Alex Rodriguez admits he's dating Jennifer Lopez: "We're having a great time"

Posted April 01, 2017

The new couple were spotted at NY hot spot Marea restaurant, having lunch with a group of friends.

As a Latina, I sometimes think that every über-famous Latino person in Hollywood somehow knows each other, but yeah, that's not always the case.

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez brought their budding romance to Central Park South on Thursday - strolling arm in arm after a almost three-hour feast of seafood and homemade pasta. The star's most recent confirmed relationship was with dancer Casper Smart, whom she dated on and off from 2011 through 2016.

"We're having a great time", he said.

When asked by "The View" hosts if he had learned anything about Lopez that would surprise them, Rodriguez revealed Jenny from the block was a high school track star.

Jennifer has nine-year-old twins Max and Emme with her former husband Marc Anthony, while Alex and his ex Cynthia Scurtis have daughters Natasha, 12 and eight-year-old Ella together.

And third, J-Lo's guilty pleasures are chocolate chip ice cream and chocolate chip cookies.

Beyond family, the new couple also shares a love for the Yankees, according to Rodriquez.

"She'll kill me if I say too much", he dished. "Is a great daughter". A source claimed to Entertainment Tonight that they were introduced by "mutual friends who put this idea together."

Around New Year's, J Lo was linked to Drake.