Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers are engaged, she confirms

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Shailene Woodley’s secret life with Aaron Rodgers is just not so secret anymore.

The “Mauritanian” actress confirmed her engagement to the NFL star Monday night time on “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon,” after Rodgers sparked rumors concerning the id of his thriller fiancée earlier this month throughout his MVP acceptance speech.

“I’ve plenty of questions,” Fallon started his interview with Woodley. “One is that I preserve studying that you’re engaged to soccer nice Aaron Rodgers. Is that true? Are congratulations so as?”

“I’ve been studying that too, which is sort of — it’s sort of humorous,” Woodley stated, seeming to play coy at first. “Sure, we’re engaged. We’re engaged. However for us it’s not new information. So it’s sort of humorous all people proper now’s freaking out over it, and we’re like, ‘Yeah, we’ve been engaged for some time.’”

Although many of the world is aware of Rodgers because the embellished quarterback of the Inexperienced Bay Packers, Woodley stated she is aware of him higher as “the nerd who needs to host ‘Jeopardy,’” and admitted she’s by no means been to one in all his soccer video games due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“He’s … an exquisite, unbelievable human being, however I by no means thought I’d be engaged to any individual who threw balls for a dwelling,” Woodley joked.

“However he’s actually so good at it. … After I first met him, my canine pulled me apart and was like, ‘If you happen to don’t date this dude, I’ll disown you as my mom, as a result of the three toes that I run with you while you throw a ball is nothing in comparison with the marathon I’m capable of run with him.’”

Not solely has Woodley by no means seen a Packers sport — the “Secret Lifetime of the American Teenager” alum has by no means been to a soccer sport, interval. As somebody who “didn’t actually develop up with sports activities,” she’s “nonetheless continually studying” about her betrothed’s career.

“It was by no means actually on my radar,” she advised Fallon. “I knew he was a soccer man, however I didn’t know what sort of a soccer man he was? … Mates [would say,] ‘You’ve acquired to observe his YouTube biggest,’ and I used to be like, ‘I don’t get it. He’s good? He’s nice? Like, I don’t perceive.’”

Fallon and Woodley additionally mentioned the latter’s newest mission, “The Mauritanian,” which tells the true story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi (Tahar Rahim), an harmless man who was imprisoned for years with out trial at Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp.

The authorized drama, which opened in theaters Feb. 12 and debuts on demand March 2, lately acquired two Golden Globe nominations for stars Rahim and Jodie Foster.

“Jodie Foster is within the movie with me, and he or she stated the opposite day … ‘All of us have lots to be taught from [Salahi], and I utterly agree,” Woodley stated.

“So I hope when folks see this film, they don’t simply take away the tragedy of … the circumstances, but in addition the humanity behind this man’s power and his will to outlive … in a extremely stunning and profound approach.”

The “Tonight Present” host later aired a preview clip from the movie that sees Woodley and Foster’s characters in a heated argument. Additionally among the many film’s star-studded solid are Benedict Cumberbatch, Stevel Marc and Zachary Levi.

“[Foster is] a professional,” Woodley stated of her scene associate. “I discovered a lot from being round her. … The factor that strikes me essentially the most about Jodie is she simply loves what she does, and he or she does it for what I’d really feel like are the precise causes, and he or she uplifts each surroundings that she’s in. …

“She stays curious and he or she asks questions that I believe lots of people’s minds wouldn’t even dare to be inquisitive about. And in that regard … all of us have lots to be taught from Jodie Foster as nicely.”

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