After finalizing her divorce from Ben Affleck, Peppermint star Jennifer Garner is officially back in the dating game, according to People. The star has been notably reticent about dating again, especially when compared to Affleck, who just in the past year has had two well-documented flings, one with Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus and another with Playboy model Shauna Sexton.
“Jen has been wanting to move on and now when the divorce is finalized, she finally can,” a source tells People. “She has had no choice but to be patient since Ben needed to finish his rehab treatment. But she was ready to sign the papers.”
Garner famously staged an intervention with Affleck and got him enrolled in rehab for the third time more than a month ago.
“Jen doesn’t want to be single for the rest of her life, so she is open to dating,” the insider adds. “She has been on dates, but it seems she isn’t serious about a guy. As always, she is mostly focused on her kids and her job.”
Meanwhile, Garner’s baby food company, Once Upon a Farm, has snagged a $20 million investment from Cavu Venture Partners.