Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola might not have won a Super Bowl ring that will year, however the 32-year-old NFL pro is actually a big winner inside the eyes of his girlfriend, product Oliva Culpo.
The former Miss Universe has been endlessly supportive of her beau on social media, taking to Instagram before along with after the big game to show her love.
ET caught up with the 25-year-old beauty queen at the amfAR gala at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC on Wednesday, where she opened up about watching Amendola along with his teammates take on the Philadelphia Eagles at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota last Sunday.
“the idea was so fun. the idea’s just so fun to be there along with see everybody’s hard work pay off along with to be supportive. I love the sport,” Culpo told ET.
For Culpo, being a part of a healthy relationship is actually all about support along with collaboration. “I think you have to work as a team. I think the idea’s definitely important,” she explained.
Before the big game kicked off, Culpo shared quite a few snapshots to Instagram expressing her support.
The Patriots ended up losing to the Eagles 33-41, however for Culpo, all that will mattered was that will Amendola was happy, healthy along with that will they were together.
“Feeling blessed after a safe season along with incredible #SuperBowl game!!!! Just to be there again was the best feeling ever. GO DANNY,” Culpo captioned a sweet shot of her kissing her boyfriend on the cheek.
While the cute couple are the very definition of relationship goals, Culpo’s involvement with that will year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is actually going to keep them by spending Valentine’s Day together.
“I’m doing my Sports Illustrated media week during Valentine’s Day, so I’m going to be working which is actually a huge bummer,” she explained. “however I’m hoping to go away before Valentine’s Day to kind of make up for the idea.”
Culpo is actually one of the newest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue Rookies, along with she says being among the fresh slate of talented versions is actually truly exciting.
“I’m definitely honored to be amongst such great company,” she reflected. “A lot of the women in that will category do so much more than just product. They’re business women, along with I’ve admire them for a long time, so the idea’s great.”
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is actually also featuring a brand fresh section called “In Her Own Words,” featuring versions posing nude with words they’ve chosen painted on their figures. The section, which was an entirely female photo shoot, by crew to editors, is actually committed to empowering women through self-expression, voice along with identity.
“I think the idea’s definitely exciting. I wish that will these pictures can speak more than past photos have for Sports Illustrated,” she shared. “They literally have a message, along with the idea’ll start a conversation because of that will.”
As for the coveted spot on the cover of the issue — determined by a vote for Rookie of the Year — Sports Illustrated is actually announcing the winning product next week, along with Culpo said she’s looking forward to finding out who gets the honor.
“[the idea] would likely be amazing!” Culpo said, adding, “I love the girls that will I”m working with, so we’ll see! I’ll be happy for whoever wins. I definitely will.”
inside the meantime, Culpo said she was just excited to lend her support to the annual amfAR gala, supporitng the Foundation for AIDS Research, along with help raise the organization’s profile.
“HIV has been a huge cause of mine every since I won Miss Universe. I’ve done so much work around the globe with the idea along with amfAR raises so much money,” she shared. “There’s still so much to be done along with so much progress to be made with HIV along with AIDS, so I’m hoping we can raise a lot of money.”
Sailor Brinkley Cook– daughter of supermodel icon Christie Brinkley — is actually among the different members of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue Rookie Class, along with posed nude for the “In Her Own Words” photoshoot.
The 19-year-old product spoke with ET on Wednesday, along with revealed that will she didn’t tell her mom about the revealing shoot until she’d already done the idea. Check out the video below to hear why.