Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez officially ended their engagement and have called it quits, issuing a joint statement saying: “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects. We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have is to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support.”
The news comes just weeks after 51-year-old Lopez and 45-year-old Rodriguez announced that they were “working through some things” after rumors surfaced that the two had ended their engagement in early March. The couple were engaged in the Bahamas in March 2019 after dating for two years, and spent much of their time together with their blended families — Lopez’s 13-year-old twins Maximilian “Max” David and Emme Maribel that she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, and Rodriguez’s daughters Ella, 12, and Natasha, 16, with ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis.
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