Ben Affleck Raps About Being 'One of the World's Sexiest Men Since 2002'

Ben Affleck rapped a few bars for a good cause

Ben Affleck is showing off his rapping skills.

The actor, 46, dropped by the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday where host Ellen DeGeneres had him spit some bars to congratulate a fan. It all went down thanks to the app Cameo, where fans can pay participating celebrities to film videos for them at their request.

Affleck got in on the fun as Shutterfly pledged to donate $20,000 to his Eastern Congo Initiative, which the actor established in 2010 along with Whitney Williams to help the people of eastern Congo.

And DeGeneres made sure she got some jabs in during his rap with her executive producer Andy Lassner.

“If by A-list he means average, then that’s true, but I’m one of the world’s Sexiest Men since 2002,” Affleck rapped. “It’s OK to be average, but I’m really not. Good Will Hunting to Argo, I get Oscars a lot. I want to thank Ellen for having me here so I can tell you all to see my movie Triple Frontier on Netflix.”


While on the show, the actor also opened up about his massive back tattoo — a full-color picture of a phoenix taking flight, which completely covers his back.

Affleck earned a lot of attention for the tattoo last March when shirtless photos of him at a beach in Hawaii surfaced, snapped as he and costars Charlie Hunnam, Oscar Isaac and Garrett Hedlund trained for their new film Triple Frontier.

The comments were, as Affleck saw it, “not so much positive.”

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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“It’s not something that I sort of kept private, It wasn’t like I was doing photoshoots or whatever, we were two hours north of the city on an island in Hawaii and we didn’t know the paparazzi were there,” Affleck told DeGeneres of the shot. “So they got a picture of my tattoo. And sentiment ran … you know, against.”

DeGeneres played into that, joking that it was a phoenix “rising from your ass.”

Still, Affleck stood by the tattoo, explaining that it “represents something important to me.”

“It’s meaningful to me, I like it,” he said. “I love my tattoo. I’m very happy with it. Luckily, I’m the one who has it.”

Triple Frontier is available to stream on Netflix.

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