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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Dives Into Hollywood

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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Dives Into Hollywood

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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Dives Into Hollywood

Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Dives Into Hollywood

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Actor Will Ferrell wants to make a video with Ryan Lochte, who's also fielding reality TV offers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In London, the Olympic medal winner said he'd like to win a mirrored-ball trophy — the grand prize for Dancing With the Stars.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte hopes his Olympic gold will take him to Tinsel Town. Already he's diving headfirst into Hollywood. The Hollywood Reporter says Will Ferrell wants to make a video with Lochte, who's also fielding reality TV offers. In London, the swimmer said he'd like to add to his medals a mirrored-ball trophy - that would be the grand prize for "Dancing with the Stars." And that's something his teammate Michael Phelps is also considering. It's MORNING EDITION.

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