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LOS ANGELES: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, or J-Rod, told the “Today” show in a joint statement that they called off their two-year engagement.

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez AP PHOTO

“We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects.

“We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support,” they said.

They issued a statement in March that disputed breakup reports.

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‘The Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood comes out as gay
Colton Underwood, the former football tight end who found fame on “The Bachelor,” has revealed that he is gay.

Colton Underwood AP PHOTO

“I’ve ran from myself for a long time. I’ve hated myself for a long time,” Underwood told “Good Morning America.” “And I’m gay. And I came to terms with that earlier this year and have been processing it. And the next step in all of this was sort of letting people know.”

Underwood’s professional football career ended in 2016. Three years later, he won over Cassie Randolph on “The Bachelor.” They never married.


 
 

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