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Ryan Lochte Has 'No Comment' On His 10-Month Suspension — But He Will Talk Dancing With The Stars!

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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 Committeefour 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:

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Ryan Lochte Finally Receives His Official Punishment From The U.S. Olympic Committee!

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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.

Related: Ryan Apologizes!

Per a TMZ report, a decision was reached to suspend Lochte for

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Michael Phelps Recreates #PhelpsFace For Jimmy Fallon — But Does Playing Egg Russian Roulette Make Him Scowl FOR REAL??

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If for some reason you missed the AH-Mazing Rio Olympic games this year, Michael Phelps came up pretty big in what he says is his farewell tour — and now he's hitting the late night circuit for a victory lap!

On Thursday night, Michael stopped by Jimmy Fallon's late night show to talk everything from Rio to baby Boomer's Instagram account — and have some fun playing Egg Russian Roulette!

Related: Find Out How Ryan Lochte & Laurie Hernandez Are Doing On DWTS So Far!

While the swimmer stayed fairly dry during the game, despite taking a couple eggs, he dished to Jimmy during the interview about his #PhelpsFace moment as Jimmy later took a jab or two at the whole Ryan Lochte scandal!

Ch-ch-check out Phelps' interview (below) as he recreates #PhelpsFace, talks baby Boomber, and gets a little messy (below)!

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Ryan Lochte Opens Up About Lying, His Relationship With Teammates, & Charges In Rio On GMA — Watch!

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It's been a couple weeks now since Ryan Lochte said he was held up at gunpoint in Rio which ultimately set off #LochteGate, and now the Olympian is opening up a bit more about his mistakes on GMA!

As you're probably aware, Ryan was charged with filing a false police report after footage came out that showed the swimmer drunk and hanging out with some teammates at the gas station in question.

Related: Gabby Douglas Back In The Hospital Over A 'Seriously Infected' Mouth Injury!

While the 32-year-old has already talked a bit about his lie, on Tuesday morning Lochte sat down with GMA to chat it up about the controversy as he explained how the lie came about, saying:

"I'm not one to make excuses, but I was still intoxicated."

Uhm, that sure sounds like an excuse to us! LOLz!

However, the gold medal winner did admit that he fabricated the truth when saying he had a gun pointed to his head:

"Like I said, I did lie about that one part. I take full responsibility. I'm human. I made a mistake. A very big mistake."

Ch-ch-check out Ryan's revealing interview (below) as the studly athlete does his best to remember the answers his lawyers have prepared for him as well as chat a little about his upcoming Dancing With The Stars appearance!

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Michael Phelps & Fiancée Nicole Johnson Look Like Champions On The MTV VMAs Red Carpet!

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WAIT! Michael Phelps wears clothes other than a speedo?!

On Sunday, the famed swimmer and fiancée Nicole Johnson attended the MTV VMAs looking like a gold-medal couple!

While the Olympic champion kept it casual, the former Miss California USA looked statuesque in a sexy black gown and white shoes.

Although the athletic duo aren't creating new fashion trends with these outfits, they don't need to!

Phelps is a true American hero, and we are so glad he's in New York for the festivities!

[Image via Getty Images.]

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Hope Solo Responds To Suspension That's The Same Punishment Michael Phelps Got For DUI! Was Her Suspension Too Harsh?

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Unsportsmanlike conduct is bad, but there's no way it should be comparable to drunk driving.

Yet after Hope Solo called the Swedish soccer team "a bunch of cowards" last week, she was suspended the same amount of time as Michael Phelps was for his DUI!

Almost two weeks ago, the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's goalie delivered some trash talk after unexpectedly losing to Sweden in the Rio Olympics quarterfinal game, and U.S. Soccer swiftly suspended the athlete over comments that "counter to the organization's principles."

Related: Hope Booed By Rio Olympics Crowd Over Zika Tweets!

For her part, Solo said she was "saddened" by being suspended for six months over comments that were fueled by her love and passion for the game in an emotional official statement. She wrote:

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