It's official! Alex Rodriguez confirms dating Jennifer Lopez

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Los Angeles: Dominican-American former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez has confirmed his relationship with singer-actress Jennifer Lopez.

"It's obvious. We're having a great time, she's an amazing, amazing girl, and one of the smartest human beings I've ever met and also an incredible mother," Rodriguez said on talk show "The View" on Friday, reports People magazine.

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Since the news of the couple dating broke earlier in March, the pair has been spotted together several times.

Asked to divulge any secrets about Lopez, 47, that people would find surprising, Rodriguez, 41, said: "She just likes simple things. I mean, she's a very, very simple person. Loves family. Is a great sister. Is a great daughter."

Jennifer has nine-year-old twins Max and Emme with her former husband Marc Anthony, while Alex and his ex Cynthia Scurtis have daughters Natasha, 12 and eight-year-old Ella together.

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