Sorry, ladies, but New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a taken man. He kicked off the first game of the 2015 NFL season with a touchdown Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, with some fans hoping they might have a chance with the star athlete. Unfortunately for those who hoped for a chance, Gronkowski has openly dated Camille Kostek, a former Pats cheerleader and current Benrus model, since April.
The blonde beauty, 23, supported the Pats on Twitter.
First touchdown of the season #herewego #87
— camille (@camillee__) September 11, 2015
— camille (@camillee__) September 10, 2015
She also recently posted a photo of herself with her beau on Instagram. “Friday night date night,” she captioned an image with the football star. The post was liked hundreds of times by her 10,900 followers.
Kostek officially confirmed her relationship status with Gronk, as his fans affectionately know him, to the Boston Globe in April. “Rob and I have been seeing each other,” Kostek said. “We’re both super busy right now. Obviously, he does a lot and I do a lot.”
Kostek said her decision to quit the cheerleading squad wasn’t because of Gronk. Instead, she wanted to pursue new opportunities. She compared herself to Vince Wilfork, the nose tackle who helped the Pats win Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks and then joined the Houston Texans.
“I kind of relate myself to Vince Wilfork,” she said about not cheerleading for the Patriots anymore. “There wasn’t a better way to close it out.”
Since she left the squad, she’s gained a star athlete for a boyfriend, got a modeling gig with Benrus and her team won the Super Bowl last season. Seems she might have been on point with her choice.
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