When Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez obtained again collectively after an 18-year separation, there was a lot rejoicing on social media.
In spite of everything, this was a pair that everybody liked the primary time round, and following some tough years for Affleck, the Bennifer reunion appeared like the final word glad ending.
In fact, there was one man who was in all probability not so thrilled by the shock reconciliation:
We’re speaking, after all, about Alex Rodriguez.
A-Rod proposed J-Lo in March of 2019 after two years of courting.
The couple gave the impression to be destined for the altar however have been pressured to postpone their marriage ceremony as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
They introduced the top of their relationship in April of 2021, and earlier than the month was out, Jen was revealed to be courting Ben.
Clearly, that’s an terrible fast rebound, however don’t go shedding any tears for A-Rod.
The connection ended amid rumors that Rodriguez was dishonest on Lopez with Southern Allure star Madison LeCroy.
Nonetheless, it’s pure to surprise how the Yankee nice reacted to information that his former fiancee married somebody new simply over a 12 months after their break up.
And shockingly, it appears that evidently Alex has taken the information fairly nicely!
“He’s glad for her and glad that she’s with the individual she’s meant to be with,” a supply near A-Rod not too long ago instructed Us Weekly.
“He’s in a brand new relationship now and is glad as nicely. He’s touring throughout and residing his finest life. He’s actually targeted on household, his profession and what he’s obtained occurring.”
The insider provides that when Alex “noticed the information” of Jen’s marriage ceremony he shrugged and “went about his enterprise.”
“[His] relationship [with Jennifer] ended some time in the past — he’s made peace with how issues ended,” the supply continued.
“He respects her and really needs her nothing however the most effective.”
Apparently, A-Rod mentioned the breakup throughout an look on Martha Stewart’s podcast just some days earlier than Jen and Ben obtained married.
And he had nothing however form phrases for his former fiancee.
“Look, we had a good time,” Rodriguez mentioned. “Extra importantly, we at all times put the youngsters entrance and middle in every part we do.”
“Right here’s what I’ll let you know about Jennifer, and I used to be telling a few of my colleagues right here the opposite day, she’s essentially the most gifted human being I’ve ever been round,” the baseball legend continued.
“Hardest employee. And I believe she is the best stay performer on the earth right this moment that’s alive.”
Evidently, it feels like there’s nonetheless quite a lot of mutual respect between Rodriguez and Lopez.
There’s no phrase but on whether or not or not Alex has reached out to congratulate Ben and Jen, however we’re certain he needs all of them the most effective.
Though sure points of this example should sting a little bit bit.
In spite of everything, A-Rod’s ex-fiancee went and married a freakin’ Pink Sox fan, for Pete’s sake!