Danica Patrick 'crashes and burns' opening monologue at ESPY Awards

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Patrick hosted the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, which officially aired on Wednesday night, and she appeared in a amusing vide - "Me, Danica" - with her beau.

Patrick revealed she is now the "biggest Packers fan", but that was not always the case, as she grew up rooting for the team's rival the Chicago Bears.

While Patrick didn't receive glowing reviews for her delivery of the award show's monologue, plenty of people have been saying her sketch was spot on. The moment that comes to mind was Patrick's joke about a balding LeBron James.

They have also enjoyed a few couples trips together, including visiting Mexico, Africa and India, where they met the Dalai Lama.

But no matter how hard Patrick tries to razz her fellow athletes, she, or anyone for that matter, will never, ever come close to topping the near-criminal performance of Norm McDonald way back in the 1998 ESPYs. Every year, I leave feeling so inspired!




Patrick's paramour, Green Bay Packer's quarterback Aaron Rodgers, also stars in the fake trailer in a Jeff Gilooly-inspired sweater and mustache. "He's one of the greatest basketball players of all time".

Patrick soldiered on, telling the audience, "We have to mention the elephant in the room".

Move over "I, Tonya" and step into the spotlight "Me, Danica".

"The Golden State Warriors once again won the NBA Finals", Patrick said. The former professional racer was so excited to host the 2018 ESPYS but her monologue bombed hard, as did her pre-taped "comedic" skits.

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