On Thursday, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirmed that their four-year relationship had ended, in a statement in an exclusive to TODAY. The former couple had been engaged from two years and almost got married during the pandemic. The statement said that that they were better “as friends.” They also said that they would continue to support each other as friends as well as in their shared ventures.
In March, rumors of their split were swirling around but the couple defiantly scotched them. The couple claimed that they were still together. They did say that they were working through a few things.
JLo and A-Rod went for a holiday to the Dominican Republic with their children from different spouses. They released or were photographed exhibiting public demonstrations of affections (PDAs).
However, some sources continued to say that all was not well with 51-year old singer and actor and her 45-year old beau and former Yankee player. A few believed that differences had been building up from a while.
Rumors of Rodriguez’s “friendship” with reality star, 30-year old Madison LeCroy became the final reason for the split according to a source who spoke to Page Six as the singer was embarrassed by it.
JLo had met A-Rod at a game when she was still married to her third husband Latin singer Marc Anthony. Lopez and Rodriguez began dating in 2017. They announced that they were engaged in March 2019.
Jennifer’s 13-year old twins, Emme and Max, with her ex-husband Marc Anthony and Rodriguez’s two daughters: 14-year old Natasha and 10-year old Ella, with ex-wife Cynthia Rodriguez grew close to each other after the engagement.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez were considered to be one of the strongest couples. They were revered by fans and were considered to be one of the most influential couples in showbiz.