Houston (CBS HOUSTON) – The rumors have been circulating about Houston Dash star forward Kealia Ohai and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt for a while now. Watt has been spotted attending many Dash games during the team’s season. Watt also plays with Ohai’s brother-in-law Brian Cushing.
On the 2 Up Front podcast on published on October 6th Ohai actually addressed the rumors for the first time and confirmed that she and the three-time defensive player of the year were in fact dating.
“We are dating,” Ohai told 2 Up Front after a slight hesitation. “I’ve known J.J. for a really long time, we’ve always been great friends.”
Ohai just got her first cap and first goal with the U.S. Women’s National Team last week against Switzerland. Ohai also has been invited to the USWNT camp for their final friendlies of the 2016 season.
J.J. Watt has undergone his second back surgery in four months and will miss the 2016 season for the Texans.