Rod or A-Lo? Alex Rodriguez talks dating Jennifer Lopez

What you heard about Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez is true.

Drake stans will rue the day.

"She's an wonderful, unbelievable girl", Rodriguez told the panelists.

"We're having a great time, she's an wonderful, awesome girl, and one of the smartest human beings I've ever met and also an incredible mother", he added.

The Latina beauty's relationship with retired baseball ace Alex, a longtime friend, blew up in early March (17), just weeks after J.Lo insisted her rumoured romance with rapper Drake was nothing more than a friendship. They were spotted together in South Beach, went on a double date in Los Angeles, and had a private vacation in the Bahamas. Although they arrived seperately, the left together. However, the collaboration didn't make it on Drizzy's More Life, fueling speculations that their relationship ended abruptly.

"She just likes simple things", he added. Of course, we know J.Lo is an awesome dancer but the former baseball player admitted while on The View that he definitely isn't the only athlete. "She loves [her] family".

Lopez has two children from her marriage to singer Marc Anthony, 9-year-old twins, Max and Emme.

"You and J.Lo are an item - do they call you J.Rod now?"

Asked during an appearance on The View whether he's dating the Shades of Blue actress, Rodriguez didn't really beat around the bush or deny the influx of recent reports.

Rodriguez explained: "She was a track star in high school and in junior high".

Of her guilty pleasures, he said, "Oh, boy - she's going to kill me if I say too much".