Belinda Russell made headlines on Friday when she revealed she had received a direct message on Instagram from Jennifer Lopez’s ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez.
And on Saturday, the Australian TV presenter dressed down in sweats for a morning walk with her husband Mark Calvert and one of their daughters in Sydney.
The Today Extra host, 42, wore a purple sweater, black leggings and white sneakers, after a gruelling two-hour workout at the gym.
Out and about: Australian TV host Belinda Russell, 42, dressed down in sweats and enjoyed a morning walk with her husband Mark Calvert (both pictured) in Sydney on Saturday, after it was revealed Jennifer Lopez’s ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez ‘slid’ into her Instagram DMs
Belinda swept most of her cropped blonde locks in a topknot and went makeup free, showing off a radiant and blemish-free visage.
Carrying a water bottle and glancing down at her iPhone on occasion, the Channel Nine star warmly embraced her husband.
Mark, who was previously the Today show’s executive producer, wore a grey sweater with rolled-up sleeves, black workout shorts, a cap, and Birkenstock slides with white socks.
Casual: The Today Extra host wore a purple sweater, black leggings and white sneakers. She tied most of her cropped blonde locks back off her face, and went makeup free
Family: Belinda and Mark, who previously worked as the Today show’s executive producer, walked their pet pooch. They were also joined on the outing by one of their three daughters
After picking up a coffee from a local café, Belinda and Mark took their dog for a stroll and were joined by one of their three daughters.
The sighting comes after Belinda revealed that A-Rod, 45, got in touch to praise her ‘great feed’ after she posted a video of herself dancing in the Channel Nine studio.
‘You’ve had somewhat of a celebrity encounter,’ Belinda’s co-host Richard Wilkins said on Friday’s Today Extra.
Fancy that! The sighting comes a day after Belinda confirmed to co-host Richard Wilkins (left) that she received a direct message on Instagram from J.Lo’s ex-fiancé A-Rod, 45
‘An A-list star has slid into your direct messages on what… Instagram?’ he added.
Belinda, who is also a well-known TikTok personality, confirmed: ‘I woke up this morning, checking the socials and in my requests there was a message from Alex Rodriguez. As in A-Rod. As in J.Lo’s ex.’
Today Extra then showed a screenshot of the direct message, in which A-Rod simply wrote: ‘Great feed!!!’
Friendly: The Channel Nine star said the baseball legend (pictured) got in touch to praise her ‘great feed’ after she posted a video of herself dancing in the Channel Nine studio
Sliding into her DMs: A-Rod messaged the mother of three to say: ‘Great feed!!!’
Captured his attention: ‘All I can say is… he likes great content. He just said great feed!’ Belinda said afterwards, downplaying her celebrity encounter
‘All I can say is… he likes great content, Dickie. He just said great feed!’ Belinda said, downplaying her celebrity encounter.
‘I went, “This can’t be real,” so I tapped on it and [his account] is verified,’ she added.
‘If you count [there’s] four million followers. Give me a shout-out, A-Rod, and get me some followers!’
Innocent: When asked whether A-Rod was ‘hitting on her’, Belinda clarified it was simply a bit of banter and that she’s happily married with three children
When Richard asked whether A-Rod was ‘hitting on her’, Belinda clarified it was simply a bit of banter and that she’s happily married with three children.
‘He’s surely not [hitting on me]. He just likes my videos… I’m very happily married,’ she told viewers.
On Sunday, a representative for the former New York Yankees star clarified the message had actually been sent by A-Rod’s daughters Natasha, 16, and Ella, 13.
The teens are said to be ‘big fans’ of Belinda’s dancing videos, which she posts daily on Instagram and TikTok.
Loved ones: Belinda is pictured with her husband Mark and their children
J.Lo and A-Rod announced their split in April, saying they were ‘better as friends’.
In a joint statement released to the American Today show, they said of their decision to split: ‘We have realised 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 each other’s children.’
High-profile split: J.Lo, 51, and A-Rod announced their split in April, saying they were ‘better as friends’. Pictured on February 24, 2019, in Los Angeles