Kerry has been nominated as Hillary Clinton's replacement as Secretary of State.
RELATED: Voting: Who would win in a fight?
"I love Massachusetts and our political process, but I am not running for office," he wrote on his Facebook page on Monday. "Right now it's a privilege to spend my time working with Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI), supporting our veterans, drawing attention to the great many who go hungry in the U.S. everyday and using filmmaking to entertain and foster discussion about issues like our relationship to Iran."
Affleck also took the time to throw his support to Sen. Kerry.
"We are about to get a great Secretary of State and there are some phenomenal candidates in Massachusetts for his Senate seat," he said. "I look forward to an amazing campaign."
See some of the many revealing looks that Kim Kardashian has donned recently.Watch Video »
From Sofia Vergara to Zac Efron, check out who's coupling up on Replay hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.Watch Video »
Kesha's New Looks
See how Kesha's looks have changed since Rehab.Watch Video »
Check out some of the cutest celeb baby bumps hitting the beach this summer.Watch Video »
Star Inspired Ink
From Ryan Cabrera to Megan Fox, see celebs who've gotten tattoos of other stars.Watch Video »
Get the scoop about the troubled star on Replay hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.Watch Video »
Like us on Facebook?
UP NEXTDad Duty
From Crowd Ignite