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J.Lo And A-Rod’s Amazing Relationship Will Leave You With Some Serious Relationship Envy

Pretty much every relationship Jennifer Lopez finds herself in marks an era of chisme. All our mami’s and their comadres have maintained that nobody will ever measure up to Marc Anthony for our Boricua Queen. Until now.

Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez knows that he won the lottery with our favorite Renaissance Woman. He probably has a mami of his own making sure he knows how lucky he is, and he’s unafraid to post his infatuations all over Instagram. Prepare to feel single AF.

The two just celebrated their two year anniversary by posting love notes on Instagram.

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A-Rod’s long post commemorating their love starts like this, “Macha 13, I can’t believe it’s been two years. Only 730 days, which have flown by, but it feels like we have been together forever. We are meant to be, and how much you mean to me cannot be put into words.”

“There is no one else I would rather have by my side.” -A-Rod

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A-Rod goes on, “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. Where this road will take us next is unknown but there is no one else I would rather have by my side. The journey is just beginning and I am excited for what’s ahead..Macha, your hard work is unmatched. Your relentless drive and determination push me to be a better man each and every day..Like you there is none other. Words will never do justice to what the last two years have meant to me. Thank you for always being you, for your unwavering support and unconditional love.❤️.Te amo mucho, Lola.”

J.Lo (thee J.Lo) says she feels blessed to have him by her side.

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Caption: “Two years of laughter. Two years of fun. Two years of adventures. Of excitement of growing and learning. Of true friendship. And so much love!! 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… Every time I think I have you pegged, you surprise me in the most wonderful ways reminding me how blessed I am to have found you now in this moment at this time… our time… Te Amo Macho… ”

The two lovers act like kids together.

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Caption: “You make me feel like a kid again.”

I mean, aren’t all dreams made up of lazy Sundays with the love of your life at the farmer’s market?

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Having a basket full of organic local fruit and no one to share it with is the ultimate joy-kill. Plus, they always look like they’re in their own Rom-Com film together.

Remember this time they were glowing in matching flannel pajamas?

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Let it be known that there isn’t a world in which we’ll ever see J.Lo take off those hoops. We’re okay with it.

They not only have each other but a whole big happy family together. 😭

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Is the loneliness setting in yet? I’m shattered. Jennifer and Alex both had children in previous marriages and they all seem to get along super well.

Their life is so full of joy that they can give up sugar & carbs and still be happy.

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Caption: “No carbs + no sugar = lots of meat. 🥩 Join me and Jennifer for our 10 day challenge.”

Relationship goals aren’t enough. They’re also fitness goals.

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And they do it together. Caption: “💥Dream team👍🏻..When your workout partner kicks your a$$ 🤦🏽‍♂️.”

They even have a photo of when they first met.

“Arod 2005” Digital Image. People. 5 February 2019.

Granted, it was 14 years ago, and they both were married to their exes. Of course, J.Lo’s amor is an all time Yankees legend.

That time A-Rod politely put an end to P.Diddy’s thirst.

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At the time, the couple existed only in chismosa land, but this comment put things to rest. A-Rod is the only lucky one here.

They casually grace magazine covers together.

“Jennifer Lopez Alex Rodriguez Vanity Fair Cover.” Digital Image. US Magazine. 5 February 2019.

In the issue, Lopez reveals more details about their first date. “He was sitting there in his white shirt, very confident and manly, but then he was just so talkative! I think he thought I was going to be this loud person, but I’m not. I just listen. So he’s talking, talking about his plans, about how he had just retired from baseball, about how he saw himself getting married again, all these things you wouldn’t normally talk about on a first date. I don’t know if he thought it was a date. … He was nervous, and it was really cute.”

A-Rod is not only the best Instagram boyfriend, but he thirsts for it.

“A-Rod VMAs” Digital Image. Hollywood Life. 5 February 2019.

The VMA’s captured this pivotal moment of A-Rod recording his girlfriend twerking on national television and he lived for it. The best part of this is the very ‘dad’ nature of A-Rod that compels him to record the performance on his phone, knowing it was being professionally recorded.

He just can’t trust MTV to honor J.Lo the way he would.

They always find time to be together as a family.

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In June 2017, A-Rod told Extra, “If you want to be together, you are together. Our kids get along really well, we’re both from New York, we’re both Latin, we’re both in our 40s. We’re really enjoying life.” The two both have two daughters from previous marriages.

