Schumer congratulates J. Lo and A-Rod, but says 'I'm never officiating a wedding again'
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) wishes New York superstars Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez good luck in their new engagement, but he says he won’t be helping with the “I do’s.”

“I officiated one wedding,” Schumer told TMZ with a grin in a video posted Tuesday. “They got divorced after 10 months. I’m never officiating a wedding again.”


“God bless them,” Schumer, 68, said of the New York-born Lopez and Rodriguez, who announced their engagement on Sunday in a pair of splashy social media posts.

The senator is known for being something of a matchmaker on Capitol Hill, with more than 20 of his staffers tying the knot with one another in what have been dubbed "Schumer marriages."

“I do try to importune in certain instances, in my characteristically delicate way,” Schumer, who’s been married more than three decades, said in 2016.

Schumer also offered more details about his one-time-only appearance as a wedding officiant for an aide in the 2016 interview, saying, “I performed the wedding. They were nice enough to serve my two favorite foods: Peking duck and mocha cake. And they got divorced 10 months later.”

Schumer did offer one piece of marriage advice to the “Dinero” singer and the former Yankee on Tuesday: “Don’t argue about money.”