In fact, the retired Yankees baseball player is the latest star to weigh in on the “Shake It Off” singer and Kansas City Chiefs tight end’s much talked-about new romance.
“I love it, I think it’s great,” Alex exclusively toldE! News‘ Chief Correspondent Keltie Knight of the Oct. 17 episode. “It brings a little bit more energy to the NFL. It’s cool.”
Having dated his own fair share of A-list celebrities during his decades-long career—from Cameron Diaz toJennifer Lopez—the sports star knows what it’s like having your relationship scrutinized in the media. Another way he can relate to Travis? Understanding the added pressure he must feel when Taylor is cheering him on from the stands.
“In high school, if there’s a girl you have a crush on, you want to put on a good show,” the 48-year-old explained. “We’re all showmen.”
“I’ve had an incredible career, I’ve had the good, the bad and the ugly,” Alex noted. “So many great lessons, so many hardships and falls that I have no one to blame but myself. And the last five years is the happiest I’ve ever been and I feel so grateful.”
Check out the exclusive video above to hear more about Alex’s gum health initiative with OraPharma to help raise awareness for gum disease.
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