Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have split (Picture: AP)
The showbiz world was sent into a spin when
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez split, after four years together.
A-Rod and JLo have been together since 2017, and announced their engagement two years ago, but are thought to have called time on their romance.
While the reason behind their split has not yet been revealed, the news comes after the former New York Yankees star was rumoured to have cheated with Madison LeCroy.
The Southern Charm star claimed she was ‘chatting’ to the MLB athlete months ago, telling Page Six they had not met in person.
‘He’s never physically cheated on his fiancée with me,’ she told Page Six in February.
‘I don’t want anything bad for his family, or for mine. We are definitely innocent in this.’
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have split (Picture: Getty) Who is Madison LeCroy?
Madison is most known for her stint in Bravo reality show Southern Charm, which follows the lives of prominent residents of Charleston, South Carolina.
The 31-year-old had brief appearances in earlier seasons, before becoming a permanent cast member.
The hairstylist was previously married to Josh Hughes for five years, tying the knot in 2010.
The former couple share eight-year-old son Hudson together, and are happily co-parenting the little one.
‘I was 20 when I got married. And I had Hudson when we were 22,’ she recently said.
‘And we do co-parenting, so we’re 50 percent on [and] 50 percent off.’
She dated co-star Austen Kroll, and was linked to Jay Cutler shortly after their split, in 2019.
Madison is set to launch a ‘boutique salon’ in downtown Charleston, named Maven Society.
What happened between Alex Rodriguez and Madison LeCroy?
Rumours began swirling at the beginning of the year, linking Alex and Madison.
During an explosive Southern Charm reunion, which aired in January, her co-star Craig Conover alleged: ‘You were flying around the country sleeping with men, married men. Ex-MLB players.
‘That’s what you were doing during quarantine. … You know why Austen was at my house? ‘Cause you weren’t talking to him! You flew to Miami to f**k an ex-MLB player.’
Madison fiercely denied the claims, and later told Page Six they had never met up in person.
‘He’s never physically cheated on his fiancée with me,’ she vowed.
Talking of the phonecalls they allegedly shared, she vowed that their chats were ‘innocent’.
Alex has not spoken publicly about the rumours, but an insider told Entertainment Tonight that he had ‘never met Madison and doesn’t know her’.
Metro.co.uk has contacted Alex’s reps for a comment.
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