Why did Jodie Foster thank Aaron Rodgers in Golden Globes speech?

Jodie Foster returned the favor on Sunday when she gave Aaron Rodgers a shoutout in her Golden Globes acceptance speech for her position in “The Mauritanian.”

“I really like my spouse, thanks Alex, and Ziggy,” the actress — who gained the award for Greatest Supporting Actress in a Movement Image — mentioned pointing to her canine, earlier than including, “and Aaron Rodgers and the Hollywood Overseas Press.”

Earlier this month, the Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback had individuals scratching their heads when he thanked Foster throughout his speech as he was named NFL MVP. He additionally coyly introduced his engagement to actress Shailene Woodley.

Woodley co-stars in “The Mauritanian” and Foster dished on “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell” that she and her co-star frolicked on set “in slightly tent with slightly air conditioner spitting at us, speaking about our lives, and recipes, and folks we hate, and issues like that.”

Presumably in addition they yakked it up about individuals they like, which in all probability included Rodgers. 

Foster additionally advised Kimmel that she is Rodgers’ “greatest fan.” The “Contact” actress has been a longtime fan of the soccer star, telling Conan O’Brien in 2016 that she religiously watches the Packers play each weekend. 

Oddly sufficient, Foster advised Kimmel that she doesn’t know Rodgers, however we’re assuming that she’s going to attain an invitation to the upcoming nuptials.