Power couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez were spotted leaving South Beverly Grill in Beverly Hills after having lunch with her 9-year-old twins, Emme and Max, earlier this week.
The proud 48-year-old mom placed herself between Alex and her children, after rumors swirled that she was pushing her twins on her boyfriend.
The former baseball superstar is dragged daily on social media for not spending quality time with his daughters, Tashi, 12, and Ella, 9, while he jets around the country with J-Lo and her twins.
Alex attempted to put a stop to the rumors by telling 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon that his daughters call him daily to speak to Jennifer.
Jimmy teased Alex that all of the 42-year-old's accomplishments on the baseball field "pale in comparison to dating Jennifer Lopez" and he quizzed Alex on who was most excited by his new relationship.
Alex said his daughters saw him as a hero "for the first time" when he started dating the former hip-hop dancer.
Rumor has it that Jennifer's son, Max, is emotionally dependent on Alex because his own father, Latin heartthrob Marc Anthony, abandoned him.
In past interviews, Anthony has admitted he is not there for his 5 children -- three by other women.
Alex loves the attention he receives when he's with Jennifer. Should he tell her to give him space to spend more time with his own kids?
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