Ben Affleck apologizes in PBS 'Finding Your Roots' slavery uproar

April 22, 2015 9:02 PM

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Ben Affleck says he's sorry about trying to rid his family tree of a slave owner.

The movie star and director - whose family history was examined in September on the PBS genealogy series "Finding Your Roots" - urged the producers to delete a reference to an ancestor who owned slaves. As an uproar ensued this week, and hacked emails about the dust-up were published on WikiLeaks, A...

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