Figure skater Adam Rippon may have helped the U.S. earn a bronze medal in the figure skating team competition – but social media thinks his rear deserves a gold.
While the 28-year-old is making America proud with his medal-winning performance at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Twitter continued to speculate if the Olympian uses butt pads to enhance his assets.
Adam set the record straight himself in a tweet on Dec. 9.
“There’s been a lot questions to whether I compete with butt pads on and I’d like to set the record straight and let it be known that no, it’s just my real butt. Thank you for your interest, comments, and concern. Love you,” he wrote.
Though his post should have put the butt pad rumors behind him, Adam joined Access Live ahead of the Winter Games to debunk them once more.
“It is all natural, yes,” the figure skater told
Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover. “One time someone said, ‘Oh you skated so
well but were the butt pads necessary?’ And I was like, hmm, alright, I’ll let
it slide. And then someone tried to defend me and they were like, ‘Well, they’re
probably there for safety!’ and I was like oh boy. We need to clarify
His derriere became a topic of discussion after Adam’s
incredible performance at the Winter Olympics team figure skating event on
Adam Rippon has the most incredible butt I have ever seen 👀🍑
— Katie (@WizzKhaleesi) February 12, 2018
The openly-gay Olympian is also winning over Hollywood. Celebs like Reese Witherspoon and Andy Cohen continue to gush over Adam – and the love is mutual!
Adam has several taglines already!! https://t.co/QJagMr5mhk
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) February 12, 2018
— Colton Haynes (@ColtonLHaynes) February 11, 2018
— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) February 9, 2018
WHEN YOURE RIGHT, YOURE RIGHT, @RWitherspoon ❤️❤️❤️ Also!! Quick movie idea for you: You (played by you) tweet me in the middle of the night at the Olympics and I (played by me) die immediately. Thoughts? https://t.co/2p9b11QxEl
— Adam Rippon (@Adaripp) February 8, 2018
From his tush to his triple lutz – America’s love for Adam is golden.
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