J.Lo & A-Rod What Went Wrong?
WHO|March 29, 2021
How the seemingly solid power couple cracked under pressure
Jennie Noonan

A dozen years after their first encounter at a 2005 baseball game, former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez asked superstar Jennifer Lopez to dinner in 2017. “I didn’t know if it was a date,” Rodriguez revealed in a joint Vanity Fair interview with Lopez seven months later. When Lopez mentioned over dinner she was indeed single, Rodriguez made his move. “I went to the bathroom and got enough courage to send her a text,” he told the publication. The text read, “You look sexy AF,” spilled Lopez, adding the night went downhill from there. “The fire alarm went off, and we had to evacuate,” she shared.

Four years later, alarm bells are ringing once again for Lopez, 51, and her fiancé. On March 12, multiple sources confirmed the power pair had called time on their two-year engagement. “The couple have decided their relationship has run its course,” a source told Entertainment Tonight. “Jennifer felt like moving forward to marriage wasn’t right. Recently Alex’s character has been called into question, and that didn’t sit right with Jennifer.”

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