J.Lo’s kids now have two dads to show up for their dance recitals.

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The potential for conflict is super high, but these two are so mature that they can work anything out.

Caption: “Natasha, Ella & Emme dance recital. ❤️❤️❤️ #familia”

They fundraised for Puerto Rico together.

“Jennifer Lopez Alex Rodriguez” Digital Image. Cosmopolitan. 5 February 2019.

After both the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico were devastated by Hurricane Maria, the two orchestrated the Somos Live concert. “Right when the hurricane hit Puerto Rico, Marc and I got on the phone and started talking about what we could do,” Lopez told People. “Alex was right next to me and he started spitballing things we could do… We are all family. We are doing this because it’s the right thing to do. Our community needs us right now and we are very aware that we are leaders in our community.”

And they even meet with Puerto Rico’s governor together.

“Jennifer Lopez Alex Rodriguez” Digital Image. Cosmopolitan. 5 February 2019.

Look at that loving support. The two traveled to Loiza, Puerto Rico to discuss the impact of the hurricane. Lopez personally donated $1 million to the relief effort.

J.Lo has told the world that she feels like she found “The One.”

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“I’m in a good relationship,” she told Hola! USA. “I feel like I can say that for the first time — I don’t know — maybe ever. And not that I didn’t have great relationships, full of love and adventure, but this is the first relationship I’ve been [in] where I feel like we really make each other better. We complement each other, and that’s really pure, true love. Just wanting to support the other person and make them happy.”

Apparently, A-Rod’s daughters are obsessed with J.Lo.

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Rodriguez gushed to Jimmy Kimmel Live! that his own daughters are “hanging out with Jennifer backstage. They’re dancing. They’re singing with her. … They call three, four, five times … they’re looking around … ‘Where’s Jennifer?’”

While accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, Lopez gave a mushy shoutout to Alex.

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“Alex, you’re like my twin soul. We’re like mirror images of each other. My life is sweeter and better with you in it because you make me realize that every day, the sky is not the limit.”


READ: Jennifer Lopez’s Dating History Is Sure To Make You Jealous

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A Former J.Lo Dancer Is Found Homeless And Heroin-Addicted But Univision Reunited Her With Her Son

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A Former J.Lo Dancer Is Found Homeless And Heroin-Addicted But Univision Reunited Her With Her Son

The insidious disease of alcoholism and drug addiction is indiscriminate in its victims. Univision’s Genela Solano recently found Susy Pérez, a former dancer for J.Lo and model, living on the street fighting for her life against a heroin addiction. Solano interviews Pérez in what might be the most heart-breaking news’ interview broadcast ever–ending with Pérez sending a message to her son, who she hasn’t seen in years. 

That is until Solano returns with Pérez’ son, who she hasn’t seen since she first became homeless. 

Susy Pérez came to the U.S. from the Dominican Republic, and made it big in the entertainment world.

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The mitad-Boricua and mitad-Dominicana was a model and a dancer for J.Lo. Up until a week ago, she had spent the last five years homeless living on the streets. She told Univision that when her mother died, she was lost without her. That prompted the spiral downwards.

Pérez has survived off the trash of others and the kindness of strangers.

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She told Univision that she’s grateful for the people who have bestowed compassion on her and offered her money or food. Her son has also said that he was giving her money the first couple years she was homeless, not realizing she was a heroin addict and using the money for drugs.

Pérez is a breast cancer survivor, and hasn’t been to the doctor in years.

Both her and her abuela were breast cancer survivors and endured double mastectomies. “She may still have it. It may have come back, because cancer never really leaves,” her son tells Univision.

“Jay, I love you and want you to know you’re the best thing that’s ever happened to me,” she tells the camera, hoping her son will receive the message.

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“Without you, I cannot smile,” she says.  She tells Univision that she wants to get off the drugs but that she can’t because her body has adapted to them. It’s important for people with addiction to have medical supervision as they detox because their bodies could go into shock and die from cardiac arrest.

Three days later, Solano returns with Jay to reunite the mother and son.

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“My love, look over here,” Solano tells Pérez. When she sees Jay from a distance, she tosses her wig on the ground and runs to hug him. She doesn’t let go for several minutes, sobbing into his shoulder. Later, she shouts at the crowd gathered around for the touching moment, “I’m going to fight for my son.”

