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Adam Rippon Turns Down NBC's Olympics Correspondent Offer - Find Out Why!

Adam Rippon Turns Down NBC's Olympics Correspondent Offer - Find Out Why!

Adam Rippon is turning down NBC’s offer to become an Olympics correspondent!

The 28-year-old ice skater and breakout star of the Olympics revealed his decision on Sunday night (February 18) on Twitter.

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“I am flattered that NBC wanted me to work as a correspondent for them here in PyeongChang. Doing this would require me to leave Team USA and move out of the Olympic Village. I don’t want to do that so I had to declined the opportunity,” he revealed.

“I love being on Team USA and representing our country. My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I NEED to be there for them. I look forward to being with them, and I’m very excited for the rest of the competition. Go Team USA!!!”

“I actually found everything out about the offer via twitter HAHA 😂😂 2018 is wild girl,” he added.

See the tweets below!

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Posted to: 2018 Winter Olympics, Adam Rippon

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  • soyeahsowhat

    NBC changed their mind and this is his statement to not look foolish. it wasn’t his decision.

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