Affleck Gives Hundreds Of Expectant Dads A Surprise Gift

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Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK showed off his generous side during an appearance on Oprah Winfrey's talk show, when he gave 640 expectant dads their own diaper bags.

GIGLI star Affleck was beamed to hundreds of fans in a pre-recorded message for Winfrey's show on Monday (11OCT04), when she hosted a huge baby shower for the pregnant wives of 640 American soldiers based at Kentucky's Fort Campbell.

He joked, "Oprah called me and told me that she was having the world's biggest shower with 700 women, so imagine my excitement when I thought I was gonna get to come down there and take a shower with 700 of you.

"Believe me, I wanted to get on the plane! To my embarrassment, they told me, 'No, no, it's a baby shower,' and I guess that's something a little different. Anyway they decided it maybe was best to keep me back home."

He then announced he had bought the women's husbands DIAPER DADS, which prompted them all to scream with delight.

Denise Richards, Heather Locklear, Sharon Stone and Elle Macpherson also spoke to the women via tape and handed over gifts, while Cindy Crawford, Martina McBride and Kenny Chesney gave their presents out in person.

But generous Winfrey stole the show when she announced that JOHNSON + JOHNSON plans to give each of the women $1,000 (GBP550) to fly in a friend or family member for the birth.

13/10/2004 02:41

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Tags: Oprah Winfrey - Denise Richards - Heather Locklear - Sharon Stone - Elle Macpherson - Cindy Crawford - Martina McBride - Kenny Chesney

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