Simone Biles' Husband Praises Her Accomplishments After 'Catch' Comments
Green Bay Packers safety Jonathan Owens expressed pride in wife Simone Biles after she was named AP's Female Athlete of the Year.
Owens previously sparked online debate by joking about Biles "pulling" him when they started dating on "The Pivot" podcast.
Biles, a decorated gymnast, laughed off Owens' comments during the podcast, while social media users criticized him.
Despite the online debate, Owens addressed rumors of marital strife, asserting they are "locked in over here."
The couple met on the dating app Raya in 2020, and Owens proposed after two years of dating; they married in April.
Owens admitted to initially being unaware of Biles' gymnastics career but was intrigued by her large Instagram following.
Biles became the AP Female Athlete of the Year for the third time, making her the fourth woman in 50 years to earn the honor twice.
The couple's relationship origin story was shared on "The Pivot," where Owens recounted being initially hesitant to commit.
Social media reactions were mixed, with some criticizing Owens for his comments while others defended the couple's relationship.
Despite the online buzz, Owens and Biles reassured fans of their strong connection, sharing throwback wedding pictures on Instagram.
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