During an interview with the Associated Press, the NASCAR driver confirmed rumors that she and Rodgers recently became romantically involved. “Yes, Aaron and I are dating,” she said, going on to explain that they had been friends since meeting at the 2012 ESPY Awards.
Patrick, a longtime Chicago Bears fan, even admitted that she was going to start cheering for the Packers to support Rodgers. “I told him a long time ago I’d always root for him as a player,” she said. “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.”