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Ben Affleck Had Three Slave Owning Relatives — New Reports Contradict Claims The Story Was Left Out Due To Lack Of Details! We've Got Plenty Details HERE!

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Last week, Ben Affleck was the subject of controversy after reports surfaced that he excluded a slave-owning relative from his family tree for his appearance on the ancestry show Finding Your Roots.

The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star explained in a post that the footage was not used because there were very few details of the account available.

After more research was done on the subject, it's come to light that the Oscar winner had not one, but three slave-owning ancestors!

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In the Affleck episode of the PBS program, the star learns that his sixth great-grandfather Jesse Stanley admirably fought in the American Revolution and was one of just 2,000 soldiers who served under George Washington!

But what Benny didn't learn (on air, at least) was that Jesse's grandfather Nathaniel Stanley was wealthy landowner who paid 80 pounds for a young boy called Tobe

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