Gay Olympic Skater Adam Rippon Says He Would Boycott Team USA White House Visit
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Gay Olympic Skater Adam Rippon Says He Would Boycott Team USA White House Visit

Taking his one-sided feud with the Trump administration to yet another level, gay Olympic skater Adam Rippon is now saying that he would refuse any invitations to visit the Trump White House.
Though, while saying he wouldn’t visit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the Olympic skater says that he would instead like to something to support his community.

“No, I have no desire to go to the White House,” Rippon told the Daily Mail. “But I would like to do something to help my community,” he added.

The skater insisted that he would do “something positive and not just stay at home” as part of his boycott.

Rippon the said, “I have a great story. I want people to get to know me.”

Rippon helped Team USA bring home a Bronze medal in this year’s Winter Olympics at PyeongChang, South Korea, but he has placed himself at the center of constant controversy over his feelings about the Trump administration.

As the games opened, Rippon was heard loudly attacking Vice President Mike Pence who headed the U.S. delegation to the games. The Olympian called the vice president into question based on Rippon’s false assumption that Pence supported anti-gay policies — particularly a policy called “gay conversion therapy” — when he was governor of Indiana.

Despite the VP’s conciliatory replies to Rippon and his assurances that he supports all U.S. Olympians equally, Rippon continued attacking Pence throughout his time in South Korea.

In another widely reported incident, Rippon teamed with fellow gay athlete Gus Kenworthy and began posting photos to social media with a pointed message to Pence reading, “eat your heart out, Pence.”

Rippon also very publicly refused to visit with Pence after the vice president’s staff reached out to arrange a private meeting.

Even after his repeated attacks, ubiquitous anti-Trump statements, and ongoing screeds, Rippon then complained that Pence and Trump were “distracting” the Olympics team from their sport.

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. MarshallCab

    February 13, 2018 at 3:03 pm

    SEND HIS ASS HOME!!

  2. Steve Ruble

    February 13, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    Who cares….Rippon is a Lib Tard….and, hates Trump…unfortunately, he too, will benefit from the Tax reduction that DJT has enacted….but, obviously he has every right to his opinion and to express it as he has done…and, now those of us who did not know him nor his sexual preference….really do not care whether he goes to the White House or not…all Trump haters like Rippon should refuse to accept the reduction of their income tax….!

  3. Sal belardo

    February 13, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    Fortunately all Americans will benefit from Making America Great! The Trump haters IRAs and 401Ks will go up and their stocks! The haters have to ask themselves why they hate President Trump. He never raised your taxes. He never tried to make America a Socialist country! He never went around the world apologizing for America! So in reality why do you hate Donald Trump President of the USA?

  4. Linda Lewis

    February 13, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    WHY do these people think we, the normal citizens of the USA,Give a rat’s behind if he shows his whiny baby face at the White House?

  5. paulette

    February 13, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    LIKE I GIVE A RATS ARSE,STAY HOME WINNEY BABY

  6. Cal

    February 14, 2018 at 3:28 am

    I hope gay celebrities keep acting like this because I think it only hurts their cause.

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