Shailene Woodley has confirmed she has been engaged to Aaron Rodgers “for some time”.
The ‘Large Little Lies’ star and the Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback had been rumoured to have taken their relationship to the subsequent degree ever for the reason that sports activities star revealed he was engaged whereas he accepted an award on the NFL Honours earlier this month.
And now the 29-year-old actress has damaged her silence on the couple’s completely happy information and admitted she finds it “humorous” that everybody is “freaking out over it”, as a result of the proposal occurred so way back.
Showing on ‘The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon’, she stated: “Sure, we’re engaged.
“However for us, it is not new information, you realize, so it is sort of humorous. Everybody proper now’s freaking out over it and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we have been engaged for some time.'”
Shailene – who began courting Aaron final yr amid the COVID-19 pandemic – additionally confessed that she has “by no means seen one soccer sport earlier than”, whereas she quipped that she by no means imagined she’d be engaged to somebody who “throws balls for a residing”.
The ‘Divergent’ star nonetheless hasn’t seen Aaron play a soccer sport due to the pandemic and stadiums being closed to spectators.
She added: “I nonetheless have by no means been to a soccer sport as a result of we met throughout this wacky, wacky time and all of the stadiums have been closed that he was taking part in in. So, I’ve but to go to a soccer sport.”
In his speech on the NFL ceremony, through which he confirmed his engagement, Aaron stated: “2020 was undoubtedly a loopy yr crammed with a number of change, development, some superb, memorable moments, 180 straight days of getting my nostril hair scraped, taking part in for little or no followers or no stands your entire season. I obtained engaged and I performed a few of the greatest soccer in my profession. So I’d like to thank, first and foremost, my teammates for his or her assist, their inspiration, safety, unimaginable play on the sector … off the sector I’ve obtained an excellent group of folks that assist me, so I’d like to thank my workforce.”
In the meantime, a supply not too long ago revealed the pair shared a “very intense connection” from the offset.
The insider stated: “They cannot wait to get married and they need it to occur quickly. That they had a really intense connection from the start. They each knew early on that it was one thing particular and totally different from what that they had skilled in different relationships. It is a fast engagement, however for people who know them, it did not come as a shock.”