Super Bowl Party for Two: Jordin Sparks and Boyfriend Jason Derulo Celebrate Big Game
The "American Idol" season 6 winner tweets a photo of her R&B star "boo," who is still confined to a neck brace after seriously fracturing his vertebra in early January.
American Idol season 6 winner Jordin Sparks has some football pedigree. Idol viewers may recall that her father, Phillippi "PJ" Sparks, was a Defensive Back for the New York Giants. But on this Super Bowl, where the Giants take on the New England Patriots, the 22-year-old isn't partying with the thousands of revelers in Indianapolic, nor is she performing, as she's done in previous pre-shows.
Instead, Sparks tweeted on Sunday that she was watching the big game with her "boo," boyfriend Jason Derulo, and included a photo of the two, where she is seen wearing a Giants shirt and he is shown sporting a giant a neck brace, the result of an acute fracture of his vertebra suffered during a tour rehearsal around Jan. 5.
Derulo revealed that he and Sparks were dating a couple weeks after his accident in early January, telling People magazine, "We are together. She lives in Phoenix and she comes [to Miami] and takes care of me, brings me breakfast in bed and she’ll go on walks with me. We’ve gotten closer because of my accident. It’s awesome to have someone you can talk to and she’s a wonderful person.”
Although he had to cancel all of his European tour and promotional dates so that he can properly recover, Derulo seems to be pretty upbeat, all things considered. Among his recent cracks on Twitter, the R&B star wrote: "*When I wake up n the middle of the night cuz I think someone's choking me.. "O It's just my neck brace" lol"
— Jordin Sparks (@JordinSparks) February 6, 2012