Renowned personalities, Alexander Enmanuel Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez announced on Thursday that they are officially ending their two-year engagement.

For a while now, the relationship of American music star, Jennifer Lopez and businessman, Alex Rodriguez has been a public discussion.

It has been questions of whether they are have quit their engagement or not. But this time, it has been confirmed that they have come out to say they are better off as friends, CNN reports.

A representative for Lopez has made comments concerning the issue. The person, while speaking to CNN, in a statement first reported by NBC, said,  “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so,”

“We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects. We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support.”