Um?!On season 14 of Dancing With the Stars, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver has become an instant fan favorite. Of course there's always the staple professional athlete on every season, but Donald is a little bit different than the rest of them. I mean, he's definitely got the natural athleticism like the others, which helps him succeed on the dance floor. And, well, he's smokin'. But the more you get to know about Driver and the story behind his megawatt smile, the more you can't help but cheer him on!
Underneath all those abs and plethora of tattoos is a heart of gold. If there's any phrase that could be used to describe Donald Driver, it'd be: "family man."
Everything about him just screams "REALLY GOOD GUY." In a tale that is super-rare in professional sports, Driver has been married to his wife, Betina, for over a decade (12 years!). "We have three beautiful kids. Christian is 8. Christina is 6. And Charity is 7 months. So, you know, I love my babies ... For a guy that grew up saying he never wanted kids, it’s truly a blessing,” he told Good Morning America.
Even Driver's tattoos are of his kids, and he's planning on adding one of Charity in the near future.
He wants to give his kids everything he never had, as he knew how difficult it was growing up at times without a roof over his head. He continued, "I grew up homeless, you know, lived in and out of U-Haul trucks and, you know, apartment houses, friends. You know, when Mom’s trying to raise five kids, it’s very hard. But, you know, I think one thing she’s always said is that God’s going to get us out of it, and He did."
Whew, how can you not love this man? The three-time children's book author (the main character, "Quickie," is a nickname Driver's own mother called him because she could never catch him) seems to succeed at everything he does yet still manages to keep it all in perspective. Donald, you've got my vote.
And you can't take away from his talent too. I can't believe Driver didn't get 10s across the board last episode with this HOT HOT HOTTIE HOT tango number. I mean, wow, swoon, I die. Let's take a few moments to drool a little bit at our desks, shall we?:
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