Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez's Breakup Announcement Gets to the Point of Why This Hurts So Much

After four years of dating, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are officially no more. The Hustlers star and former pro baseball player gave a statement to Today confirming the end of their relationship a few years after Rodriguez’s romantic beachside proposal and just weeks after denying rumors of their split amid new reports that Rodriguez had been in touch with Southern Charm reality star Madison LeCroy. Lopez and Rodriguez admitted they were going through some things as a couple but were careful not to allude to why, and similarly, their statement today doesn’t focus on the reasons behind it. Instead, it reminds us that the very reason we loved this relationship so much will be the reason this breakup ends up being difficult.

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