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Olympian Adam Rippon Has A Message For His Haters — Plus He Explains How Figure Skaters Select Their Performance Music!

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We would follow Adam Rippon to the ends of the earth.

The standout figure skater won third in Friday's competition at the Olympics after delivering a set to Let Me Think About It, which immediately caused a conversation on Twitter!

Related: 5 Fast Facts About Adam Rippon!

After his performance, the 28-year-old laid on the ice for a celebratory moment, which he later described to reporters saying:

"It was a little chilly, but also everyone else in the competition's 18, so I just needed like one minute to like catch my breath. The rest of the kids, they'll be fine. But I just needed a second, and it was just great."

Ha. Overall though, he was "so happy with what I was able to do":

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Bristol Palin & Donald Trump Jr. Try But Fail To Come For Adam Rippon!

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Adam Rippon is skating away from jealous haters!

As we reported, the openly gay U.S. Olympian has gone on record to voice his distaste for Vice President Mike Pence given his long record of anti-gay legislation and reported support of gay conversion therapy (which Pence denies).

Related: Adam Rippon Used To Only Eat 'Three Pieces Of Bread' A Day

Though he stands by his comments, the 28-year-old doesn't want his feud to overshadow the Olympics itself. As reported by CNN, he told reporters at a press conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Tuesday:

"I don't want my Olympic experience being about Mike Pence."

That same day, Donald Trump Jr. caught wind of Rippon's comments and wrote the following nasty tweet:

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U.S. Figure Skater Adam Rippon Used To Only Eat 'Three Pieces Of Bread' A Day

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Adam Rippon is shedding light on a prevalent issue in figure skating: body image and extreme dieting.

In an interview with the New York Times published on Tuesday, the U.S. Olympian opens up about the pressure he and other athletes have faced to stay thin.

According to author Karen Crouse, in 2016, the now-28-year-old had a daily diet consisting of three slices of whole grain toast and three cups of coffee, each sweetened with six packs of Splenda.

Related: 5 Fast Facts About Adam Rippon!

The openly gay competitor remembers:

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12-Year-Old Adam Rippon Totally Schools A Reporter On Figure Skating! WATCH HERE!

As you all know by now, U.S. figure skater/Olympic medalist/LGBT icon/Reese Witherspoon fanatic Adam Rippon is pretty much the best person in the world.

In a resurfaced clip from 2002, a 12-year-old Rippon tries to teach local 28 WBRE weatherman Kirk Clyatt how to skate, but the reporter can't keep up!

WATCH (above)!

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U.S. Figure Skater Adam Rippon Is An Olympics Darling! Here Are 5 Fast Facts!

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A star is born!

On Monday, U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon spoke to Good Morning America‘s Amy Robach in PyeongChang, South Korea at the 2018 Winter Olympics where he totally stole the show!

Related: 2018 Winter Olympics Have Broken The Record For Most WHAT?!

After his charming interview, Michael Strahan gushed:

"That was one of the best interviews I've ever seen."

WATCH (below) to see why:

In case you aren't familiar with the athlete, here are five fast facts!

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U.S. Figure Skater Mirai Nagasu Makes History With Triple Axel Jump — See What Celebs & Former Olympians Are Saying About The Moment!

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So impressive!!

On Monday morning in South Korea, U.S. Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu made history as she became the very first American female to land a triple axel at the Winter Olympics.

Related: Stand Out Moments From The Olympics Opening Ceremony!

As the skating move is near impossible, several legends — including Meryl Davis, Kristi Yamaguchi, etc. — took to Twitter to sing Nagasu's praises. Be sure to ch-ch-check out the historic moment AND the reactions for yourself (below).

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Tonya Harding's Longtime Rep Reportedly Quits Over Ridiculous Demands!

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Michael Rosenberg is reportedly out!

Apparently, Tonya Harding's longtime representative quit this week after the two couldn't reach an agreement on what the press can and cannot ask the former figure skater.

Related: Tonya Tries To End Interview Early After Piers Morgan DRILLS Her!

According to a Facebook post reportedly from Rosenberg's page and shared via Olympic reporters Christine Brennan and Philip Hersh, Harding blocked journalists from "asking her anything ‘about the past' or they will be fined $25,000."

That's a bit difficult when, you know, you're famous because of things that happened over 20 years ago, and there's an Awards movie out about it…

Rosenberg wrote:

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