Jennifer Lopez Once Made a Heartfelt Admission on How Important Her and Ex-Boyfriend Alex Rodriguez’s Kids are to Her – “They’re My Main Purpose..”

Published 11/15/2022, 7:30 AM EST

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Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez became fan-favorite from the moment they became an official couple. When they did come into a relationship in 2017, they had to also think about their kids. Both of them had two kids from their previous marriages. Fortunately for them, the kids part worked pretty well for them. As their relationship started to get serious, the family started to blend and grew more comfortable with each other. 

Alex or JLo always had all four kids on their minds. The family used to get along pretty easily. Alex loved Jennifer’s kids as if they were his, and it was the same with Jennifer. JLo opened up about the same in an interview 3 years ago.


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Number 1 priority of Jennifer Lopez was at home with the kids

Lopez used to handle pretty much everything easily, and the kids were always on her mind being her first priority. She knew that whatever she would do could easily affect the kids. So she was always about that. 


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In an interview with People, about the kids, Jennifer said“They’re my everything. They’re my main purpose for doing everything I do. Because they’re my loves. My kids, Alex, his kids, and all of us together kind of creating this beautiful life and this family,.. all I think about is would they be proud of this?”


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However, Alex and Jennifer got separated after being together for four years. Naturally, the kids were devastated by what transpired, but there was nothing they could do at that time. 

Why did Alex and Jennifer separate?

If rumors are to be believed, then Alex had cheated on the actress, and because of that, she couldn’t trust him anymore and broke off the engagement. 


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Watch this story: Everything you need to know about Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez’s relationship

The real reason is best known to the former couple only. But the thing that matters now is that they are happy with the lives they have right now. Jennifer has moved on and got married to the actor Ben Affleck, while Alex recently came into a new relationship with fitness enthusiast Jaclyn Cordeiro. And from the stories they post, it looks like they are having the time of their lives.  


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Rakshita Madan


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Rakshita Madan is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. She is an engineering graduate and is currently pursuing her MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai. Rakshita has experience in writing for more than four years now, with one of her writings even getting published in an anthology.
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Rupak Kumar Jha