LOS ANGELES (CBS) – Is it possible to feel bad for a Hollywood star at their big movie premiere?
An exception might be made for Ben Affleck.READ MORE: Watch Live @ 11: Gov. Baker Update On Reopening Following New CDC Mask Guidance
The actor and big time Red Sox fan couldn’t stay home and watch his favorite team fight to stay alive in the playoffs Monday night because he had the opening of his new drama “The Accountant” to attend in Los Angeles.
Luckily for Affleck, a TV reporter was there on the red carpet with a live stream of the Red Sox-Indians game on his phone.
Ignoring the cameras for a minute, Affleck borrows the phone and takes a peek at the MLB action.READ MORE: 'People Want To See More,' Artist Turns Utility Box On Busy Bedford Street Into Art
“I’m having a heart attack … this is agonizing,” Affleck said, according to USA Today. “I would much rather be watching the game, but this is a job.”
Before heading into the movie, Affleck told the newspaper he caught the last play.
“It was very heartbreaking, so close,” Affleck said. “It was too bad. It just didn’t happen.”MORE NEWS: Raw Video: Close Up View Of Hawk On Top Of Schrafft Building in Charlestown
Affleck added that he’ll be rooting for the Chicago Cubs the rest of the way.