Rumors continue to foment around the Internet surrounding Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his sexual orientation.
Recently, Rodgers spoke with ESPN Milwaukee’s radio program to address the perception some have of him — that he is gay.
The 24th, 2005 draft pick told the radio host, “I just want to say I’m not gay. I really, really like women.” Rodgers then frustratingly chuckles and finishes by saying, “That’s all I can say about that.”
The radio host then goes on to discuss Rodgers and his penchant for privacy while iterating how disappointed he is in the rumors because they seem to be done in an attempt to “make (Rodgers) look bad.”
The 2010 Super Bowl MVP wrapped up the segment by saying he can’t worry about rumors from the media and that he believes that “professional is professional and personal is personal — and that’s how I’m going to keep it.”
With his recent address to these rumors, Rodgers will more than likely be relieved to get back to preparing for the playoffs. He will be facing a resurging San Francisco 49ers team for a 2014 rematch. San Francisco beat his Packers in last year’s divisional playoffs 45-31.
The rematch will be played at Lambeau Field on Sunday, Jan. 5.
Listen to ESPN’s interview with Rodgers here: