Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have called it quits, and this time it’s official, according to gossip web site TMZ.
In a joint statement, the couple announced, “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects. We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support.”
51-year-old J.Lo announced the engagement to the 45-year-old baseball star in 2019, after two years of dating. They do not share any children together, although they have children from previous marriages. Lopez has thirteen-year old twins Emme Maribel Muniz and Maximilian David Muniz with ex- Marc Anthony. The had to postpone their wedding “because of COVID, because of the quarantine. And we actually did it twice, which people don’t know,” J-Lo said in December.
We earlier reported on March 12 that the couple had split, but they quickly reassured the public and squashed those rumors and said they had things to work on.
Per the gossip site, however, many began to speculate things had gone south again since J-Lo was posting photos on her Instagram account without her engagement ring on her finger.