Kate Hudson and Alex Rodriguez’s steamy romance is hardly a secret. Aside from countless very-public dates and outings, she spent the summer attending – and being endlessly photographed – at his Yankees games, both in New York and on the road.
But during Thursday’s Late Show with David Letterman, the Nine star, 30, didn’t give in to the talk-show host’s nosey questions about her relationship with Rodriguez.
When Letterman opened up the questioning with, “You’re a big Yankees fan, and you’re friends with Alex Rodriguez,” Hudson giggled sheepishly and said, “Yeah, he’s a friend of mine. Nice guy.”
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So how did she and Rodriguez, 34, meet? Hudson laughed and responded, “Can’t we talk about the holidays?” Did they spend Thanksgiving together? More laughter. Letterman then prodded, “So is he a nice guy?” Hudson finally caved, saying, “Yeah, he’s a nice guy. You just can’t help yourself! You just can’t! I knew it was going to come at some point!”
And when Letterman pointed out, “His game changed when you started showing up regularly at ball games,” Hudson responded, “It was a really fun summer,” adding that the Yankees winning the World Series – an achievement for which Rodriguez received accolades – “was awesome!”