"This Means The World To Us": The Obamas Congratulate A-Rod And J.Lo On Their Engagement

Date March 25, 2019

After two years together, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are ready to take their relationship to the next level of commitment!


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On March 9, Alex got down on one knee and asked Jen to be his wife! J.Lo probably saw it coming but was pleasantly surprised nonetheless. Alex gave her a dazzling diamond ring, and the heart-stopping moment was captured in sweet and genuine pictures that Jen later shared on Instagram.


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Although some have been trying to mar the happy news in a desperate attempt to get attention, other celebs and the couple’s fans are super excited for them! Alex and Jennifer have received thousands of congratulatory messages, and among them is a beautiful handwritten note from two special well-wishers: Barack and Michelle Obama.

The Obamas' warm wish

The former first couple decided to congratulate Alex and Jen the old-fashioned way and sent them a handwritten note.

A-Rod shared it on Twitter:

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In case you’re having trouble trying to decipher the former president’s handwriting, here’s what the note says:

Jennifer & Alex –

Michelle and I wanted to congratulate you on your engagement. After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better.


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People’s reactions

Alex and Jen’s fans appreciated the Obamas’ sweet and personal gesture. Here are a few reactions from Twitter:

Such a class act, indeed!

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