“I was just so blown away by how much she cared and wanted to do what she was doing,” Van Hellen says.
“She’s such a lovely person and she really has such a strong personality.
She’s always been like that.
She doesn’t get any attention for her looks, and that’s very sad.”
Van Hollen says she is not surprised that Van Hollens wife and longtime boyfriend, former NFL player Chris Van Doren, has fallen in love with her and wants to spend more time with their son.
“I know Chris had been talking to Jillian, and he had a lot of questions about her, and I was like, ‘I want to spend some time with her.’
I don’t know how much longer she’s going to be able to stay married to me,” Van Duren says.
Van Hellen and Van Dohan married in 2007.
The couple divorced in 2015.
Van Holler’s career began in 2011 and included stints as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals.
She was the team’s head coach from 2010-15.
Van Dolan, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and an offensive lineman with the Cleveland Browns, is the former coach of the St. Louis Rams.
Van Dolan says the couple will not have children.
“I think he was kind of on the fence about that,” she says.
“Jillian and Chris, I have no doubt that they will be married.
They have such a wonderful life together,” Van Hoeden says.
The wedding took place Sunday at the historic St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in San Francisco, Calif.
Van Hoedden and Van Hohlens daughter, Olivia, will attend.
Van Van Hells parents have not spoken publicly about their daughter, but a friend says she “has an amazing mothering skills and is a wonderful person.”
“She is an amazing mom, she is a great person and a wonderful girl,” says her friend, Mary Anne McFarland, who has known Van Hellens since childhood.
Van Hellingen says the pair are both proud of their daughter and will be a great family.
“She will be just a normal person, a normal kid, and she will grow up as normal as any child can grow up,” Van Hellingon says.
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