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David Fincher Said He'd Be 'Suspicious' If He Were Ben Affleck's Wife

Actor/director Ben Affleck and wife actress Jennifer Garner arrive on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Fe
Actor/director Ben Affleck and wife actress Jennifer Garner arrive on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

David Fincher thought Ben Affleck was so convincing as a liar in "Gone Girl" that he said he would be "suspicious" of the actor if he were Affleck's wife. 

Tumblr user Maaarine unearthed quotes from Fincher's commentary from the DVD of the film during which he talks about Affleck playing philanderer and murder suspect Nick Dunne, and his ability to make up details of phone conversations. 

"This is something that Ben is extraordinarily good at, when he has to cook up a phone conversation, when he has to hear somebody on the other end of the phone," the director said, per the New York Daily News. "It's kinda stunning how ... If I was his wife, I think I would be very suspicious, always, of whoever just called because he has a real gift at being able to insinuate a conversation." 

Affleck and Garner announced they have split after 10 years of marriage last month. Reports have since circulated in People magazine and Us Weekly that Affleck was unfaithful.  The two did not address any problems in their joint statement. 

"After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce," they said. "We go forward with love and friendship for one another and a commitment to co-parenting our children whose privacy we ask to be respected during this difficult time. This will be our only comment on this private, family matter. Thank you for understanding."

A rep for Affleck was not immediately available to comment on Fincher's remarks, neither was a production rep from the film. 

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