Alex Rodriguez Trolled Over Jennifer Lopez’s Engagement to Ben Affleck

Alex Rodriguez Trolled Over J. Lo's Engagement to Ben Affleck: His Reaction

Alex Rodriguez, Ben Affleck, and Jennifer Lopez.
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Too quickly? Alex Rodriguez discovered himself on the receiving finish of some teasing about ex Jennifer Lopez‘s engagement to Ben Affleck — and his response was priceless.

During the Sunday Night Baseball broadcast on ESPN 2, sports activities broadcaster Michael Kay hinted on the information whereas discussing the Yankees vs. Red Sox sport with Rodriguez. “It’s a great time in sports,” Kay, 61, stated on Sunday, April 10. “You have a new Masters champion, NBA playoffs are about to start, baseball is in full swing, people getting engaged. I mean, it’s a happy time in the world.”

The former baseball participant, 46, laughed in response and added, “Happiness and world peace is what we’re looking for.” Rodriguez then sat in silence for a number of seconds earlier than altering the topic again to the sport.

The encounter comes after Lopez, 52, confirmed the key milestone on Friday, April 8. “You’re perfect,” the singer whispered in a quick clip by way of her “On The J.Lo” e-newsletter, which featured her exhibiting off a large inexperienced sparkler on her left ring finger.

Ahead of the Wedding Planner star’s reconciliation with Affleck, 49, Lopez was in a relationship with Rodriguez. The exes began courting in 2017 and obtained engaged two years later. In 2020, Lopez and Rodriguez hit pause on their marriage ceremony amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

Eagle-eyed followers later questioned the previous couple’s future when Southern Charm‘s Madison LeCroy claimed during the show’s reunion that she had “DMed” a former MLB participant. At the time, sources shut to the athlete advised Us Weekly that he “never met” the fact star, 31.

After denying breakup rumors in March 2021, Lopez and Rodriguez introduced one month later that they determined to pull the plug on their romance.

“We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so,” they stated in a joint assertion to Today in April 2021. “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 to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support.”

Later that month, the dancer was noticed spending time with Affleck. In May 2021, Us confirmed that the duo have been “full-on dating” once more. The New York native was beforehand engaged to the director from 2002 to 2004.

Rodriguez, for his half, was requested about his ex-fiancée’s new relationship with the Boston native that very same month, to which he responded, “Go Yankees,” in accordance to Page Six. The philanthropist later mirrored on how his time with Lopez formed his life.

“I had five years of an incredible life and partnership and also with my daughters, we learned so much,” he revealed to Entertainment Tonight in August 2021. “And now we have the opportunity to take that and move forward and say, ‘You know what? We’re so grateful for the last five years, how do we make the next five years better because of lessons learned?’”

The businessman, who shares daughters Natasha, 17, and Ella, 13, with ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis, famous that he was centered on his future and his household. “So I’m in a great place. I’m so grateful for where God and the light has really put me, and I’m really looking forward. Mostly to see how my girls keep developing,” he added on the time.

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