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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner host LA benefit

Massachusetts A-listers gathered in Los Angeles on Sunday to support designer John Varvatos’s 10th annual benefit for Stuart House, a California program that helps sexually abused children and their families. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner cohosted the event, which featured a performance by local guys Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, as well as a celebrity guest list that included “Vampire Diaries” actress
Nina Dobrev
, Cindy Crawford, Liev Schreiber, and recent Oscar-nominee Naomi Watts. Affleck told US Weekly during the event that since winning the best picture Oscar for “Argo” in February, he’s been relaxing. “I’ve been able to just enjoy my good fortune the last couple of weeks, just sit back and take it in, not do anything, eat ice cream on the couch,” he said. Pictured (from left): Rape Foundation president Gail Abarbanel, Affleck, Tyler, Varvatos, Perry, Garner, and Varvatos’s wife, Joyce .

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