Ben Affleck‘s pre-rehab fling, Playboy model Shauna Sexton, denies she ever drank alcohol with the Oscar winner.
After an Instagram troll blamed the 22-year-old for Affleck’s recent trip to rehab, citing Sexton’s own booze-related busts, she fired back in the comments section of one of her posts, writing: “It’s … bizarre to me that you can somehow correlate someone’s [poor decisions] to anyone other than that person. Never drank around or with him for the record.”
She added on the post, in which she’s holding a glass of wine, “I love to drink and party!”
She also clarified reports on her rap sheet, writing: “I got put in the drunk tank when I was 17 for having a fake ID and drinking underage at a bar in Virginia Beach … Then the weekend of my 21st birthday I got obliterated and wound up getting left at a bar at the oceanfront in Virginia Beach … where I was again taken to the drunk tank for being intoxicated publicly … while attempting to find a ride home.”
“Do these mistakes mean I would disrespect someone’s hard earned sobriety by drinking with them or in front of them? Hell no,” she continued. “I have limitless respect [for] people who have the humility and maturity to admit when they need to fix something in their life.”
“With that being said, Ben is a grown ass man, baby,” she quipped. “He makes his own decisions. Blaming a 22-year-old for someone’s 3rd time in rehab is just ridiculous. He is human. I am human.”
Sexton, a self-described lover of whiskey, and Affleck were first spotted together at Nobu on Aug. 16. They then enjoyed a Jack in the Box drive-thru date on Aug. 19.
On Aug. 27, The Blast published photos of a smiling Sexton clutching a tabloid with Affleck on the cover, which makes some advice she had for her Instagram troll seem a bit hypocritical.
“Don’t pollute your brain with tabloid and media bulls—t,” she wrote. “Form an educated opinion on things if you do decide to. Love yourself a little harder. Radiate kindness. Spread words of encouragement.”