“We have realized that we are better friends and hope to be like that.”
It is by this statement, Thursday on NBC, as singer Jennifer Lopez, 51, and former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez, 45, have announced their separation. “We wish each other the best and our children,” they added. “Thanks to everyone who showed us their support and sympathy.”
“J-Lo” and “A-Rod” had been in a relationship since early 2017 and announced the engagement two years later. Originally planned for the summer of 2020, the wedding had been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In August, the couple bought a house on the man-made Star Island in Miami for $ 32.5 million.
The rumors had recently circulated and announced the distribution of the engagement, but the couple denied them a month ago.
“We will continue to work together and support each other in our work and in our affairs,” the couple explained on NBC.
The former New York Yankees star and New York singer has made several investments together, especially in the Goli diet supplement specialist.
Jennifer Lopez is the mother of 13-year-old twins (a boy and a girl), whose father is singer Marc Anthony, whom she married from 2004 to 2014. Alex Rodriguez is the father of two daughters aged 12 and 16 years. , which the New Yorker – who grew up in Miami – had with Cynthia Scurtis, his wife from 2002 to 2008.