The pros, they’re just like us… except their every move, professional and public, is on display for the world to see, and that especially goes for relationships. Here is the latest in ups, downs and blessings in the world of athlete couples.
Getting the Ball Rolling: J.Lo and A-Rod
Jennifer Lopez and former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez, have recently taken their relationship public. Rumours started to surface about the two in early March according to New York Magazine’s The Cut, and when Rodriguez went on “The View” there was no keeping their relationship a secret.
“We’re having a great time,” he told the daytime talk show. “She’s an amazing, amazing girl. One of the smartest human beings I’ve ever met and also an incredible mother.”
Since, the couple has been seen cuddling on the couch, working out, eating lunch and even attending each other’s meetings.
Winning Streak: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union
The Chicago Bulls Shooting guard and his actress wife gained recognition from Vogue earlier this month as the NBA’s most stylish couple. Union wore a head turning ensemble, which Wade complimented by staying neutral in his almost all-white fit when the duo stepped out in NYC.
The NBA player obviously paired his look with one of his Way of Wade iridescent kicks.
Throwing in the Towel: La La and Carmelo Anthony
News broke this week that the couple is separating. According to E! News the New York Knicks player was married to his wife for seven years, and they share a son. Rumours circling the split lead to infidelity. According to Baller Alert, Carmelo got another woman pregnant. A tip came from one of their loyal followers saying the other woman is a social worker from Chicago and will be having his baby girl in July. Nothing has been confirmed.
La La was spotted without her ring in New York City Wednesday.
Replay: Odell Beckham Jr. and Amber Rose
According to Terez Owens the New York Giants wide receiver and the popular celebrity dated back in 2015. Could they rekindle the fire? Coachella could have sparked the new flame. The two were photographed together over the weekend. This would make a third relationship for Rose this year. She split from “Dancing With The Stars” cast member Val Chmerkovskiy in February and was kissing her ex Wiz Khalifa on the red carpet just a few days later.
@coachella is in full swing! @amberrose posed with @obj at the @nylonmag Midnight Garden After Dark party with #AmberRose in a @versace_official bomber jacket and #OdellBeckhamJR in a @supremenewyork Spring 2017 sweater. Thoughts on their looks? Slide for more! #Coachella #Supreme #versace #fashion #style #instafashion #instastyle #fashionbombdaily #coachella #coachellastyle
A Win: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian
A bundle of joy is on its way to this happy couple. The tennis superstar posted to Snapchat Wednesday in a yellow one-piece showing off her growing bump with the caption “20 weeks.” Things are moving fast for the Reddit co-founder and the 23-grand slam title owner who just announced their engagement in December.
Home Run: Vanessa and Kobe Bryant
April 18 marked Vanessa and retired Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant’s 16th wedding anniversary. Both took to Instagram to show each other some love using hashtags like #queenmamba, #EmeraldAnniversary and #sweet16. The two have three children.
A Foul: Antonio Brown and Chelsie Kyriss
The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver may have gotten himself in a bit of a situation. Brown has apparently ditched his pregnant babymama Kyriss, for IG model Jena Frumes. Kyriss was not having it and took to Instagram herself to air her grievances. This will be the third child she is having for Brown According to Terez Owens.