When Damon responded that they were, Noah replied, “You say that, but I don’t believe a friend would allow a friend to get a back tattoo of a colorful dragon.”
The notorious ink ― portraying a phoenix rising from the ashes, not a dragon ― first made headlines in 2015, shortly after Affleck’s divorce from actress Jennifer Garner. At the time, Affleck said it was “fake for a movie,” but new photos of the actor shirtless on a beach on Hawaii with that bad boy on full display prove that, unlike the fictional creature it’s inspired by, his tattoo is completely real.
“I support him in all of his … artistic expression,” he added while trying to suppress the urge to laugh.
“That’s a good friend answer, actually,” Noah acknowledged.
Aww, besties for life!