After weeks of fans being in the dark on her and Aaron Rodgers’ relationship status, Shailene Woodley has finally confirmed what we all thought. During a recent interview, the Divergent actor revealed that she is, indeed, engaged to the Green Bay Packers quarterback — and has been for a while now.
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Shailene Woodley admits it’s funny hearing people talk about her engagement
It’s official: Woodley is really headed down the aisle!
Weeks after her romance with Rodgers became public knowledge — with rumors of an engagement following closely behind — the actor has finally confirmed that she is, in fact, betrothed to the NFL quarterback.
While appearing on a new episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Woodley confessed that she and Rodgers have “been engaged for a while.”
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“For us, it’s not new news, you know?” she told 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.’”
The actor went on to share that her dog actually had convinced her to date Rodgers, who she started seeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
She said, “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.’”
Shailene Woodley never pictured herself marrying an athlete
After Rodgers was pup-approved, he and Woodley began dating and are now engaged to be married, which no one is more surprised by than Woodley herself.
While speaking with Fallon, The Spectacular Now star revealed that even though the Green Bay Packers quarterback is an “incredible human being,” she never imagined herself marrying an athlete.
“He’s, first of all, just a wonderful, incredible human being, but I never thought I’d be engaged to someone who throws balls for a living,” Woodley confessed. “Like, I never thought as a little girl, I was like, ‘Yeah, when I grow up I’m gonna marry someone who—who throws balls! Yeah!’ But he’s really just so good at it.”
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Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet