It’s official — J-Rod is a thing.
During a Friday (March 31) appearance on ABC’s The View, Alex Rodriguez, 41, confirmed his and Jennifer Lopez’s “obvious” romance.
“She’s an amazing girl. One of the smartest human beings I’ve ever met, and also an incredible mother,” he said of Lopez. “She just likes simple things. She’s a very dry, simple person. She bows family. Great sister. Great daughter.”
He added, “We’ve been having a great time.”
A great time indeed.
Paparazzi have captured the pair together everywhere from the Bahamas to Florida, New York, and Los Angeles.
According to Entertainment Tonight, Rodriguez has “fallen fast” for the 47-year-old “Shades of Blue” actress, after only one month of dating.
“It all hit him when he saw how at ease she was with his family. We’re told they’re exclusive right now and that he’s happy and knows he’s with a beautiful woman. He wants to see her as much as he can before their schedules start to get busy,” according to a source familiar with the couple.
Following Rodriguez’s appearance on the daytime talk show, he and Lopez enjoyed a lunch outing at Marea restaurant. An eyewitness described the pair’s interaction.
“A-Rod gave J.Lo a sweet touch when he got up,” the eyewitness told ET. “They seem so happy and comfortable with each other. During the meal, they were very affectionate. When J.Lo got up from the table he offered her his hand and was being very chivalrous.”
Another spectator noted — this time while in Los Angeles — they just couldn’t “seem to spend a minute apart.”
“The hot new couple spent the day together [on Saturday] and were spotted arriving at SoHo house for lunch. After lunch, they returned back to Jennifer’s home in Beverly Hills,” the eyewitness said.
But it hasn’t only been dinner dates for the new couple, but gym dates as well. Apparently, Rodriguez, the former Yankees third baseman, isn’t the only one who possess athletic abilities.
“For one, she was a track star in high school [and] in junior high,” he revealed. “She was an awesome athlete.”