Bronze medal figure skater Adam Rippon has said he will shun a trip to the White House.
Adam Rippon is skating away from jealous haters!
That wasn't Rippon's only amusing quote.
Mirai made history when she became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics, and Adam is not holding back about their journey.
Speaking at a press conference, Rippon told journalists, "Nobody loves me as much as I love me; so I guess I'll just be my own Valentine tomorrow". I think it's so important that I use this platform to my advantage.More news: Search for missing 4-year-old underway in SC
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A spokesman for the vice president, however, emphasized on multiple occasions that Pence did not support "gay conversion therapy". During an interview with NBC's Mike Tirico after his performance, Rippon offered some hilarious quotes.
"So I was like, 'All right, you pick what it is and I'll get whatever you want.' And for a while, we were joking that we were gonna get the Abercrombie moose, and I was like, whatever, I don't care", he said with an eyeroll. "It's the same now as it was in my day, and I think it's all figure skaters", former champion skater Brian Boitano told the Times.
Pence is leading the US delegation in South Korea, and Rippon (the figure skater) has gone on record as saying that the VP "doesn't stand for anything that I really believe in". "But more than that, my mom has always taught me to stand up for what I believe in, and that has given my skating a greater goal", Rippon said. I'm different. On some level we all feel different, and when we are embraced for who we are, it's awesome. As soon as I was able to let go of those doubts, that's when I was really able to find my voice. I think that me using my voice has given my skating a greater objective of more than just something that I enjoy to do. Rippon tried to shift the focus back to the Olympians.
"It's the same now as it was in my day, and I think it's all figure skaters", Boitano said. "I want it to be about my wonderful skating and being America's sweetheart".