Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez called it quits more than a year ago, but there’s still a lot of love on their part.
“Look, we had a great time,” he said on Wednesday’s episode of iHeartRadio martha stewart podcast, ,More importantly, we always keep children at the fore and center in everything we do.”
The former baseball star and singer-actress began dating in early 2017, and was known as much for integrating their families – Max and Emme are twins from her marriage to Marc Anthony, and she is married to ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. share two daughters with – to the public display of their affection. After dating for over two years, they announced their engagement in March 2019. Two years after that, he called it off.
However, Rodriguez remains a fan of J.Lo.
“Here I will tell you about Jennifer, and I was telling some of my colleagues here the other day,” Rodriguez said. “He’s the most talented person I’ve ever been around. Hardest worker. And I think he’s the greatest artist, live artist in the world that’s alive today.”
He said that his post-J.Lo life is about his two teenagers.
“You know Martha, thank God, no regrets. Life is good,” he said. “I’m so lucky. I wake up every morning and thank the good God for my health, for my beautiful daughters, who are now 17 and 14. My number one focus in life. You know, My father left me and my mother and my two siblings when I was just 10. And I remember praying as a young man and saying, You know, dear God, if you ever give me If given a chance to be a father, it will be my biggest responsibility in life. And that has been the biggest gift.”
Similarly, Rodriguez had nothing but nice things to say about his ex during an interview in August. entertainment tonight: “I had five years of incredible life and partnership and even with my daughters, we learned a lot. And now we have the opportunity to take that and go ahead and say, ‘You know what? We’re so grateful for that. It’s the last five years, how can we make the next five years better because of the lessons learned?'”
Since the high-profile breakup, Rodriguez is reportedly dating Katherine Padgett.
Of course, Lopez has rekindled her romance with Ben Affleck, and they got engaged for the second time in April.