Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodrigues have the perfect love story – here’s why

2017-11-01 13:02
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Cape Town – Their love story went public in March and has flourished into a partnership of love, beauty, and redemption.

The couple shared their story in the December issue of Vanity Fair alongside an array of photos, taken by Mario Testino, that will make you believe in love again.


Looking back to where it all began the couple told the story of their first date, revealing that it was just as awkward as any regular first date.

Jen told VF’s Bethany McLean: “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...all these things you wouldn’t normally talk about on a first date.”

Alex adds that he wasn’t sure if it was a date but when Jen told him she was single, he went to the bathroom built up the courage, and sent her a text saying, “You look sexy AF!”

“She told me around the third or fourth inning that she was single. I had to get up and go re-adjust my thoughts. I went to the bathroom and got enough courage to send her a text.”

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While their first date was cut short by a fire alarm, JLo and A-Rod stuck together and couldn’t be more perfect for one another.

“I understand him in a way that I don’t think anyone else could, and he understands me in a way that no one else could ever,” JLo said, adding that they have both had major success in their lives and have been through so much.

“We both had ups and downs and challenges in our 30s, and by our 40s we’d both been through so much. And more importantly than anything, we had both done a lot of work on ourselves.”


Apart from their feature, the couple also spent 128 seconds answering 17 random questions about themselves.


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