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So, you're saying there's a chance! Ben Affleck had an interesting choice of words when describing his relationship with ex Jennifer Garner that has many wondering if there could be a reconciliation sometime.

"Life doesn't always turn out exactly the way you want," the "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" actor told CBS on March 25. "We're doing our very best and we're putting our kids first. That's how we're focusing on our day-to-day lives, and we don't know what the future's going to hold."

Right now, though, their relationship is all about their three kids: Violet, 10, Seraphina, 7, and Samuel, 4.

"Each step that we take is one where we prioritize our children, and everything else comes second. She's just so good at doing that and sets such a good example. And that's a lead that I follow."

Last summer after 10 years of marriage, the couple announced their split. However, they have yet to file divorce documents.

Both Ben and Jen have continually lauded the other for their child rearing abilities, so to hear him praise his ex is nothing knew. They are often around each other, recently spending the day together for an outing with their daughters.

"I am a giant fan of Jennifer," Ben told CBS. "She's just a fabulous person. She's just a wonderful person. She's a great mother. She's a real talent."

Ben comments come as he promotes his newest mega movie and also following an explosive interview Jen gave to Vanity Fair that touched on, among many things, his alleged relationship with the family's nanny, Christine Ouzounia.

"Let me just tell you something. We had been separated for months before I ever heard about the nanny," she said. "She had nothing to do with our decision to divorce. She was not a part of the equation. Bad judgment? Yes. It's not great for your kids for [a nanny] to disappear from their lives. I have had to have conversations about the meaning of 'scandal' [with her children]."

Ben told CBS that he has no hard feelings about the piece.

"The Vanity Fair article was her speaking her mind and being who she is," he told CBS. "And that's somebody that I know and talk to every day. So it was simply, you know, her being who she is, is being extraordinary and being somebody articulate and being somebody who I respect a great deal."