Shailene Woodley Confirms Aaron Rodgers Engagement

It’s authorities! Shailene Woodley verified that she is involved to Aaron Rodgers 3 weeks after he shocked football followers by disclosing he had a future wife throughout a speech at the NFL Honors.

The Big Little Lies alum, 29, resolved her love with the quarterback throughout the Monday, February 22, episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

“So it’s kind of funny. Everybody right now is freaking out over it and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we’ve been engaged for a while,” Woodley informed Jimmy Fallon in E! News‘ sneak peek of Monday’ s episode. “He’s, first off, just a wonderful, incredible human being. But I never thought I’d be engaged with somebody who threw balls for a living. Like, I never thought as a little girl … ‘Yeah, when I grow up, I’m gonna marry someone who throws balls! Yeah!’ But he’s really just so good at it.”

Aaron Rodgers and Shailene Woodley Confirm Their Engagement
Aaron Rodgers and also Shailene Woodley. IPA/MEGA; Sara De Boer/Startraks

The starlet additionally verified that the twosome satisfied throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

“When I first met him, I think my dog like pulled me aside and was like, ‘If you don’t date this dude, I will disown you as my mother, because the three feet that I run with you when you throw a ball is nothing compared to the marathon I’m able to run with him,’” she claimed, noting she’s never ever also been to a football video game. “We met during this whacky, whacky time and all the stadiums were closed that he was playing in, so I have yet to go to a football game. I didn’t really grow up with sports, especially American sports. It was never really on my radar. When we met, also, I knew he was a football guy, but I didn’t know like what kind of a football guy he was. And I’m still constantly learning.”

Rodgers, 37, exposed on Saturday, February 6, that he is involved however did not define to whom. “2020 was definitely a crazy year filled with lots of change, growth, some amazing, memorable moments, 180 straight days of having my nose hair scraped, playing for very little fans or no stands the entire season,” he claimed throughout the NFL Honors honors in his approval speech for the 2020 APMost Valuable Player “I got engaged and I played some of the best football in my career.”

The Green Bay Packers quarterback after that shared his thankfulness to his liked ones. “So I’d like to thank, first and foremost, my teammates for their support, their inspiration, protection, incredible play on the field. … Off the field I’ve got a great group of people that support me, so I’d like to thank my team,” he went crazy. After noting numerous much more people, he provided a shout-out to “my fiancée.”

He wrapped up: “There’s so many more people I’m thankful for. Just encourage people to read books, to meditate, speak things to life, manifest the desires of your heart, question everything and spread love and positivity.”

The engagement information came days after Us Weekly verified Rodgers and also Woodley’s partnership. “Aaron and Shailene are dating!” a resource informedUs “They started off as friends, but things have turned romantic. The two are staying in contact while they are living away from each other. The relationship is long-distance for right now, but they are making it work.”

The pair initially stimulated love reports in July 2020, although they maintained points reduced account for months.

Rodgers formerly dated Danica Patrick for greater than 2 years. Her representative informed Us in July 2020 that both were “no longer together.”

The NFL celebrity opened regarding adjustments in his individual life in September 2020. “I have just a new and increased love of life and I have made decisions and changes and habits that put me in a lot better headspace,” he discussed on The Pat McAfeeShow “There’s just a lot of things that have come together in my life over the last few months that have really been enjoyable and reminded me, given me perspective in life and in football to view things through the most positive lens I possibly can.”

For her component, Woodley verified her split from Ben Volavola in April 2020 after initially being connected to the rugby gamer, 30, in 2017. She informed Bustle as both “were very much on the road to marriage and children” however she understood she “was still at an age where I wasn’t able to fully commit.”

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