Ronda Rousey accepted a Facebook invite to the Marine Corps Ball from Marine Lance Cpl. Jarrod Haschert, and she attended the event on Friday. The UFC fighter had nothing but wonderful things to say about the young man.
“He was a real gentleman and a real sweetheart,” she told TMZ of her dat. “It was the only smiling I’ve been doing, I think.”
— BarDown (@BarDown) December 13, 2015
While most would expect the two likely danced the night away–that couldn’t be further from the truth.
“I don’t dance in public,” Ronda Rousey said upon her return home to L.A. on Saturday.
Ronda Rousey accepted the young Marine’s invite via Facebook in which he said she was his celebrity crush. He even called her a “phenomenal person.”
Following the Marine Corps Ball, she says she expects the two will stay in touch.
“I told him that I would be personally offended if he ever came in town and didn’t hit me up,” she said.
This was the first outing for Ronda Rousey since she was defeated by Holly Holm. She has been staying at home nursing her wounds.
Ronda Rousey — She's Back from Marine Corp Ball … and She's Back! https://t.co/62Zn0lQ2NM
— TMZ (@TMZ) December 13, 2015
“Honestly, I probably would stay on my couch crying and eating ice cream for like another month if he didn’t ask me to go,” she said prior to attended the ball on Friday evening.
Kudos to Ronda Rousey for accepting Marine Lance Cpl. Jarrod Haschert’s invitation. She likely made this young man’s dream come true.