RadarOnline.com can exclusively report that the American Idol judge, 44, has fled to her native New York City without constant companion Smart, 27 — and sources reveal that the nearly three-year relationship is essentially kaput.
“Jennifer has been embarrassed by him yet again,” a friend tells Radar of Smart, who has denied straying on the superstar. “He was not invited to accompany her to New York.”
But the friend admits that the romance had soured ever before the Smart’s scandal erupted last week.
“Things started to go downhill when Casper was fired as Jennifer’s creative director after the show in Dubai,” the pal explains. “He was basically demoted to her cabana boy.”
Now, mother-of-two Lopez is holed up in a Manhattan apartment, the source adds, diligently cutting Smart from her future travel plans.
“Casper was told he’s not going to Brazil for the World Cup,” the friend reveals of the international men’s soccer tournament, beginning June 12. (Lopez released the Cup’s official song, “We Are One (Ole Ola)” with rapper Pitbull in May.) “Soccer is his favorite sport, so it must really suck for him.
“This relationship is all but over,” the pal insists.
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