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J. Lo Shares How Alex Rodriguez Got Her To Go Out With Him--And We Expected More

By Erica Diaz

We tend to build celebrities up in our minds, like somehow they just do things bigger and better than we do. We imagine all of their dates are made of movie magic. We imagine they must all be suave and elevated and so far beyond the pedestrian day-to-day stuff that we non-celebs deal with. There are cases, of course, where that is completely accurate. 

J. Lo and A. Rod's first date is NOT one of those cases.

The pair outlined their first date in a recent Vanity Fair article, and... well... we kind of thought it would take more to land a woman like Jennifer Lopez. We're getting ahead of ourselves, though. Let's start with the fact that the date maybe wasn't actually a date. They had known each other for years but the timing had never been right. As far as Alex could figure, they were just friends watching a game and hanging out together like normal. Then Jennifer dropped the knowledge that she was single. 

Alex was like: