If Nobody Is Gonna Love Alex Rodriguez, Then He'll Just Have to Do it Himself

In the latest issue of Details magazine there is a feature with Alex Rodriguez, the information for which was gathered the night before SI broke the story about him and steroids. The feature examines his psyche just hours before Selena Roberts was about to -- at least temporarily -- ruin his life, along with some stuff about his relationship with Madonna and his childhood (do not care and do not care). ↵

↵If you have any interest in A-Rod, it’s not a bad read and includes deliciously ironic quotes such as, “New York is one of a kind. It’s made me ask all the tough questions. It’s brought out the best in me. There are some things I have to work on. And that part is fun. Revealing the truth about yourself is always good.” ↵

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↵But the highlight is, without a doubt, the series of photos that accompany the piece. Here’s a taste: ↵

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↵A-Rod's post-divorce settlement apartment is apparently "Spartan-chic," or he has no money to afford sheets or pants that fit. And, after the jump, A-Rod does exactly what you’d suspect he does in his spare time: makes out with himself.  ↵

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↵The feature mentions that Rodriguez was taking Patron shots during the photo shoot. Let this serve as further evidence that a night of tequila never, ever ends well. Unless hooking up with a strange man in an abandoned apartment is what you had in mind. ↵

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This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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