Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are finally divorcing - The couple's announcement

April 17, 2021

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez formalize their separation.
Just weeks after declaring that they were trying to overcome the problems in their relationship by refuting the divorce scenarios, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez issued a joint statement on Thursday, April 15, officially confirming that the titles at the end of their engagement have fallen.

"We realized that we are better as friends and we look forward to staying that way. "We will continue to work together and support each other in our joint ventures and projects," the couple said in an exclusive statement to the American television show "Today".

"We wish each other the best for each other and for each other's children. "Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to make is to thank those who sent kind words and support."

Last month, the 51-year-old singer and actress and 45-year-old veteran baseball player denied reports that they had parted ways and issued a joint statement saying they intended to stay together, but admitted to the crisis in their engagement. that "we are working on some things".

The couple got engaged in March 2019 after two years of relationship.

Jennifer Lopez - Alex Rodriguez - Vanity Fair 2017 - Hit Channel
Photograph of the couple at "Vanity Fair" in 2017.
Jennifer Lopez is currently in the Dominican Republic shooting the new movie "Shotgun Wedding", while she spent most of the quarantine with Alex Rodriguez and their large family, which includes the twin children she has had. the singer from her ex-husband Marc Anthony and A-Rod's teenage daughters from his previous marriage to Cynthia Scurtis.

Earlier this year, Jennifer Lopez told ELLE magazine that the couple had to postpone their marriage twice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"We postponed the wedding twice. We had planned what we really wanted to do, but I do not know if we will be able to recreate it. We canceled it and since then we have not discussed it. There's no rush. "We want to do it right when we can do it," he said in an interview.