Ana de Armas Says Attention She Received While Dating Ben Affleck Felt 'Dangerous' and 'Unsafe'
Ana de Armas understands the paparazzi circus that often surrounded Marilyn Monroe, because she's felt it too. In a new interview with , the actress touched on the often «unsafe» and «dangerous» attention she received while dating Ben Affleck and why it drew her closer to Monroe.«I have never been someone that wants any attention that’s not about my work,» de Armas says of the intense focus on her romantic life. «So, when the attention is not about my work, it is upsetting, and it feels disrespectful, and it feels inappropriate, and it feels dangerous and unsafe.»She continues, «But, especially in this country, I don’t know how you can find protection. I don’t know how you can stop that from happening, other than leaving.» Though she didn't leave the country, de Armas did move to New York not long after her breakup with Affleck in 2021.