There鈥檚 plenty to love about megababe Jennifer Lopez: As her ballplayer boyfriend recently gushed, not only is she 鈥渙ne of the most brilliant minds in the business,鈥 and incredibly 鈥渋mpressive,鈥 but she鈥檚 also a super hard worker. One thing that may be a bit hard to swallow, however, is her star power. Particularly when Rodriguez, regularly a star in his own right, is mistaken for her security guard!

The athlete confessed to Jimmy Fallon on-air Thursday night that dating Lopez has been nothing if not a lesson in humility. 鈥淲hen I was with the Yankees, and we won the world championship, and you wear the pinstripes, you think you鈥檙e pretty cool,鈥 he admits. 鈥淏ut then, you hang with Jennifer, and they confuse me for the security guard all the time!鈥

Rodriguez recalls a particularly humbling moment on the Met Gala red carpet, where the two made their public debut as a couple. 鈥淲e were at the Met Ball, and the paparazzi were screaming at me, not even in English, 鈥楪et the hell out the way, get out of the way! We鈥檙e trying to take a picture!鈥欌

Ni tu Ni yo 鉂わ笍 #preshowpic

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Humbling though it may be, it certainly doesn鈥檛 seem to be affecting the couple鈥檚 love connection: The 47-year-old chantreuse posted an absolutely adorable pic of the pair looking cute as could be just last night, simply saying, 鈥淧re-show pic.鈥

Kudos to Rodriguez for not being threatened by his uber-successful partner in the slightest!

Watch his hilarious clip below.

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(h/t ET; photos via Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty)