Ben and Jen escape to the Bahamas with the kids

2015-07-03 16:00

Los Angeles - Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner fled to the Bahamas with their kids as their divorce news broke.

The Hollywood couple - who announced they were divorcing after 10 years of marriage a day after their 10th wedding anniversary on Tuesday - were spotted with their children - Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and three-year-old Samuel - at a private Bahamas resort on Wednesday, where they're staying to "get away from the media spotlight".

A source said: "It was important for both Ben and Jen to get away from the media spotlight and spend quiet time with the kids. They have been spending a lot of time with the kids. This has been hard for everyone, but they are both doing everything to put the kids first."

The source went on to add that the 42-year-old Gone Girl actor looked "gray", while his 43-year-old former wife seemed happier.

Speaking to the New York Post newspaper's Page Six column, the source said: "Ben looked more gray than usual. but Jen was in great spirits. Jen seemed in a great mood, and was spotted working out with a trainer.

"The gray - it's a concern. Ben and Jen are just worried about how the kids will adjust. That's why they went away together." publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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