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

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… » 4/22/15 11:45pm Wednesday 11:45pm

Ben Affleck Really Starting to Embrace the Slave-Owning Ancestors Thing

Nestled amongst the rubble of Amy Pascal’s digital life was, it turns out, a deep, dark secret Hollywood actor Ben Affleck and his agent hoped might stay buried forever. Here, condensed into three acts, are the five stages of Ben Affleck’s antebellum grief. » 4/22/15 6:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm

Director Says Scientology Sent Him Spy Pretending to be a TIME Reporter 

Paul Haggis’s angry 2009 resignation from the Church of Scientology and subsequent participation in damning exposés and documentaries earned him a permanent spot on the notoriously vengeful group’s shit list. Enough for them to try to catfish him? Wouldn’t be the strangest thing they’ve been accused of! » 4/20/15 9:30pm Monday 9:30pm