According to some recent reports, Alex Rodriguez has been trying his best to avoid anything involving Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck since their reunion actually “stung”. Is he still not over his ex, J.Lo?
It’s only been a little over a month since Jennifer and Alex ended their engagement, and most of the time she spends with her early 2000s flame, Ben Affleck.
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With that said, insiders tell HollywoodLife that seeing Jen and Ben back together has been quite painful for Alex Rodriguez, especially soon after their breakup.
A source tells HollywoodLife that ‘Alex is burying himself in work and trying to close his deal to buy the Minnesota Timberwolves, which put him back from feeling about breaking up with Jen, but it was still a bit rough about his Feelings are still strong for her. He is well aware of all happenings with her and Ben, but tries to stay away from them as much as possible. He doesn’t want to fall into a rabbit hole and feel bad about something he can no longer control. He knows he’s going to get back on track and the work will get him there, but right now he’s trying to dodge the Ben and Jen who seem to be on everyone’s lips. ‘
Also, the last time Jennifer and Ben spent time in Miami was not that long ago.
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With that said, it appears that Alex flew to Hartford, Connecticut the same day they got there, ostensibly just to make sure he avoided the new couple.
“It stung that Jennifer was in Miami with Ben. It was a little too close to comfort him because it’s still so fresh to him. It was another big sign for him to let go and move on. Getting over Jennifer won’t be easy for him, but he’s a strong-willed guy and he won’t sit around sad, he knows he’s blessed, “another insider claims.