Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have split. The news of JLo and A-Rod’s break up was confirmed by a source close to the couple. Here’s a look at their relationship.
A-Rod and JLo’s split came as a shock to many. The pair were set to get married after the lockdown lifted, and this sudden turn of events has left many people confused. Despite this, their social media might have hinted at a split long before the news was confirmed.
Why did JLo and A-Rod split?
A source close to the couple confirmed that JLo and A-rod have split, and it’s been “a few weeks.” However, no concrete information about what led to their split has been disclosed so far. The news of their split comes after Alex had surrounded himself with an alleged cheating controversy.
The former baseball player was being linked to Madison LeCroy after reports claimed she had hooked up with an ex-MLB player. However, Madison denied these rumors and made it clear that these are false accusations.
This is not the only time that the couple might have gone through hardship in their relationship. In 2020, JLo had hinted she was rethinking her decision to get married again.
JLo, who has been married three times, said in an interview: I mean, at our age, we’ve both been married before, it’s like, do we get married? Do we not? What does it mean for us? It was really sad because we were supposed to get married in June and we had planned it all. So in March or April, we’re looking down the pipe and we’re going, ‘This is maybe not going to happen.’ Italy’s the worst place in the world. And we were going to get married in Italy. It was, yeah, it was like, I was like, ‘OK, we got to cancel everything.’”
JLo and A-Rod’s relationship explored
The pair had been friends long before they started dating. It wasn’t until March 2017 that the rumors about their relationship started spreading online. Later, a source close to the couple confirmed that they are in a relationship and loved spending every second together.
A month later, JLo made her relationship official with an Instagram picture. She also opened up about her relationship in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres. “He texted me, said, ‘Let’s go out to dinner,’ and I said, ‘Okay.’ We had a nice dinner,” she said at that time.
The pair made their red carpet debut at the 2017 Met Gala. They continued to enjoy the quality time together as they brought their children into the relationship. In March 2019, the pair revealed they were engaged.
JLo and A-Rod had been making wedding plans, but COVID-19 restrictions put an end to those. Unfortunately, the pair had to postpone their wedding. Amid this, the pair were often spotted together as A-Rod cheered for JLo through her accomplishments.
On March 12, the news of their split was confirmed. People noticed the two had been posting their individual pictures on social media. Usually, the pair would post pictures together. As of now, the reason behind their split is unknown.