Jay tells Solano that after his mom left, his father kicked him out of the house for being gay.

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He started living with friends at a young age and was adopted by another family. According to Jay, in his father’s mind, his sexuality was “the last straw” after coping with his mother’s addiction and abandonment. Jay tells Solano that most of his family doesn’t support him. “I haven’t felt safe. He would constantly verbally abuse me because of the way I expressed myself,” Jay tells Solano.

He told Univision that his mom has a herniated disc, broken bones, and has likely contracted HIV or AIDS.

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A car was ready to take Solano to get food, medications, a doctor’s check up and fresh clothes and a shower. According to Solano, they attempted to take her from streets and into the car not once, twice, or three times, but six times before she got in the car. She was very happy to get a fresh haircut but didn’t want to check into a treatment center.

They weren’t able to remove Pérez from the streets.

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After experiencing what looked like withdrawal symptoms (irritability, aggression, crying), Pérez stormed off looking for money to buy more drugs. Nearly everyone who has seen the video has offered their prayers that she findS the strength to voluntarily get the help that she needs. 

If someone’s drinking or sobriety is bothering you, there are resources that can help. You are not alone.

Rumors Are Swirling That A-Rod Is Shopping A New Show To Compete With ‘Shark Tank’

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Rumors Are Swirling That A-Rod Is Shopping A New Show To Compete With ‘Shark Tank’

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Alex Rodriguez is known for a wide range of accomplishments and criticisms. Sports Illustrated just featured the sports icon’s incredible trajectory from being banned from the 2014 MLB season to the second row of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s performance at the Oscars and engaged to Jennifer Lopez.

Now, the league is inviting his consultation on how to reach younger fans, and to promote the Yankees-Red Sox series in London. Rodriguez has also been a recurring guest on ABC’s Shark Tank, offering his business insights to entrepreneurs. Now, he’s secured a deal with NBC to host a “very similar” show.

ABC Shark Tank producers are pissed about it.

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According to a report by Page Six, A-Rod has secured a deal for a “business reality show.” So far, we don’t know what will set it apart from “Shark Tank,” which places it in line as a direct competitor.

Sony Pictures Television has reportedly said they won’t be inviting him back as a guest Shark.

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Page Six reported that a source from ABC said, “Alex last appeared on ‘Shark Tank’ last fall and before then, he’d been on a bunch. Everyone really liked him. But he won’t be on the show anymore as he’s been shopping around a show that is very, very, very similar to ‘Shark Tank’ and Sony TV, which makes the show, got wind of this — because Alex’s people had been speaking to everyone in Hollywood.”

Another source has said that A-Rod’s show isn’t going to be a carbon copy of “Shark Tank.”

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A-Rod already has a deal with CNBC as the star of his own show, “Back in the Game.” Page Six’s source said that “This show was being shopped around — it’s not like ABC was giving Alex his own prime-time spot. Alex loved ‘Shark Tank,’ and the feeling was mutual. But he already has his show ‘Back in the Game’ on CNBC . . . this is basically extending his deal with NBC.”

Some folks think A-Rod is being shady.

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They argue that, because he’s been a guest on the show, it’s a betrayal of sorts of the show that gave him the business insights he’ll take into a competing show. Also, folks are carrying his previous scandals into the present day.

While others are coming to his defense.

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Legally, A-Rod has done nothing wrong. Still, Sony producers seem to be taking it personally. Don’t expect to see A-Rod and Mark Cuban in the same screen for awhile.

Just last week, A-Rod shared some life lessons he’s gained from billionaire Warren Buffet.

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A-Rod is taking a big swing by going out on his own. Maybe he looks at his guest appearances on “Shark Tank” as a series of singles?

NBC has hyped the show as “a high-concept business show.”

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“We are thrilled to be developing a show with Alex,” the source told Page Six. That doesn’t sound much like just an extension of an existing show. It’s a whole new development.

Most fans just don’t even know how he’s able to do it all.

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It’s all pretty impressive, and we’re rooting for the Dominican King of Baseball, and business. We’ll admit, the number of Latino guests on “Shark Tank” have been meager. We’re curious to see how Rodriguez’ own show will look.

Rodriguez has declined to comment.

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But we know this story will continue to develop, and look forward to watching his show!

READ: This Dominican Inventor And A-Rod Hit It Off Immediately When He Made Him An Offer In Spanish On ‘Shark Tank’