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J.Lo and A-Rod’s love story began in 2017, and that same year, the pair attended their first Met Gala together. In many of the photos from that evening, Lopez was captured looking lovingly at her (then) new boyfriend. Little did she know they would go on to spend four more years together before calling off their engagement and announcing their split on April 15, 2021.
That same year, the new couple visited the City of Love and posed in front of the Louvre in Paris, which was basically all the confirmation fans needed to prove the relationship was getting serious. “Jennifer organized the trip and showed Alex her favorite places,” according to People, adding that the pair “had the best week” and that J.Lo “gushes about Alex every chance she gets.”
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Another year, another Met Gala. In 2018, the pair was spotted laughing while posing for photos on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The event’s theme was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” and we have to say, J.Lo absolutely crushed it.
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The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards were big for Lopez. Not only did she win a VMA for her song “Dinero” featuring DJ Khaled and Cardi B, but she was also honored with the iconic Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. A-Rod, her daughter Emme, and her son Maximilian supported her at the VMAs. In her acceptance speech, she even referred to the professional baseball player as her “twin soul.”
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J.Lo and A-Rod attended the Met Gala together for the last time as a couple in 2019. They posed alongside each other on the famous steps as the cameras captured the sparkles on her beaded Versace gown. A-Rod, for his part, stood there in his pink suit jacket and smiled, letting his girlfriend have her moment to shine. Literally.
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The power duo stunned on the red carpet at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2019. Earlier that evening, the Hustlers star was a presenter at the Academy Awards. On the carpet, Rodriguez gushed over J.Lo’s beauty and success. Lopez, on the other hand, commended his social media skills. It’s true — there’s nothing we’ll miss more than their Instagram photos.