Alex Rodriguez jokes about single status after Jennifer Lopez break up

‘This is not the first time people have eaten popcorn in the middle of the game’

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Alex Rodriguez might still be mending a broken heart after his breakup with Jennifer Lopez, but that doesn’t mean he can’t joke about his lackluster love life.

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While covering the American League Division Series between the Boston Red Sox and the recently defeated Tampa Bay Rays, the former New York Yankees slugger took time to provide play-by-play comment to make a joke about his status. single after separating from Lopez earlier. this year.

During the broadcast, Rodriguez, 46, and his co-hosts informed several Rays players that they were caught eating popcorn in the dugout mid-game.

“These Rays are so cold,” observed host Kevin Burkhardt. “Nelson Cruz said, ‘I could use some popcorn.’ So he gave his friend popcorn and then started eating during the game. “

When the footage was cut to a flashback clip of then-girlfriend Cameron Diaz hand-feeding Rodriguez’s kernels at the 2010 Super Bowl, Burkhardt added: “It’s not the first time people have eaten popcorn in the middle of the game. “.

“KB, maybe that’s why I’m single,” Rodríguez said laughing as he reacted to the old images.

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Rodríguez and Díaz, 49, dated briefly from 2010 to 2011.

Before their breakup, during an appearance on The last show with David Letterman, Diaz said the popcorn feeding was unique. “It was the only piece of popcorn I ever put near his face, and it turned out they had the camera on right when I did it.”

Rodríguez and López ended their two-year engagement in April. “We have realized that we are best friends and we hope to remain so,” the couple said in a joint statement.

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Just hours before their breakup was confirmed, A-Rod shared an embarrassing video showing various photos and memories of the couple’s relationship with Coldplay. Fix you.

A month later, the retired baseball ace posted a family photo in which he and his two daughters sat down to eat with three extra silverware, presumably for Lopez and his two sons, Max and Emme.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the premiere of
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the New York premiere of “The Last Duel” at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Frederick P. Rose Hall on October 9, 2021. Photo by Arturo Holmes /fake images

Rodriguez may have thought the breakup was just a speed bump, and a source said ME! that the former MLB star was “shocked” that Lopez moved so fast with her ex-fiancé Ben Affleck.

“He really thought they could make it work and reconnect,” the source said. ME!

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“Seeing her run straight into Ben’s arms is a real kick in the teeth,” said another source. U.S of Rodríguez’s reaction to the reborn romance. “There is a part of him that still clings to the hope that they will end up together again, but deep down he’s had to come to terms with the harsh truth that she’s gotten over it and moves on with Ben. It’s a tough pill to swallow, but that’s his new reality. “

Meanwhile, at the recent New York premiere of his upcoming film The tender barSaid Affleck Additional TV that things couldn’t get any better as her rekindled romance with Lopez heats up.

“I am very happy. It is a very happy time in my life. Life is good,” he said.

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