Actress Shileen Woodley has confirmed her engagement to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during a performance on “The Jimmy Fallon Show Tonight,” which aired Monday.
Woodley, who was nominated for an Emmy for her role in the HBO drama series The Big Little Lies, said she and Rodgers got engaged “recently.”
Rodgers, 37, had mentioned his engagement and thanked his fiancée as he accepted his third career MVP award on Feb. 6, but did not say her name.
Woodley, 29, told Fallon that she had not yet attended one of the Rodgers Games because of the pandemic, and admitted that when she grew up, the sport was never on her radar.
“When we met, I also knew he was a footballer, but I didn̵
Noting Rodgers’ football talent, she continued, “I don’t understand. He’s good. He’s great. But, like, I don’t understand. Because I don’t know him as a football man. I know him as the maniac who wants to host” Danger! “That’s the guy I know.”
Last month, Rodgers had revealed that he had been asked to host an episode of his favorite show – one in which he appeared in a 2015 celebrity edition.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.