Cody Simpson and Emma McKeon are about to go public about their relationship for the first time, just weeks after it went official on Instagram.
The singer-turned-swimmer has stunned a lot of people to make the Australian Commonwealth Games team, but it’s his partnership with record-breaking swimmer megastar McKeon that’s sure to grab attention.
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Channel 7 spotlight will show the couple when they first open up about their relationship Sunday night, talking about how they inspire each other and the scrutiny that followed their young partnership.
This was announced by Cody’s mom Angie. Women’s Day earlier in the week, she enjoyed their match.
“I love them as a couple and they are great friends,” she said.
“When I’m together on the Australian team, my heart sings – she supports Cody for all the right reasons.
“She is a few years older – her maturity and composure are the qualities that Cody adores in a woman.
“They are two beautiful souls who fit together so well.
“They’re like a couple of Cheshire cats with those gorgeous smiles – like a mom, that makes me so happy.”
McKeon is 27, Simpson is 25.
But earlier this month, the couple went official on Instagram. posting photos of shopping in Barcelona.
McKeon and Simpson have largely kept their relationship a secret.although the Olympic champion was on stage when the former musician found out that he created his first Australian team.
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McKeon was the star of the Australian Olympic team in Tokyo. left with seven medals, including four gold.
Adding to her four medals from Rio, McKeon became the most decorated Olympian in Australian history with five golds, two silvers and four bronzes.
McKeon, who only needs three gold medals to become the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time, competes in nine events.
She will compete in four individual events in Birmingham – 50m and 100m freestyle and 50m and 100m butterfly – and five relay events – 4x100m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle, mixed 4x100m freestyle, 4x100m medley and mixed mix 4×100 meters.
McKeon comes from a swimming family: her mother Susie swam at the Comm Games, her father Ron won four Comm Games golds and was a two-time Olympian, her brother David is also an Olympian, and her uncle Rob Woodhouse was a two-time Olympian. .
Appeal to Harper’s Bazaarshe said her family has always supported her.
“They were always there,” she said. “They have always shown me that they love me no matter if I swim or not, they just want me to be happy and I think that’s why I still swim, to be honest. When I was young, I went and came back, went and came back.
“My parents said, ‘Maybe swimming is not for you. Stop and do something else that will make you happy.”
Simpson made up his first Australian team at the Commonwealth Games and will swim the 100m butterfly, placing third in the Australian Trials.
This caused drama at the trials with Kyle Chalmers swam the 100m butterfly in second place and Simpson in third place.
The result meant that Chalmers qualified for the World Championship and the Commonwealth Games, while Simpson only qualified for the latter.
Chalmers could have stayed on the sidelines to give Simpson valuable international experience, but chose not to. missed the semi-finals by more than a second slower than his Australian probation.
The time recorded by Simpson during the Australian Championship would also be enough for him to reach the semi-finals.
It was supposed to be a love triangle after Chalmers was linked to McKeon last year though 100m champion calls rumors ‘pathetic’.
Originally published as Cody Simpson and Emma McKeon talk about their relationship