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Ben Affleck: I Can’t Wait to Be "Mr. Mom"

USMagazine, Thursday, December 9, 2010, 2:21pm (PST)

Ben Affleck has tackled a lot of great roles, but he's most eager for his next important task: playing house.

Having just wrapped his latest flick -- with costars Javier Bardem and Rachel McAdams -- in Oklahoma, the actor, 38, is excited to spend time at home with wife Jennifer Garner, 38, and their daughters Violet, 5, and Seraphina, 23 months.

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"My wife's going to a movie and then it's going to be just pure Mr. Mom time!" he told UsMagazine.com at the NYC premiere of his new drama, The Company Men, Wednesday.

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Also on his to-do list: hitting the mall. The star recently admitting on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he often picks up Garner's Christmas presents "at, like, CVS on the 24th."

"It sounded bad, I know!" he told Us. "When I watched it I was like, 'I don't come off very well here.' But I have that experience quite a bit."

Continued Affleck, "Basically, my wife is very in-depth with all this stuff, really sharp, very thoughtful, very thorough. And so for me, I get kind of panicked, I put things off and I just don't know what to get so just buying her a present -- I put more work into that than she does into buying fifteen!"

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But her organized shopping habits aren't the only thing the star digs about his gal. When asked his favorite thing about her, he told Us, "What's not to love?"

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