A journey to find your love. Before her whirlwind romance with Aaron Rodgers made headlines, Shailene WoodleyShe was open and honest about the difficulties of finding the right partner.
“When you’re truly in love, for me, it’s … you’re my lighthouse!” The Oscar nominee told Elle in March 2015, explaining that she is “heart-centered” in her approach to relationships. “You’re somebody who holds me high, keeps me safe, you’ve got my f–kin’ back. … You also love me whole, wild and free. You let me do me, and I’m gonna let you do you! And I’ll be the home that you return to.”
Woodley continued: “I’m all-loving. I love people based on their character. … This is who I am! If you love me as this person, I will love you. And if not, I’ll still love you, but I ain’t fallin’ in love with you!’”
Although she was open to sharing her views on love as a concept with others, DivergentStar has kept many details about her relationship private. Woodley was linked with a New Zealand rugby player in 2017. Ben Volavola but she didn’t confirm that she was in a relationship until one year later. “We were very much on the road to marriage and children,” she told BustleTheir relationship in April 2020 revealed that they had secretly separated.
Rodgers, Green Bay Packers quarterback, revealed in February 2021 that he was engaged to his girlfriend. Us WeeklyLater, it was confirmed that the Big Little Lies alum was his fiancée.
“2020 was definitely a crazy year filled with lots of change, growth, some amazing, memorable moments, 180 straight days of having my nose hair scraped, playing for very little fans or no stands the entire season,” the athlete said at the NFL Honors Awards that month. “I got engaged and I played some of the best football in my career.”
Woodley confirmed Woodley’s engagement two weeks later. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that Rodgers popped the question “a while” before the news broke.
UseThe couple announced in February 2022 that they had split up after more than one year of dating. “Shailene has been super busy with work,” a source told Use at the time, adding that Rodgers was “focused” on football. “Everything was so different during lockdown, and they had been living in their bubble. Friends of Shailene didn’t believe Aaron is the best match for her.”
Continue scrolling to see all Woodley had to say about love and relationships before the breakup.