The quarterback's brother, Jordan Rodgers , competed on the show and told Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher , to whom he is now engaged, that he and the football star were estranged.
In fact, Munn told the Bravo star she actually encouraged Aaron to have an "honest conversation" with his parents while she was still on The Newsroom.
Ed and Darla Rodgers, "a couple of times" and that she was "friendly" with Jordan. She did not say whether she met Aaron's other brother Luke. However, she indicated that the drama continued. Munn also seemed to defend her ex and his role in the family fallout. Munn went on to explain that none of her family members work in the entertainment industry or have a desire to be famous.
Aaron's family, however, is heavily involved in sports. His father played football and is a sports chiropractor while Jordan played football at Vanderbilt University. He is now a sports network analyst for the SEC Network. At the end of the day, there's a lot of complications. I don't think either side of the road is clean, but I do think it's not OK when you try to stand on someone's shoulders and then throw dirt in their face, which is what they did for him.
It's a very violent sport, and it's very dangerous. And he's putting himself on the line every game, and any kind of distraction is unacceptable 'cause it's dangerous," she said. The actress added that it was "just really important to always be there and to encourage and be supportive. Maro Hagopian While this is the first time Munn has spoken out about the incident, it isn't the first time she has defended Aaron amid the family drama. It helped them get this far. After a reporter asked him about it in , he replied, "I just don't think it's appropriate talking about family stuff publicly," per The New York Times.
Munn and the Wisconsin athlete broke up in after three years of dating. He is now dating Danica Patrick.