Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have broken up their engagement. E! News confirmed that the Hollywood couple has called off their engagement which is nearly two years. Multiple sources had confirmed to E! News that the Hollywood couple has called off their engagement nearly two years after a romantic proposal. In fact, insiders close to the duo say J.Lo decided to end things for a variety of reasons.
The news comes as a surprise to fans after the pair shared heartfelt Valentine’s Day posts online and also attended the Super Bowl together in Miami this past February. Alex expressed hopes that the pair would be getting married in 2021 after postponing their wedding because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“You know we tried twice in 2020. We got bit twice by COVID-19,” the former MLB player shared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. “You know, they say third time’s a charm, so let’s hope it’s what we want to hear.”
As for Jennifer, she previously told Elle that they weren’t in a rush to say “I do.” As she told the publication, “We postponed the wedding twice. We had planned what we really, really wanted to do, [but] I don’t know if we’ll be able to re-create that. We canceled it, and since then, we haven’t really talked about it.”
Back in March 2019, the former New York Yankee got down on one knee and proposed to J.Lo during a romantic getaway to Baker’s Bay. The big move came shortly after the pair celebrated their two-year anniversary.
“We are meant to be, and how much you mean to me cannot be put into words,” Alex wrote on Instagram when marking the milestone. “From baseball games, to traveling across the world to shows in Vegas. We have done it all together and every moment with you is cherished.”
Jennifer added, “You make my world a more beautiful safe and stable place…in the midst of our ever-changing, ever-moving life…you make me feel like a teenager starting out all over again.”
Throughout their relationship, the couple had many unforgettable memories including a cover on Vanity Fair back in 2018 where readers got a preview into their bond.