Former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, update from Jennifer Lopez: “Put the job in place … to be together”
“They are doing what they said they are going to do,” a source told us on Monday. “You have to be together to do this. … Obviously, they put the work in it.
But the next day TMZ dropped this nugget: “The reports of their disappearance as a couple have been greatly exaggerated – well, maybe just exaggerated – because they say they are still fighting to stay together… TMZ has learned. … JLo and A-Rod both told TMZ, “All reporting is inaccurate. We are working on some things. We are also told that what they are working on has nothing to do with a third party.”
On top of that, TMZ caught up with Rodriguez and asked if he and Lopez, who had been engaged since 2019, were still working on their relationship. His answer: a thumbs-up.
TMZ also asked Rodriguez about his relationship status and said, “I’m not single,” gesturing a finger to insist.
Sixth page also reported that Rodriguez makes regular trips to visit Lopez in the Dominican Republic, where she is shooting the movie “Shotgun Wedding”.
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In November, Rodriguez and Lopez watched the billionaire hedge fund manager Steven cohen exceed their offer to buy the New York food. Despite the setback, the couple seemed happy in January, when Rodriguez attended the inauguration of President Joe Biden, which Lopez performed before the swearing-in ceremony in Washington, DC
Last month Rodriguez and Lopez were seen together at Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida.
Rodriguez is expected to resume his broadcast career next month as an analyst for ESPN “Sunday Night Baseball” (he resigned with the world leader in January). He will join Matt Vasgersian and Buster Olney for opening day between the Mets and Washington Nationals April 1, followed by the start of the “Sunday Night Baseball” season on April 4 when the Los Angeles Angels host the Chicago White Sox.
Rodriguez is also a studio analyst for FOX Sports and will make his first appearance on the National Baseball Hall of Fame poll later this year. Rodriguez retired in 2016 with 696 career homers, fourth best ever, behind Barry Bonds (762), Hank aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714). But Rodriguez’s induction isn’t safe after missing the 2014 season while serving a suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
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