Here's Why Alex Rodriguez Is Hanging Out With Ben Affleck's Ex

Rodriguez and Lindsay Shookus were spotted together at the Saturday Night Live producer's birthday party.

Whatever could Alex Rodriguez and Lindsay Shookus have to talk about …

The former MLB player and the Saturday Night Live producer were spotted together at the latter's birthday party this past Saturday and we're about to … get loud?

Page Six reports that a since-expired Instagram Stories video showed the unlikely pair sitting beside one another at the Hamptons event while "Foodie Magician" Josh Beckerman put on a magic show.

But before you turn this seemingly Bennifer-inspired crossover event into a screenplay, Rodriguez's team wants you to know "there is absolutely zero there." The athlete's rep told Page Six that he and Ben Affleck's iced coffee-guzzling ex have "been friends for 15 years."

Here's Why Alex Rodriguez Is Hanging Out With Ben Affleck's Ex
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While Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez called off their engagement this past April, Affleck and Shookus's breakup is much less fresh — they bid adieu in 2019 after dating on-and-off for two years.

Rodriguez, for his part, has reportedly "come to terms with the fact that it's over" with Lopez. So maybe his weekend conversations with Shookus really did stay neutral — you know, a discussion on the merits of Coldplay's "Fix You" and iced beverages?

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