People were “angry” about their engagement, so Shailene Woodley says she and fiancé Aaron Rodgers waited months after announcing the news to discuss it publicly. reason for the delay? big little lie Stars and NFL players wanted to be in their own “little bubble.”
Aaron Rodgers announced he was engaged during his MVP acceptance speech in February 2021
Rodgers shares the status of their relationship while accepting the award for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player. During a virtual appearance at the NFL Honors aired on February 6, 2021, the Green Bay Packers quarterback called 2020 a “crazy year” before he was “engaged.” He thanked his fiancé, but did not name Woodley.
Two weeks later in February 2021 during the virtual appearance The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Woodley confirmed the engagement, saying that she was indeed engaged to be married to the “wonderful” Rodgers. The actor admitted that he and the pro-football drama “have been engaged for a while,” noting that it’s not “news” for him.
“So it’s kind of weird. Everyone’s freaking out over it right now and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we’ve been busy for a while.'”
Woodley and Rodgers were romantically linked in 2020. The two met through mutual friends after splitting from New Zealand rugby player Ben Volavola and retired NASCAR drive Danica Patrick.
Shailene Woodley says the public’s reaction to the engagement has made her and Aaron Rodgers want to be in their own ‘little bubble’ for ‘a while’.
Aaron Rodgers’ Fiance Shailene Woodley Isn’t a Green Bay Packers Fan
Why she and Rodgers announced their engagement during a July 2021 cover interview with The Hollywood Reporter Woodley, when they did.
“When we announced we were engaged, we only wanted to do it because we didn’t want anyone else to do it before,” Woodley said. “And we didn’t do that for months and months after we got engaged.”
Different The star continued, sharing why she and her fiancé remained silent on the subject for months to come. Woodley said how the public’s reaction to the news prompted him to stay in his “little bubble”, at least “for a while”.
“The reaction to this was really great, and so we were like, ‘Let’s just politely decline’ [to talk about the relationship] Stay for a while and in our little bubble,” she said.
Now, of course, Woodley and Rodgers have left their “bubble.” The 29-year-old has discussed her relationship with the quarterback on several occasions since the engagement was announced.
Shailene Woodley says they are in ‘no rush’ to get married
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Don’t expect celebs to walk down the aisle anytime soon. “There are no wedding plans happening,” Woodley told ET in July 2021 when asked about wedding updates. “There’s not a crowd. We’re in no rush,” she said, enjoying the time they “get together” right now.