Ryan Lochte: Kim Kardashian is My Role Model!
He’s created quite a name for himself given his massive Olympic swimming success, and now Ryan Lochte is looking to parlay his fame into a career in the entertainment business.
The 28-year-old king of the pool told press he thinks Kim Kardashian has the right idea when it comes to becoming a household name.
Ryan explained, "Kim started from pretty much nothing, and now everyone everywhere knows who she is. That's what I want to do. I've seen what E! has done in the past with reality shows like hers. Today, she's huge."
Of the timing for his new E! show “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” Lochte noted, "When I walk down the street, people recognize me, and that never happened before. Now's my chance."
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