Cupid's Pulse Article: New Celebrity Couple: Jewel is Dating NFL Player Charlie WhitehurstCupid's Pulse Article: New Celebrity Couple: Jewel is Dating NFL Player Charlie Whitehurst

By Dejha Carlisle

Girls really do have a thing for athletic men! In latest celebrity news, Jewel is dating the Colts’ backup quarterback, and they have been dating for six months, according to The celebrity couple saw Alejandro Escovedo perform at the Leonard Cohen Experience on January 9. They also attended Alabama-Clemson National Championship game together in Arizona. “Here in Phoenix for the National Championship #gotigers,” Jewel posted on Instagram.

It seems like celebrity couples have had a hard time staying away from NFL stars! What are some benefits to dating someone athletic?

Cupid’s Advice:

Dating an athlete might seem challenging due to hectic schedules, but it has its perks! Cupid has some benefits on dating an athlete:

1. Encouragement: One thing an athlete definitely knows how to do is cheer on his teammates! They use uplifting messages and offer reassurance in their time of doubt. You will have a partner who knows how to encourage you during rough times.

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2. All access pass: Dating an athlete probably means you’ll never be bored during weekends! You’ll constantly be supporting his game schedule, but you have all access to celebrity team events and parties.

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3. It’s impossible to become clingy: With your man always practicing for upcoming games and traveling to different states, it’s a little impossible for him to become clingy. This is a good thing, because it gives you two time to miss each other. The reunion of meeting back up after a long game is always satisfying.

What are other benefits that come with dating an athlete? Share your thought below.