EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez met through 'mutual friends' -- see pics from first trip together!


Things are just starting to heat up for Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez.

A source close to Rodriguez tells ET that the cute new couple haven't known each other for very long, and were introduced by "mutual friends who put this idea together."

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"Alex and Jennifer ran into each other about a month or so ago in L.A.," the source shared. "They're both single, have these huge careers and their families are their No. 1 priorities. They have a lot in common and friends thought they could be really good together."

The source also revealed that their relationship, while "very new," really kicked off when A-Rod went to go check out J.Lo's Las Vegas show, All I Have, at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood.

WATCH: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Take Their Romance to the Bahamas

The couple spent the weekend together in the Bahamas, where they were spotted at the Bakers Bay Golf & Ocean Club, getting cozy on a powerboat at the Harbor View Marina.

*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre
*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre

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*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre
*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre

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"Jen flew to Miami with her kids. She dropped them off there and she and Alex then took their first trip together to the Bahamas to get away," the source said, explaining that Lopez's 9-year-old twins, Emme and Maximilian, are staying with their father, Marc Anthony, at his house in Florida.

*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre
*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre

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*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre
*** PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE *** Jennifer Lopez tenderly wraps her arm around the neck of new beau Alex Rodriguez - sealing the deal on the hottest new celebrity couple in town..J-Rod. A Rod, 41, and J Lo, 47, flew into the Bahamas on a private jet from Miami to spend a romantic weekend at the ultra-exclusive Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, which sits on a seven-mile stretch of bay on Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco islands. Three-times married J Lo, who flew in from her home in LA, via Miami to pick up the retired baseball star. She was earlier in the day seen at a private airfield in California with daughter Emme. The couple, who have been friends for years, stepped from the white private jet, which landed at Marsh Harbour at 9.30pm on Friday night, into a waiting limousine, which ferried them the five-minute journey to a waiting motor launch at Harbour View Marina. Former Yankees slugger A Rod, smartly dressed in a navy suit and tie, wiped the seat dry for his latest love and then singerJ Lo clutched his hand and put her head on his shoulder as the launch took off to whisk them away to their private sea-front villa. The duo's romance was revealed just weeks after Lopez enjoyed a fling with rapper Drake and A-Rod, 41, split with Silicon Valley CEO Anne Wojcicki. Rodriguez, who has previously fated Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cameron Diaz, shares two children, Natasha, 12, and Ella, eight, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis. Lopez, who has been appearing in her ‘All I Have” show in Las Vegas, shares twins Max and Emme, nine, with third husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Celebrities who have vacationed at Baker’s include Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, Tom Brady and Gisele Bundhcen, Ben Affleck, both before and after his split from Jennifer Garner, and sporting stars Michael Jordan, Luke Donald and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Nestled between the turquoise Sea of Abaco and the Atlantic Ocean, just 190 miles off the coast of Florida, the 600-acre

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While the two seem to be connecting, it doesn't sound like the celebs will be letting their burgeoning relationship get in the way of their careers or commitments.

"Their schedules are so crazy and that isn't going to slow down anytime soon," the source explained. "They will both continue to carry out their work obligations and will meet up when time allows."

For more on the pair's new romance, check out the video above.

Additional reporting by Jennifer Peros.