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Ryan Lochte Ambushed on 'DWTS': Protesters Storm Stage in New Footage - Watch

Ryan Lochte Ambushed on 'DWTS': Protesters Storm Stage in New Footage - Watch

Ryan Lochte was the subject of an attack on stage last night (September 12) during the live premiere of Dancing with the Stars, and now there’s new video footage of the incident.

Host Tom Bergeron explained that the protesters, who stormed the stage to send a message to Ryan, were screened as normal audience members. They were dressed in t-shirts that read “No Lochte.” The attack was aimed at Ryan, who had been involved in lots of legal drama for his part in the Rio robbery lie.

“Two individuals stormed the dance floor tonight and were immediately subdued and escorted out of the building,” producers told THR. “The matter is now being handled by the authorities.”

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  • Faith + 1

    This is so dumb.

    “Let’s go to DWTS, wear a stupid t-shirt and protest Ryan Lochte.”

    Get a life/hobby/job.

  • xyz

    Staged BS

  • Lil Annie

    Lochte wasn’t attacked, such sensationalism. He’s trying to rehabilitate his image, after ditching his teammates. He’s yet to make amends for his lies in Rio. He made a fool of himself and left his team out to dry.
    He needs to “man-up”, return to Rio, and face the consequences of his lies.
    Of course DWTS loves the publicity. After all, they redefined “stars” when they invited non-abstinence spokesman Bristol to be on the show.

  • MyEyesHurt

    So staged, just for ratings so some idiots will watch that lame show of C-list celebrities.

  • Michelle Eve

    No audio :(

  • SquidBillie

    Oh please, the Brazilian security lied, too, not to mention not one judge extorting money for some mysterious “charity,” but a SECOND judge trying the same thing for far more money, which is typical for that corrupt 3rd world country. Get over it, he’s more than paid for it.

  • HG

    Does anyone think that the security guard went a little overboard with tackling the guy? I mean, I’m not defending the protester, but he was several feet away from Ryan and was just yelling. The guard should’ve just moved him off the stage like the second guy.

  • NeedleDikk

    Absolutely. They got that idea from the producers of the Bachelor / ette franchise. Anything to create some drama.

  • NeedleDikk

    Pi$$ on him. He deserves what he gets.