We were all in awe of the engagement ring Alex Rodriguez gave to Jennifer Lopez, but in a matter of weeks the engagement has been tarnished by cheating rumors. A-Rod has been publicly accused of cheating on Jennifer Lopez by fellow former Yankees player Jose Canseco, who claimed that A-Rod was hooking up with his ex-wife Jessica Canesco behind J.Lo’s back. But Canseco also believes in Bigfoot and hunts for aliens, so everyone kinda let it go.
But now, a British Playboy model has come forward claiming A-Rod wanted a threesome weeks before he proposed to J.Lo, and was sexting her requests to meet up.
Model Zoe Gregory, 44, says the sexts started on December 26, 2018, and continued through January 22, 2019 — Rodriguez proposed six weeks later on March 9 with a $4.5-million ring.
“J-Lo is amazing and she doesn’t deserve this. While getting ready to marry her, he was asking me for sex videos, demanding we hook up and asking me to make arrangements with other girls,” Gregory told the U.K.’s The Sun. “If he is doing this right up until the point he is proposing to her it is just not fair.”
She says he also complimented her body and asked her to send videos of herself. He communicated through WhatsApp, writing in one message, “Are you still thinking of your three names of fun girls for us? … She hot? Fun? How many times have you been with her?”
The model also alleges he sent her a dick pic, and called him a “dirty dog.”
A-Rod has admittedly cheated before. But J.Lo and A.Rod have both called this relationship mature and right. So what does a couple do to get to the bottom of cheating rumors? Should they even bother talking about the rumors?
They kind of have to, according to relationship expert April Masini.
"Cheating rumors can be just as disruptive as actual cheating. That’s why it’s important to address them directly and quickly when they occur," Masini told Personal Space. "Keep the communication channels open. In fact, be extra open if there are rumors flying around."
Focus on the relationship.
"Instead of focusing on the problems — the rumors — focus on the relationship," she added. "Have sex, go on dates with your partner, do those little things that bond you together. And focus on what is good and right, and less on what is wrong."
Does this stuff ever come from nowhere?
"Nothing comes out of nowhere, but cheating rumors don’t always come out of truth or even reality. Sometimes people stir up dirt because they’re jealous. Sometimes they’re super nosy and spread rumors because spreading the rumors makes the spreader have some value," Masini says. "Sometimes these rumors come out of misunderstandings, like when a couple is playing the field before committing to monogamy, and that playing the field time is misinterpreted by others. Lastly, sometimes, this type of rumor comes from a smoking gun. People who cheat don’t always cheat again. But chronic cheaters usually do."
Should J.Lo be worried?
"I don’t think Jennifer Lopez should be worried about her engagement to Alex or the cheating rumors," she concluded. "She’s sophisticated and seasoned. She knows what she is getting into and she’s lived in Hollywood among the paparazzi, and the tabloids and social media, more than most people."
It definitely doesn't seem like the singer and her beau are having any (public) issues with the constant rumors. In fact, they look happier than ever.
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