An ideal match! Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens have delighted followers by documenting their romance on social media, which is similar place the place the couple initially met.
“I didn’t know who she was,” Owens informed Texas Monthly in June 2021. “I just hadn’t heard of her, and when I told her that, that’s one of the things she liked.”
The pair, who met on-line in March 2020, grew shut rapidly due to the COVID-19 quarantine that saved them each in Houston.
“We ended up hanging out right before the pandemic. It was one of the few times in her life where everything was just shut off and she couldn’t do anything,” the NFL participant added within the interview on the time. “So we used it to get to know each other—really get to know each other. It created our bond and made it stronger. Now I’m so thankful.”
The twosome made their relationship Instagram official in August 2020, with a selfie that Biles captioned, “It’s just us 🤎.”
Fans acquired to see extra of Biles and Owens throughout her 2021 Facebook Watch documentary, throughout which the NFL participant talked about meeting her.
“Her work ethic was really the first thing that caught my eye. I never really watched gymnastics before I first started talking to her. When I met her, I honestly didn’t know who she was,” Owens famous in Simone vs Herself. “It was just kind of like, ‘Oh, she’s got a lot of followers. You know, she must be pretty good or something.’”
He added: “That’s how I would tell people, and they’re like, ‘Simone Biles?! You for real, the gymnast?!’ And I’m like, ‘Man, she’s good like that?!’ Like I didn’t [know].”
The skilled gymnast additionally opened up within the doc about why she felt they shared such a powerful connection.
“We vibe on the same level. We have the same kind of humor. We’re both athletic. We’re both elite athletes, so we definitely get each other. It was like it was meant to be,” Biles defined.
In his June 2021 interview, Owens continued to gush concerning the “match made in heaven.”
“There’s no better person for me. She loves me, she’s so affectionate. I just love that. And it’s just intoxicating seeing how much work she puts into everything,” he stated on the time.
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