During an interview with Power Slam, Magnus was asked if he is dating Mickie James; he replied "yes." He was then asked if dating a fellow wrestler is challenging.

"I always said I would never do it because of the obvious difficulties which can arise. But it's worked out pretty well." Magnus said. "You can't help the way you feel: it's one of those things. We've been able coexist up until this point."

Magnus and James currently reside in Virginia together.