After weeks of hypothesis, actor Shailene Woodley confirmed in an interview on “The Tonight Show” that she’s engaged to soccer star Aaron Rodgers.
She defined they have been engaged “for some time” after assembly through the pandemic.
“Everybody proper now’s freaking out over it and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we have been engaged for some time,’” she told host Jimmy Fallon.
“He’s, to begin with, an exquisite, unimaginable human being,” she mentioned. “But I by no means thought I’d be engaged to somebody who throws balls for a residing.”
As Fallon laughed, Woodley went on to clarify that she by no means watched sports activities rising up and nonetheless has by no means been to a soccer sport.
“But he is actually so good at it,” she mentioned laughing. “When we met, I knew he was a soccer man however I by no means knew what variety of a soccer man he was … I’m nonetheless continuously studying.”
“Because I do not know him because the soccer man!” Woodley defined. “I do know him as like, the nerd who needs to host ‘Jeopardy!’ That’s the man I do know. He simply occurs to even be excellent at sports activities.”
In her Monday night time interview, Woodley additionally opened up to Fallon about how her canine had been instantly taken with Rodgers.
“When I first met him … my canine pulled me apart and was like, ‘If you do not date this dude, I’ll disown you as my mom as a result of the three toes I run with you if you throw a ball is nothing in contrast to the marathon I’m ready to run with him,’” she joked.
Monday night time’s interview with Fallon marks the primary time Woodley has spoken publicly about her engagement to the “soccer man,” although earlier this month the Green Bay Packers quarterback casually revealed he acquired engaged throughout his digital acceptance speech on the NFL Honors broadcast, the place he was named the 2020 MVP.
“Thank you a lot. It’s an honor to win this award for the third time,” he started. “2020 was positively a loopy yr crammed with numerous change, development, some wonderful memorable moments, 180 straight days of getting my nostril hair scraped, taking part in for little or no followers or no stands the whole season.”
Then he shortly slipped in a giant piece of stories: “I acquired engaged, and I performed among the greatest soccer of my profession,” he mentioned.
The information of the engagement comes lower than a yr after each ended earlier relationships. Rodgers and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick referred to as it quits in July after greater than two years collectively. In April 2020, Woodley confirmed she and rugby participant Ben Volavola had damaged up.
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