Livvy Dunne reveals why she gets more nervous to watch MLB boyfriend Paul Skenes pitch for Pittsburgh Pirates than for her own LSU events

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By Emily Selleck

Published: 23:56 EDT, 11 June 2024 | Updated: 23:56 EDT, 11 June 2024

Livvy Dunne revealed conscionable really tense she gets while watching her boyfriend, Paul Skenes, measurement up to nan mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

In fact, nan LSU gymnast admitted she finds her ain events little nerve-wracking than cheering connected her man, who is 1 of baseball's top pitching prospects.

'I get much tense watching Paul because it's conscionable different erstwhile you're not doing it and you're not successful control,' Dunne said successful a video posted by Bleacher Report Tuesday. 


'But I americium assured successful his abilities and I kinda transmission those nerves into excitement for him,' she went on.

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit exemplary laughed erstwhile she was asked if Skenes besides gets much tense for her than he does up of his ain games. 

Livvy Dunne revealed really tense she gets while watching Paul Skenes' shot games

'It's conscionable different erstwhile you're not doing it and you're not successful control,' she explained

'I honestly don't cognize anyone that thinks nan measurement he does. I genuinely don't cognize what he would say,' she responded.

The 2 began making love while studying together astatine LSU successful Baton Rouge, and made their romance nationalist successful 2023. 

Dunne has been a predominant beingness astatine Pirates games since Skenes was called up to nan large leagues past month, astir precocious showing her support erstwhile they took connected nan star-studded Dodgers. 

The 21-year-old exemplary shared a threat of her all-black outfit, featuring a bodysuit, jeans, and a Pirates cap, earlier Skenes' showdown against Shohei Ohtani. 

She watched nan reigning AL MVP strike retired against Skenes pinch a 100mph fastball successful nan first inning.

The Louisiana State University gymnast said she gets little tense for her ain events

The 2 began making love while studying together astatine LSU, and made their romance nationalist successful 2023

Dunne has been a predominant beingness astatine Skenes' games since he was called up to nan large league

Her beau ended up striking retired 7 much at-bats complete 5 innings, arsenic nan Pirates defeated nan Dodgers, 10-6, astatine home. 

'His stuff... that first at-bat... was really good,' Ohtani said of Skenes. 'I couldn't put together bully swings, but wide conscionable really bully stuff.' 

Of course, Dunne was besides connected manus for Skenes' MLB debut successful Pittsburgh past month.  

'I had immoderate nerves creep successful astatine first, but I've benignant of channeled it into excitement alternatively than nerves, and I conscionable person nan astir assurance successful him ever,' she told Sportsnet Pittsburgh up of the No. 1 wide prospect's first game. 

'I conscionable spot successful him, and what he's put in, and I'm conscionable truthful excited,' she went on.

'It's amazing, nan support present is awesome. Pittsburgh has been truthful welcoming. Just seeing group wearing Air Force stuff, LSU stuff, Skenes jerseys.'

The rookie has go an contiguous sensation for long-suffering Pirates fans this season, arsenic a crowd of 23,162 showed up for a mid-week crippled past period - much than double what nan nine had been averaging. 


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