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Alex Rodriguez reportedly ‘upset’ Jennifer Lopez has rekindled romance with Ben Affleck

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While many fans are rejoicing at the second coming of Bennifer, one person who is reportedly not so thrilled about Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez reuniting is her ex-fiancé, Alex Rodriguez.According to E! News, the retired New York Yankee is “saddened”…

While many fans are rejoicing at the second coming of Bennifer, one person who is reportedly not so thrilled about Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez reuniting is her ex-fiancé, Alex Rodriguez.

According to E! News, the retired New York Yankee is "saddened" Lopez has moved on so quickly, just one month after they announced the end of their three-year relationship

"A-Rod is shocked that J.Lo has moved on," the source said. "He truly thought they would be able to make it work and reconnect."

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, relationship timeline

The outlet added that Rodriguez, 45, has also tried to contact Lopez to let her know "he's upset" about her rekindled romance, but his attempts have been futile. 

"He has been reaching out to J.Lo trying to meet with her and she has been very short with him," the source said. "She's not interested in rekindling anything with A-Rod and is done."

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There's a reason his calls may have gone unanswered. This past week, Lopez, 51, and Affleck, 48, have reportedly gone off the grid as they retreated to the actor's private chalet in the exclusive Yellowstone Club resort in Montana.

"She spent several days with Ben out of town," a source confirmed to People magazine. "They have a strong connection. It's all been quick and intense, but Jennifer is happy."

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, relationship timeline

Lopez and Affleck almost made it down the aisle when they dated almost 20 years ago. The couple, who were affectionately dubbed 'Bennifer' at the time, had a whirlwind romance. They started dating in 2002, were engaged within months, and planned a wedding extravaganza in September 2003, only to postpone the nuptials just days before the event. They would split eventually months later in January 2004.

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But it seems the exes never lost contact, occasionally messaging each other well wishes during milestones and moments in their respective lives and careers. Just last month, before Lopez announced her split from Rodriguez, he praised his ex in an InStyle interview. 

"She remains, to this day, the hardest-working person I've come across in this business," he gushed. "She has great talent, but she has also worked very hard for her success, and I'm so happy for her that she seems, at long last, to be getting the credit she deserves."

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