Ben Affleck is having a rough go of it.
Amid his announced divorce from his wife of ten years, Jennifer Garner, the 42-year-old actor has stepped out looking disheveled, weathered rumors that he was unfaithful during his marriage, and even flown to Atlanta to be with his family.
And now, a new photo of Affleck shows what appears to be a lower back tattoo.
But.... Ben, your back.
The new flash of ink has led some to believe that the split has driven Affleck to do some serious soul searching.
This would be just one of many tattoos for the actor, including a dolphin -- also on his lower back -- rumored to be covering up the name of a high school ex-girlfriend. In 2000, Affleck spoke regretfully of his chosen ink.
"I was young. It was fun and cool," he said. "I'm sorry now, but it is a good lesson in decisions that have important and long repercussions."
While it's unclear what exactly is on his back or when he got it, it is clear that the Oscar winner has had better days. Some speculate that he is not taking the divorce well, and some even believe that the filmmaker is attempting to reconcile with Garner, whom he met on-set of Daredevil in 2003.
One thing's for sure, seeing sad Ben Affleck makes us so incredibly sad! Cheer up, Ben!
Following the divorce announcement, Ben recently broke his silence on social media. Watch below.