It was rumored back in March that Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez had ended their two-year engagement and speculation continued to swirl until the couple officially split in April. The drama has not stopped there, however: JLo has been spotted spending time with none other than Ben Affleck—and A-Rod is not happy.
Many of us remember "Bennifer" as the It couple of the noughties, with their whirlwind romance and that huge pink engagement ring. Who’d have thought this time last year that there would be a very real possibility of a reunion between the famous pair?
Fans went into a frenzy after the couple was spotted hanging out and then seen jetting off together. The couple went on holiday for a week in Montana—just the two of them.
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An insider told E! News that Alex Rodriguez is "very shocked" and "saddened" by the news.
The source said: "A-Rod is shocked that JLo has moved on. He truly thought they would be able to make it work and reconnect."
"He has been reaching out to JLo trying to meet with her and she has been very short with him."
Rodriguez has apparently contacted Lopez to let her know how upset he is, but the source said: "She's not interested in rekindling anything with A-Rod and is done."
Another source told E! that our dreams of a Bennifer reunion might actually become reality. They said: "She wants to give it a shot with Ben. They never really had closure and she has always wondered what could have been. The timing was never right and they were in different places until now."
"They have always stayed in touch and had a strong connection. She finally has had the opportunity to spend time with him and see where this could lead."
Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team, where she covers everything from entertainment to fashion and beauty, as well as TikTok trends for Woman&Home, after previously writing for My Imperfect Life and GoodTo. Interestingly though, Naomi actually has a background in design, having studied illustration at Plymouth University but lept into the media world in 2020, after always having a passion for writing and earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ.
Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.
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