Alex Rodriguez and “NFL on CBS” broadcaster Melanie Collins are simply buddies regardless of on-line hypothesis that the sideline reporter might be the previous slugger’s new fundamental squeeze.
Sources solely inform Page Six the pair, who have been not too long ago noticed at a luxe lunch in St. Tropez, have been launched by way of their mutual buddies Jessie James Decker and her husband, Eric Decker. The nation music star and former NFL participant are additionally vacationing within the space.
A supply additionally instructed us that Collins — in addition to the Deckers — are anticipated to be amongst about 50 company at Rodriguez’s forty sixth celebration on Tuesday evening. We hear the bash shall be on A-Rod’s boat, in addition to at one other venue on land.
“Alex has been hanging with buddies and household on the journey, together with Eric and Jessie James Decker. Melanie is sweet buddies with them,” a supply instructed us. “They’re all buddies and she’ll be at his occasion.”
Images on Instagram confirmed Rodriguez sitting subsequent to Collins — who can also be a Golf Channel host — at a bunch lunch.
Collins is a sideline reporter for “NFL on CBS.”Getty Images
But their interplay appeared to be enterprise as typical: In one shot, the duo seems to be having a pleasant chat, whereas in one other, she was checking her telephone as A-Rod seemed away to speak to a different visitor.
Page Six beforehand reported that Rodriguez was noticed lunching with relations final week in Portofino, Italy, earlier than boarding a yacht to sail off for a two-week trip to the French Riviera and Ibiza.
A-Rod has been partying with a bevy of bikini-clad girls in St. Tropez.EliotPress / MEGA
Rodriguez’s ex, Jennifer Lopez, can also be floating around in St. Tropez on her personal vessel along with her new beau, Ben Affleck. J.Lo posted pics on Instagram exhibiting the couple kissing, after taking part in coy about publicly addressing the connection.
There has been heated hypothesis about A-Rod’s love life since his cut up from J.Lo and her transferring on with Affleck. Page Six reported he was seen on his yacht surrounded by women clad in bikinis, and suggestions have been burbling about different potential love pursuits. But to date, buddies say the star has been specializing in having enjoyable together with his household and on celebrating not too long ago becoming an NBA owner.
Collins has posted pics to Instagram Stories of the Deckers kissing on a yacht, whereas the buddies trip collectively in France.
Collins has been posting Instagram Stories from a yacht in France.Instagram
According to social media, Collins has seemingly been beforehand linked to NHL participant James Neal. But the duo has not posted photos of one another on Instagram since 2017.
Reps for Collins and “NFL on CBS” didn’t get again to us, and a rep for Rodriguez had no remark.