Ben Affleck Wins Best Director, Best Picture Golden Globes for Argo, Tells Jennifer Garner: "You Are My Everything"

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Ben Affleck Wins Best Director, Best Picture Golden Globes for Argo, Tells Jennifer Garner: "You Are My Everything"
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Ben Affleck Wins Best Director, Best Picture Golden Globes for Argo, Tells Jennifer Garner: "You Are …

Hollywood has a new Golden Boy! Ben Affleck may have been snubbed by the Academy Awards, but he walked away from Sunday's Golden Globes with two very impressive consolation prizes: the awards for Best Director and Best Picture.

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The Argo visionary defeated fellow nominees Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), Steven Spielberg (Lincoln), Ang Lee (Life of Pi), and Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained) for the coveted directing prize. "Look, I don't care what the award is -- anytime they put your name next to the names [Halle Berry] just read off, it's an extraordinary thing in your life," he said.

"These nominees are exceptional talents," the star continued. "I truly...never thought I would be in the same breath as them."

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The actor-turned director also had some kind words for wife Jennifer Garner. Earlier in the night, the two walked the red carpet together in a rare public appearance as a couple.

"I want to thank my wife who is the reason why I'm standing here," he gushed, as the camera panned over to a beaming Garner, with whom he shares kids Violet, 7, Seraphina, 4, and Samuel, nearly 11 months. "I adore you. I love you so much. Thanks for sitting through this. You are my everything."

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Incidentally, Garner was scheduled to take the stage to present an award almost immediately after her husband was played off. Appearing at the mic in a gorgeous red gown with a sweetheart neckline and all-over beading, the mom-of-three squeezed in a few more "thank you's" on Affleck's behalf -- including one to Argo producer George Clooney.

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Ben Affleck Wins Best Director, Best Picture Golden Globes for Argo, Tells Jennifer Garner: "You Are My Everything"

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