Both carrying coffee, the former couple talked while walking along a busy sidewalk. The Justice League star wore gray tennis shoes, blue jeans and a dark blue zip-up jacket for the outing. As for Garner, she dressed for comfort in running shoes and sweats.
"We didn't even plan that bit," Affleck joked. "That's what you get when you're a comedian. You can do that kind of thing. Very quick."
"I like it," he added. "It's something I sort of kept private. It wasn't like I was sort of doing photo shoots or whatever. We were two hours north of the city on some island in Hawaii and we didn't know paparazzi was there. So they got a picture of my tattoo and, yeah, the sentiment ran, you know, against."
"I was like, I love my tattoo. I'm very happy with it," he countered his critics. "Luckily I'm the one who has it."