On April 15, 2021, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez announced that they had decided to end their two-year relationship. The couple had been together since 2017 and had been engaged since 2019.
The couple had been through a lot together, including Lopez’s Las Vegas residency and Rodriguez’s retirement from baseball. They had also been planning their wedding and were set to get married in Italy in June of 2022.
In a joint statement shared with the Today Show, Lopez and Rodriguez said, “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so.” They also asked for privacy and respect during this difficult time.
The couple had been very public about their relationship, often sharing pictures and stories on social media. They had also been vocal about their commitment to each other and their desire to start a family.
The news of their split has been met with sadness by fans and followers of the couple. Many have expressed their love and support for both Lopez and Rodriguez.
It is unclear what caused the split, but it is likely that the couple simply realized that they were better off as friends. Whatever the reason, it is clear that the couple had a strong bond and that they will remain friends.
It is never easy to end a relationship, especially one that has been so public. Lopez and Rodriguez have handled the situation with grace and dignity, and it is clear that they still care deeply for each other.