Ellen DeGeneres isn't really known for her hard-hitting interviews, but this is pretty serious stuff.
In a preview of Monday's all new show, the funny lady talks to disgraced swimmer Ryan Lochte — and gets to the bottom of his Rio Olympics scandal!
OK, not really, but she does ask some questions to which we've been dying to hear the answers!
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For instance, did he sign up for Dancing With The Stars JUST to clean up his image? What advice did his teammate Michael Phelps give him? And will Ryan be swimming in Tokyo in four years??
Find out all the answers (below)!
Ryan Lochte better hang on to his Dancing With the Stars gig for dear life!
As we previously reported, the U.S. Olympic Committee officially suspended Ryan for 10 months on Wednesday. The punishment — which some members of the committee felt was too harsh — was handed down about a month after Lochte lied about a robbery in Rio.
While initial reports suggested Ryan could still swim under the suspension, TMZ is now alleging the scandalized athlete will NOT be allowed to compete in any meets for the duration of his sentence — including the pivotal National Championships, which could jeopardize his chance at the 2020 Summer Olympics!
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Well, we guess this is what you get for causing an international scandal for no reason. Oof.
But that's not all… No, to make matters even worse
That's one way to address it!
As you're probably WELL aware, U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte got into a bit of trouble this summer when he lied to Rio police about being robbed, and on Wednesday night the athlete's punishment finally came out!
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While we're sure everyone has different opinions on Ryan being suspended for 10 months by the U.S. Olympic Committee — four more months than Michael Phelps got for his two DUIs — we're really only interested in the swimmer's thoughts!
Luckily, one of those pesky members of the paparazzi bumped into Ryan at the airport and hounded the 32-year-old about his thoughts on the committee's decision. Unfortunately, R.L. didn't have a lot to say as he simply responded to any and all questions relating to the suspension with:
Ryan Lochte is finally facing the music!
Almost a month after Ryan caused international mayhem for lying about a robbery in Rio, the U.S. Olympic Committee handed down an official punishment for the scandal.
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Per a TMZ report, a decision was reached to suspend Lochte for