Adam Rippon Addresses Those Johnny Weir Jealousy Rumors

On Tuesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live, a caller asked the bronze medalist if he thought those jealousy rumors were true

By Elyse Dupre Mar 07, 2018 2:10 PMTags

Are there icy feelings between Adam Rippon and Johnny Weir? The bronze medalist addressed the rumors on Tuesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen

Back in February, Page Six claimed the figure skating commentator was jealous of Rippon for all the attention he was getting at the Winter Games. During Rippon's guest appearance on Watch What Happens Live, a caller asked him if he thought the reports were true.

"Um, maybe," Rippon said, clenching his teeth. "I think maybe. But you know what? I'm not coming for his job. I'm not coming for his gig." 

In fact, Rippon said the two Olympians had very little contact in Pyeongchang.

"We didn't really have any interactions," he added. "Like, we've always reached out to each other, and I've always, liked, thanked him because I kind of feel like, he kind of, like, helped make my way a little bit easier."

Both athletes are openly gay.

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Thankfully, former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Brandi Glanville was also there to make sense of the situation. 

"But it's like when there's a new Housewife, everyone gets a little jealous," she said. That's all it is."

Even though Rippon said he isn't out for Weir's commentator job, host Andy Cohen asked him if he'd ever want to be a sports announcer in the future.

"No, I want to do something else," Rippon said. When asked what exactly that something else would be, he said, "I don't know. I really love being here and drinking."

Watch the video to see Rippon address the jealousy rumors.

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