Barack Obama Surprised Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez With A Sweet Letter For Their Engagement

BY Harper's BAZAAR U.S. / Mar 24 2019 / 18:11 PM

The handwritten letter from the former US President gave us all the feels

Barack Obama Surprised Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez With A Sweet Letter For Their Engagement
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Even superstar Jennifer Lopez and her fiancé, legendary baseball shortstop Alex Rodriguez, can get a little bit starstruck.

After former President Barack Obama heard about the power couple's recent engagement, he wrote them a handwritten letter on his branded stationery. Lopez and Rodriguez were certainly elated over the kind gesture, and A-Rod couldn't help but share his joy on social media yesterday.

The letter read:

"Jennifer and Alex –

Michelle and I just 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.

All the best,

Barack Obama"

A-Rod's Instagram caption reflected the couple's surprise to receive such an unexpected letter. He wrote: "This means the world to us. #44" The star athlete also shared a photo of the note to both his Twitter and Facebook profiles. J.Lo hasn't posted Obama's message on social media yet, but it seems her fiancé shared it on her behalf as well.

This means the world to us. #44

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Lopez and Rodriguez started dating in early 2017, and A-Rod proposed to J.Lo on March 9. On the day of their engagement, he shared a photo of the singer and actress's well-manicured hand with her massive emerald cut diamond ring.

His caption read: "She said yes ♥️." Lopez reposted the image to her own Insta feed with eight black heart emojis as her caption.

she said yes

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When Lopez was spotted leaving Somi Fitness in Miami days later with her fiancé, she gave us a closer look at her impressive sparkler. According to People, the ring is 16 carats, costs over $1.75 million (Dhs6.43 million), and took Rodriguez “several months” to select.

“We’re really happy,” Lopez said in a joint interview with her man in this week's issue of People. “Everything that we do, we do together. He knows my dreams and I know his dreams, and together we feel like we’re stronger.”

A-Rod made us swoon when he added: “We have [an] appreciation for where we are in our lives today, and that’s what we’re enjoying the most."

As for what's next for the pair, we anticipate Rodriguez will be joining his future bride on the road in between his commitments with Fox Sports. Lopez recently announced her "It's My Party" tour, which kicks off on 25 March in Houston and ends on 25 July in Miami.

Via Harper's Bazaar US

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