Jennifer Lopez Once Felt Touched by Pop Star Shakira’s Message After Owning the Super Bowl in Front of Then Boyfriend Alex Rodriguez and the Entire World

Published 09/28/2022, 3:00 PM EDT
PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 02: (L-R) Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez attend the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 02, 2020 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival)

Words aren’t enough to describe the relationship Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez had. It looked wholesome and complete. Back in 2020, Alex Rodriguez shot an entire BTS video before then-fiancee Jennifer Lopez performed on the Super Bowl Stage.

While J.Lo’s performance stunned everyone, including herself, co-star Shakira reached Twitter to thank her. Meanwhile, A-Rod stood in the audience, and behind the scenes, cheering for JLo.


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How did Shakira react to J.Lo’s performance?

Shakira reached her Twitter with applause for Jennifer Lopez, who completely conquered the Super Bowl Stage. She said, “Thank you @jlo for a night that shows how much Latinos have to offer!”

In his BTS video, Alex Rodriguez spoke about J.Lo’s emotions before the performance. He said, “I know for Jen it is a dream come true. And it makes us so proud. It’s going to be epic, it’s gonna be amazing in Miami’s a beautiful night. And Shakira and Jennifer are going to crush it.”

After getting off the stage, J.Lo overwhelmed and filled with emotions, said, “I did in rehearsal. It was so hard. It was hard but my adrenaline was a bit over 150 because honestly, I felt like a feather. I mean, I wasn’t even breathing hard. It was highways. Even then I just didn’t feel any wind at all.”

Eventually, Even J.Lo tweeted about her Super Bowl performance with a special thanks to Shakira.

Alex Rodriguez and his second innings, after his MLB retirement

Alex ‘A-Rod’ Rodriguez, after his successful MLB career, turned to build an empire in the world of business and real estate. In the domain of business, he is the founder, chairperson, and CEO of A-Rod Corp, which has emerged immensely in the world of real estate. Moreover, he’s also the chairperson of Presidente Beer and part-owner of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves.


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At the same time, his career in the baseball broadcasting world also grew. Today, while he’s an ESPN and FOX analyst, and also calls World Series games, he also runs his own podcast with Michael Kay called the KayRod Cast. All in all, A-Rod has transformed himself into an inspiration after a major plunge in fandom and popularity after 2014.

Given A-Rod’s downfall, after his steroid scandal blew up, the superstar slugger has done very well to recover and regain popularity across North America. Putting aside A-Rod’s MLB career, does he have the greatest comeback story of all time?


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Mohsin Baldiwala

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Mohsin Baldiwala is an MLB author for EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his BBA degree, specializing in Communications & Media with a Public Policy minor. Along with his keen interest in politics and questions about society, he has written multiple research papers about a variety of topics, ranging from stand-up comedy to the Indian Education System.

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