Jennifer Lopez’s current love, Alex Rodriguez, and her ex-husband, Marc Anthony, have partnered with Jennifer Lopez to help the people of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria.
The storm ravaged into the island early last week leaving a path of destruction. Lopez, who shared in an Instagram video that she has family in Puerto Rico, has pledged $1 million for relief efforts.
At a press conference in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised state aid for PR. Lopez reiterated the need and the urgency.
“Puerto Ricans are American citizens, and today Puerto Rico needs our help,” she stated. This hurricane has devastated our island.”
Lopez, who serves as co-chair for the Cuomo-launched Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico, thanked the governor for his involvement.
Lopez also indicated that she and her beau, Rodriguez, a former Yankees player, are leveraging relationships to raise funds.
“Alex Rodriguez and I, who are both New Yorkers are utilizing all of our resources and relationships in entertainment and business to garner support for Puerto Rican and Caribbean relief efforts,” she explained.
Captioning a clip of Lopez’s remarks shared to Instagram, Rodriguez acknowledged MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and businessman Mark Cuban for partnering with Lopez, Anthony and himself.
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