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Did A Clash In Opinion On Having Kids Cost Aaron Rodgers and Ex-Girlfriend Shailene Woodley A Relationship?

Published 08/22/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

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Aaron Rodgers and actress Shailene Woodley dated for a brief period. The couple even got engaged to each other, but still, they split up. They had expressed their different opinions on having children. Maybe that could have also played a part in their breakup.

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Last year, Aaron Rodgers on Instagram live talked about the idea of having kids. He said,I’m in that age group where a lot of my close friends from high school and college are fathers now and have families of their own.”


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He added, “It’s maybe not in the immediate future, but definitely something that I really look forward to. I’ve done a pretty good job at taking care of myself for the last 37 years and look forward to taking care of another life at some point too. I just think it’s going to be so fun.”

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Even though the Green Bay Packers quarterback wanted to have kids, he wasn’t ready to have them immediately. He highlighted the fact that after his NFL career is over, he might look to start a family.

Shailene Woodley had a rather different opinion than Aaron Rodgers


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In contrast to Aaron Rodgers’ statement, Shailene Woodley had a different opinion. During an interview in 2019, Shailene said, “The best thing about playing a mom on TV is you get to send them [kids] home at the end of the day with their real parents… It’s great, but I want little babies so bad now.” 

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While Aaron Rodgers was looking to take some time before having kids, Shailene has been interested in having kids for a long time. Such differences in opinions can sometimes lead to the end of relationships.

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Even though the reason behind their split isn’t out yet, this could have been a big reason. Rodgers still has gas left in his tank. Due to it, we are likely to see more of him on the football field.

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He has been a life-long fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Liverpool FC. But when it comes to the NFL, you can always see him rooting for his favorite superstar Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial