Letting his facial hair grow during awards season proved to be quite a good luck charm for Ben Affleck, but now he's ready for a new and clean-shaven chapter.E! reports that he shaved off his famous beard while celebrating Argo's wins during an Oscars afterparty at Craig's restaurant in West Hollywood on Feb. 24.
NEWS: Seth MacFarlane on if he'll host the Academy Awards again"He did it to mark the end of a chapter," a source tells the outlet. "It had that ceremonial quality to it."During the Oscars telecast, host Seth MacFarlane made note of Ben's shaggy look in Argo. "First time I saw him with all that dark facial hair I thought, my god, the Kardashians have finally made the jump to film.”It was quite an evening for the 40-year-old. Though the Academy snubbed him for Best Director, Ben's flick racked up a few awards — one being Best Picture. His emotional speech — which included admiration for his wife Jennifer Garner — will forever live as one of the greatest of all-time.
NEWS: Seth MacFarlane's Academy Awards hosting gig: 5 reasons the Oscars should have him back"You have to work harder than you think you possibly can," he said. "It doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. All that matters is you have to get up."Check out Ben's speech below.
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