ESPYs Host Danica Patrick Falls Flat in Opening Monologue

21 July, 2018, 21:22 | Author: Kenneth Collins
  • Aussie star Ben Simmons roasted at ESPY awards by host Danica Patrick

Danica also made a cringeworthy joke about LeBron James becoming an LA transplant thanks to his trade to the Lakers, but then made references to how he googles LA transplant to find a hair replacement doctor.

The Green Bay Packers quarterback posed as her boyfriend, telling her he thought she was "the prettiest girl in the world" before kissing her - in a fantastic '80s frosted wig and all - as they leaned into a muscle auto.

Race auto driver Danica Patrick not only hosted the 2018 ESPY Awards, she also got to show off her acting chops in an "I, Tonya" parody.

The 36-year-old retired NASCAR driver discussed the 34-year-old Green Bay Packers quarterback and her newfound fandom on Monday's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!".

The pair have shared a lot of quality time together since confirming their relationship in January.

Patrick confirmed she and Rodgers have been dating since "the very beginning of the year".

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell took out the Best Breakthrough Athlete of the Year award
Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell took out the Best Breakthrough Athlete of the Year award

Sports and entertainment collide Wednesday night at the ESPYs, hosted by racing star Danica Patrick.

Retired racecar driver Danica Patrick, who was previously a fan of the Bears and is now the current girlfriend of Rodgers, officially announced a change in her National Football League fandom on the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Monday night. Every year, I leave feeling so inspired!

After some groans from the audience, she said: "That's OK".

"You got to call out the elephant in the room?" Patrick said, listening to his advice. "Tiger Woods started playing golf again, so lots of cool stuff happening in sports and we're going to talk about as many of them as we can", says Patrick.

Baker Mayfield, who was drafted by the Browns out of Oklahoma, won "Best College Athlete" honors. Brady was also nominated in 2004 and 2008.

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