JLo & Arod Cover Vanity Fair

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are on the cover of the December issue of Vanity Fair! The power duo spoke with VF about how they met, how they mesh, and more. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

It was just one of those things where you feel compelled to do something you wouldn’t normally do,” says Jennifer Lopez, explaining how she and retired Yankee superstar Alex Rodriguez, who made their red-carpet debut as a couple last spring at the Met Gala, came to be a modern Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio—that is, if Monroe and DiMaggio had been happy, highly functional fortysomethings who had apparently done battle with their demons and emerged the victors.

It was last winter as she was having lunch in Beverly Hills that she saw Rodriguez walk by. “I almost yelled out ‘Alex,’ but I am the shyest person when it comes to things like that,” she says. When she went outside, he was still there, facing away from her. “I could literally just have walked away,” she says. “But I walk over and tap him on the shoulder and say ‘Hey.’

Read the rest at VanityFair.com! But first, check out the beautiful photos, which were shot by Mario Testino here: