Ryan Lochte to join Dancing With the Stars amidst Rio scandal

2016-08-25 15:50

Cape Town – Disgraced Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has landed a new gig.

According to People.com he will join the celebrities competing in season 23 of Dancing with the Stars.

While ABC has yet to announce the cast an insider has revealed that Lochte has always wanted to be on the show and is a fore runner. 

This news comes after he was embroiled in a controversy in which he fabricated details of a robbery in Rio during the Olympic Games. (Read more here).

Since the scandal hit Lochte has lost all his major sponsors including: Speedo and Ralph Lauren. 

In an interview with Matt Lauer on NBC, Lochte discussed the events following the incident. 

Watch it here:

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