This Is the Interview About His Ancestor Ben Affleck Tried to Suppress

Gabrielle Bluestone · 04/22/15 10:45PM

Ben Affleck really didn’t want people to know that one of his distant ancestors owned slaves—going so far as to lobby celebrity genealogy TV show Finding Your Roots to suppress the segment in which that ancestor is discussed. But we got our hands on a copy of the script—and now you can read the mild interview that terrified the actor.