Olivia Munn Says the Secret to Balancing Career and Love Is 'Making Concessions'

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Olivia Munn, 34, thinks she may have the secret to balancing career and love.

The Newsroom actress shared how she and her Green Bay Packers boyfriend Aaron Rodgers make their relationship work during a recent red-carpet interview with E! News.

"You just end up making those concessions," Munn explained. "You make decisions because it can't all be work and it can't all be your personal life, especially when you've worked so hard to have a career."

The Iron Man 2 actress conceded that it's tricky business trying to arrange their hectic schedules and says some decisions have to be made to protect their relationship.

"There's a lot of traveling, a lot of driving, and then you're just really happy with the decisions that you make. And for me, it comes at a time in my life when I end up having to say no to some work because I gotta be somewhere else," said Munn, who plays Sloan Sabbith on the political drama The Newsroom.

"It doesn't make me sad or anything, because I want my life to be full and have all those experiences, so you kind of figure it out as you go."

Munn likes to display the “special ring” that Rodgers offered her after six months of dating.

“This is a gift from my boyfriend, actually," gushed Munn. "I wore this for a premiere, and he had heard me talking to my stylist about being obsessed with it. It is such a special ring, and then he surprised me.”

However, she makes it clear that it's not "that kind of ring."

"It’s not the special ring. I mean, it’s a very special ring, but it is not the special ring,” she said.

Pam Wright