Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck Expecting Their Third Child

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner get close during the 16th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 14, 2011 in Los Angeles Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner get close during the 16th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 14, 2011 in Los Angeles

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are expecting their third child.

Reps for the 39-year-old actors confirmed the news to the Associated Press on Monday.

According to the AP, the couple is “thrilled” over the news.

Ben and Jen who married in 2005, have two children – Violet, now 5, and Seraphina, 2.

Jennifer has spoken before about her joy over being a mom, telling Parents magazine in 2009 that it opened her heart.

“The best part of being a mom is the kid herself — that you get to have this little person be your friend and hang out with you (and drive you crazy!),” she told the mag at the time. “Obviously your life changes and your heart expands, and it’s something you can’t even put into words without sounding incredibly sentimental and cliched — both of which I am! But what it really is, is this new being is there, which is just the most fun ever.”

While pregnant with Seraphina, Jennifer said she used it as an excuse to enjoy more sweets.

“I always have cravings,” she also told Parents magazine. “It doesn’t matter if I’m pregnant or not! I use pregnancy as an excuse to say I’m craving ice cream and chocolate, but really, that’s just me.”

Jennifer spent this past weekend promoting her new film — “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” co-starring “Warrior’s” Joel Edgerton — at Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif.

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