For weeks it has been claimed that race car driver Danica Patrick has been dating football star Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers.
And on Monday the beauty, 35, finally confirmed the news as she told the Associated Press, 'Yes, Aaron and I are dating.'Rodgers, 34, is also known for dating Olivia Munn and for having a brother, Jordan, star on The Bachelorette.
Split After Nearly Five Years The news comes a little less than a month after a rep for Patrick confirmed to PEOPLE that the NASCAR driver had ended her nearly five-year long relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Patrick had previously announced in November that she was putting an end to her career as a competitive NASCAR driver.
Addressing the split in an interview with , the quarterback admitted there are some drawbacks to fame — it can make dating complicated. “And increased strain or pressure or stress associated with relationships.
Friendships and dating relationships.” RELATED VIDEO: Aaron Rodgers Addresses Olivia Munn Split: It’s ‘Difficult’ to Have a Relationship in the ‘Public Eye’ When specifically asked about his high-profile romance with Munn, Rodgers confessed the public scrutiny didn’t make their relationship easier.
Patrick and Rodgers have been linked romantically since the start of the new year, right before Patrick began promoting her new fitness book.
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick confirmed she’s dating Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers after days of rumors about a possible romance.
“Now I am probably going to cheer for the whole team.
Take out the word ‘probably.’ Now I’m going to cheer for the whole team.” Rodgers split from his girlfriend of three years, actor Olivia Munn, in April while Patrick ended a nearly five-year relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
'Take out the word "probably." Now I'm going to cheer for the whole team.'Patrick is shifting her career off the race track and into the business of her personal brand.
She'd like to close her racing career by competing at next month's Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, a farewell she's dubbed The Danica Double.