Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are formally over. One month after the couple issued a press release insisting they had been nonetheless collectively, J.Rod confirmed they’ve ended their engagement.
So, what occurred?
One supply near the the previous MLB participant, 45, claims to Yahoo Entertainment “there was no third get together concerned.” However, there was loads of hypothesis about that within the press.
In March, a number of studies acknowledged Lopez and Rodriguez broke up, weeks after he was linked to Southern Charm‘s Madison LeCroy. (The actuality star, by the best way, tells Page Six she needs each A-Rod and J.Lo “one of the best.”) While sources on the time advised Yahoo the couple did certainly separate, Rodriguez flew to the Dominican Republic the place Lopez has been taking pictures Shotgun Wedding to salvage their relationship. And it labored — for a little bit.
Lopez, 51, and Rodriguez “actually tried to make it work,” a second supply shut tells Yahoo, however in the end, “they determined it is higher for everybody if they’re associates.”
“It’s very amicable,” the insider provides.
That’s just like the assertion J.Rod issued on Thursday: “We have realized we’re higher as associates and stay up for remaining so. We will proceed to work collectively and assist one another on our shared companies and initiatives. We want one of the best for one another and each other’s youngsters. Out of respect for them, the one different remark we have now is to say is thanks to everybody who has despatched type phrases and assist.”
Rodriguez and Lopez have been collectively a little bit over 4 years and engaged for 2. Throughout their relationship, each households grew to become extraordinarily shut — particularly the youngsters. (The Hustlers star shares 13-year-old twins, Emme and Max, with ex-husband Marc Anthony, whereas Rodriguez shares daughters Natasha, 16, and Ella, 12, with ex-wife, Cynthia Scurtis.)
Us Weekly studies the superstars tried to fix their relationship for the sake of the youngsters.
“A-Rod’s women and J. Lo’s children are actually shut, so the explanation why they stayed collectively for so long as they did was to make their children comfortable,” an insider advised the journal. “They nonetheless have love for one another that I believe won’t ever go away.”
According to E! News, it was Lopez’s determination to finish issues. (One supply near the actress confirms this to Yahoo.)
“Once her belief is damaged, there is not any turning round. She feels good about her determination as a result of she is aware of A.Rod will nonetheless be in her life, simply in a unique capability,” a supply advised the outlet.
As for that big engagement ring. A supply tells TMZ Lopez continues to be in possession of the $1.eight million sparkler.
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