After weeks of hypothesis, actor Shailene Woodley showed in an interview on “The This night Display” that she’s engaged to soccer big name Aaron Rodgers.
She defined they’ve been engaged “for some time” after assembly all the way through the pandemic.
“Everyone presently is freaking out over it and we are like, ‘Yeah, now we have been engaged for some time,’” she advised host Jimmy Fallon.
“He’s, to start with, a phenomenal, fantastic human being,” she mentioned. “However I by no means concept I’d be engaged to somebody who throws balls for a residing.”
As Fallon laughed, Woodley went on to provide an explanation for that she by no means watched sports activities rising up and nonetheless hasn’t ever been to a soccer recreation.
“However he’s actually so excellent at it,” she mentioned giggling. “Once we met, I knew he used to be a soccer man however I by no means knew what sort of a soccer man he used to be … I’m nonetheless continuously finding out.”
“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.”
By the way, Rodgers gets his “Jeopardy!” want — he’s one in every of a number of upcoming visitor hosts which were introduced following the loss of life of Alex Trebek.
In her Monday night time interview, Woodley additionally opened as much as Fallon about how her canine have been instantly focused on Rodgers.
“Once I first met him … my canine pulled me apart and used to be like, ‘For those who don’t date this dude, I can disown you as my mom for the reason that 3 toes I run with you whilst you throw a ball is not anything in comparison 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 previous this month the Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback casually published he were given engaged all the way through his digital acceptance speech on the NFL Honors broadcast, the place he used to be named the 2020 MVP.
“Thanks such a lot. It is an honor to win this award for the 3rd time,” he started. “2020 used to be without a doubt a loopy 12 months stuffed with a variety of exchange, enlargement, some wonderful memorable moments, 180 instantly days of getting my nostril hair scraped, taking part in for little or no enthusiasts or no stands all of the season.”
Then he temporarily slipped in a large piece of reports: “I were given engaged, and I performed probably the most best possible soccer of my profession,” he mentioned.
The inside track of the engagement comes not up to a 12 months after each ended earlier relationships. Rodgers and NASCAR driving force Danica Patrick known as it quits in July after greater than two years in combination. In April 2020, Woodley showed she and rugby participant Ben Volavola had damaged up.