After weeks of hypothesis, actor Shailene Woodley confirmed in an interview on “The Tonight Present” that she’s engaged to soccer star Aaron Rodgers.
She defined they’ve been engaged “for some time” after assembly through the pandemic.
“All people proper now could be freaking out over it and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we have been engaged for some time,’” she informed host Jimmy Fallon.
“He’s, to start with, a beautiful, unbelievable human being,” she stated. “However I by no means thought I’d be engaged to somebody who throws balls for a dwelling.”
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 recreation.
“However he’s actually so good at it,” she stated laughing. “After we met, I knew he was a soccer man however I by no means knew what sort of a soccer man he was … I’m nonetheless always studying.”
“As a result of I don’t 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 superb at sports activities.”
In her Monday night time interview, Woodley additionally opened as much as Fallon about how her canine had been instantly taken with Rodgers.
“After I first met him … my canine pulled me apart and was like, ‘When you don’t date this dude, I’ll disown you as my mom as a result of the three toes I run with you once you throw a ball is nothing in comparison with the marathon I’m in a position 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 Inexperienced 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.
“Thanks a lot. It is an honor to win this award for the third time,” he started. “2020 was undoubtedly a loopy yr stuffed with a number of change, progress, some superb memorable moments, 180 straight days of getting my nostril hair scraped, enjoying for little or no followers or no stands all the season.”
Then he shortly slipped in an enormous piece of reports: “I acquired engaged, and I performed a few of the finest soccer of my profession,” he stated.
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.