Soon after, she opened up to him about what happened with Larry Nassar, which made him feel helpless. “I wanted to find Nassar and rip his head off,” Underwood wrote. When she went public about the abuse she had gone through, he stayed by her side and assured her of her safety.
A month later, she told him she loved him too: “Hearing her say those words in the midst of all that she was dealing with, it made me fall in love with her all over again. She was fierce, with a heart so big and deep. I wanted to take care of her that much more.”Back to top