Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez. Image: BANG Showbiz

Just a rough patch? J-Lo and A-Rod say they are ‘working through’ things

Singer and actress J-Lo and Alex Rodriguez – who started dating in April 2017 and got engaged in 2019 – have hit back at claims that the star couple has split up.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez. Image: BANG Showbiz

Jennifer Lopez and former Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez reportedly ended their two-year engagement recently, but they have hit back at split claims, insisting they are working through any differences they might have.

J-Lo and Alex Rodriguez ‘still together’

In a joint statement, they told People magazine: “We are working through some things.”

And a source has claimed they just “hit a rough patch” but were never fully broken up.

The insider added of the couple’s relationship: “They never officially broke up and talked about it, but are still together. They hit a rough patch. But they were not broken up … She’s working in the Dominican Republic and he’s in Miami, so it’s tough seeing each other especially with quarantining and COVID but they want to try to stay together.”

Their comments come after a source claimed Jennifer and Alex split after four years together.

A source told the New York Post’s Page Six column on Friday 12 March: “He’s now in Miami getting ready for baseball season. She’s filming her movie in the Dominican Republic.”

Last seen together in Dominican Republic

The news came as a huge shock to fans as the couple were last seen together in the Dominican Republic, where J-Lo is busy filming her latest movie, Shotgun Wedding.

J-Lo and Alex have had to postpone their wedding twice due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and even as late as January this year, Alex admitted he can’t wait to marry Jennifer as he quipped “third time’s the charm” as they prepared for the big day.

He said: “We tried twice in 2020. We got bit twice by COVID-19. You know, they say in baseball, ‘Third time’s the charm,’ so let’s hope. It’s been such a crazy year for her. So amazing. So many blessings. In the span of 12 months, she’s done the Super Bowl, New Year’s, the inaugural.”

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