Jodie Foster returned the favor to Aaron Rodgers on Sunday night time.
The actor-director thanked the Packers quarterback as she accepted a Golden Globe for her efficiency in “The Mauritanian.”
Aaron Rodgers thanked Jodie Foster in his MVP speech. Foster thanks Rodgers in her Golden Globes acceptance speech.
(Foster’s co-star within the film she gained for is Shailene Woodley, Rodgers’ fiancé, and sure I’m doubling as a popular culture beat author rn) pic.twitter.com/MeMKKDQdLH
— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) March 1, 2021
Three weeks earlier, Rodgers dropped Foster’s identify when he accepted his 2020 NFL MVP award and introduced his engagement. (Go the 55-second mark of the video beneath.)
Rodgers’ shoutout appeared random, however then it was introduced that Foster’s co-star in “The Mauritanian,” Shailene Woodley, turned out to be the particular person to whom Rodgers was engaged. Foster has denied that she was a matchmaker for the 2 and insists that she has by no means met Rodgers.
When Foster discovered that Rodgers referenced her, she determined she would reciprocate. She instructed “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell” on Feb. 19 she would “completely” point out Rodgers if she gained a Golden Globe. She stated she may need to say all the staff, too.
After the Globes, she took interviewers deeper into her considering in a “backstage” interview from dwelling.
“I made a decision that not solely am I an enormous Packers fan, however I’m a MVP. I’m [a] aggressive MVP with Aaron Rogers,” she stated, per Yahoo Leisure.
Foster additionally stated, simply as she instructed Jimmy Kimmel, that Woodley came upon throughout taking pictures simply how a lot Foster “loves” the Packers.
“And typically I can discuss just a little an excessive amount of about that. So after all Shailene was very conscious of my enthusiasm for the staff,” Foster stated, per Yahoo.
Daniel Elton, senior editor at Wahu Times, writes about politics and policy with a focus on climate advocacy. Daniel previously at the New Republic and, and Self. Daniel can be reached by email.