Jennifer Lopez has had some steamy relationships in the past with celebrities like Ben Affleck and P. Diddy. But she now has a new relationship that is making headlines. The actress is dating Alex Rodriguez, a retired MLB player. They certainly make a hot couple, but how serious is their relationship? Are we going to hear wedding bells anytime soon?
The couple has already confirmed their relationship, but are still keeping many things private. However, some information has leaked. Here are seven juicy details of their relationship.
1. Alex Rodriguez confirmed their relationship to Ellen
The celebrities first met in May 2005. Now it looks like the relationship is strong enough that the couple is opening up about it. The former Yankee told Ellen in March, “It’s obvious.” Before Rodriguez continued with, “we’re having a great time, she’s an amazing, amazing girl, and one of the smartest human beings I’ve ever met and also an incredible mother.”
It seems like the celebrity couple isn’t into flashy things and are more focused on family. “She just likes simple things,” he said. “I mean, she’s a very, very simple person. Loves family. Is a great sister. Is a great daughter.”
Rodriguez has two children with his ex-wife, Cynthia Scurtis and Lopez has twins with her ex-husband, Marc Anthony.
2. Their kids have met each other
You know it’s serious if the kids are involved and it looks like their kids have met! The couple posted cute pictures of all their kids together at the pool on Instagram this summer.
3. They made their red carpet debut together at the Met Gala
The celebrity couple made their red carpet debut at the Met Gala in May 2017. Later that night they reportedly danced at their table. “We had a great time that night. We had an amazing time,” Lopez said on the Today show. “We went in, we danced, it was awesome.”
4. They celebrated Easter together
This is definitely another sign that things have gotten serious. The couple has started celebrating the holidays together with their kids. According to E! News, they were in the Dominican Republic because Rodriguez hosted an Easter egg hunt at Casa De Campo Resort and Villas.
“Jen and Alex woke up early and had Easter baskets outside lined up on the patio waiting for their kids,” a source told E! “They had family and friends over for an egg hunt on the sprawling lawn of the property.”
5. There are rumors that they’re already engaged!
A source told Life & Style that A-Rod got down on one knee during their recent vacation in Paris. “He got down on one knee and asked J.Lo to marry him,” a source revealed. “J.Lo burst into tears and said yes!”
The source continued, “He ended up proposing to her in the privacy of their presidential suite at the luxurious Le Meurice hotel.” An engagement ring has yet to materialize, so we’re not counting this as truth just yet.
6. The two are very romantic with each other
They might spend a lot of family time together, but their relationship is reportedly full of romance too. “Jennifer is still on cloud nine. She has never seemed happier and loves sharing her life with Alex,” a source told People. “He often gives her gifts with handwritten notes. It’s a very romantic relationship.”
7. They already faced rumors that Rodriguez is cheating
Not all news about the couple is good. There have been reports that the retired baseball player has texted other women to arrange dates.
However, it seems like the couple isn’t letting the gossip get to them. “She doesn’t believe he has gone behind her back since they started dating,” an insider told People. “They both have a past. Jennifer is focused on now and her future with Alex. She isn’t going to let someone from Alex’s past ruin what she has with him.”
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