Actress Shailene Woodley confirmed to Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show that she is engaged to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
While the NFL star introduced he was engaged whereas accepting the MVP Award on the NFL Honors on February 6, that is the primary time Woodley has spoken out concerning the rumored engagement, and the Big Little Lies star, 29, was excited to discuss her future “unimaginable” husband on February 22.
“For us, it is not new information, you already know?” Woodley advised Fallon throughout the digital look. “So it is form of humorous. Everybody proper now’s freaking out over it and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we have been engaged for some time.'”
Woodley admitted that marrying a soccer participant is nothing she ever imagined, however that is apart the purpose. “He’s simply.. First off, only a fantastic, unimaginable human being. But I by no means thought I’d be engaged with any person who threw balls for a dwelling. Like, I by no means thought as a little bit woman, I used to be like, ‘Yeah, once I develop up, I’m gonna marry somebody who throws balls! Yeah!’ But he is actually simply so good at it.”
Woodley additionally credited her canine for encouraging her to date the Packers star. “When I first met him, I feel my canine like 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 ft that I run with you if you throw a ball is nothing in contrast to the marathon I’m in a position to run with him.'”
“We met throughout this whacky, whacky time and all of the stadiums had been closed that he was enjoying in, so I’ve but to go to a soccer sport,” she revealed. “I did not actually develop up with sports activities, particularly American sports activities. It was by no means actually on my radar. When we met, additionally, I knew he was a soccer man, however I did not know like what sort of a soccer man he was. And I’m nonetheless always studying.”
Rodgers Announced the Surprise Engagement News During the NFL Honors Ceremony
#Packers Aaron Rodgers’ acceptance speech for the 2020 NFL MVP
“Speak issues to life. Manifest the wishes of your coronary heart. Question all the pieces. And unfold love and positivity.”
Also, Rodgers apparently acquired engaged 😂 pic.twitter.com/QI99od7Hkv
— George Balekji (@GeorgeBalekji) February 7, 2021
Rodgers first shocked the world when. he casually introduced that he had a fiancée whereas accepting the 2020 MVP Award throughout the NFL Honors ceremony earlier this month.
“2020 was undoubtedly a loopy yr crammed with plenty of change, progress, some wonderful, memorable moments,” Aaron mentioned whereas accepting the 2020 Most Valuable Player Award. “One hundred-eighty straight days of getting my nostril hair scraped, a plan for little or no followers or no stands your complete season, I acquired engaged, and I performed a number of the greatest soccer of my profession.”
While Woodley shouldn’t be the most important soccer fan, she’s an enormous Rodgers fan. She advised Fallon of the NFL, “I do not get it. He’s good. He’s nice. But, like, I do not perceive. ‘Cause I do not know him as a soccer man. I do know him as, like, the nerd who desires to host Jeopardy!. That’s the dude I do know.”
Rumors That Woodley & Rodgers Were Dating Started In July
After Rodgers break up with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, whom he dated since 2017, he was rapidly linked to The Secret Life of the American Teenager the next summer season. However, it wasn’t till a latest E! News report on February 2 by which their relationship was confirmed.
The well-known couple was in some way in a position to hold their relationship out of the highlight and neither posted any pictures collectively on social media. However, an E! News supply reported earlier this month that “they’ve seen one another and been in contact,” whereas Woodley filmed Misanthrope in Montreal and Rodgers centered on the NFL post-season.
“They proceed to discuss and see one another after they can,” the supply mentioned after the Packers misplaced to Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throughout the playoffs. “They are each centered on their careers however in addition they find time for one another.”