Now that the Olympics are over and figure skater Adam Rippon has nothing to show for it, he can focus on milking every last drop out of his 15 minutes stateside. After having some time to think it over, he’s decided that he’s finally ready to meet with Vice President Mike Pence:
Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon says he is now willing to meet with Vice President Mike Pence: “Now is the right time… He tweeted at me and he said I want you to know that I’m for you and I’m for all the Olympians, which I think that’s great, but I don’t believe it.” pic.twitter.com/CcEGLyZMjO
— CNN (@CNN) March 7, 2018
Of course Rippon doesn’t believe that Mike Pence can still root for and show respect to people with whom he disagrees. Rippon has no idea what it’s like to not be a petty little man.
— ask the NSA: I made Fetch happen. (@ImDudeLiberty) March 7, 2018
Has Pence actually at any time said or done anything to this guy? Beyond existing and having different opinions
— Sage Kronsell (@sleyheron) March 7, 2018
That pretty much nails it. Rippon is just starved for attention. Though to be fair, the media are only too happy to help feed the beast: