Celebrities, Athletes React to Adam Rippon's Free Program

Team USA at the Olympics Adam Rippon puts on a show as Mikaela Shiffrin disappoints

Sally Field wants her son to date an Olympian.

According to a tweet from her youngest son, 30-year-old Sam Greisman, the actress is trying to set him up with everyone's new crush, figure skater Adam Rippon from the USA men's figure skating team.

"Just some really helpful advice from my mom on how to deal with my Olympic crush", Greisman joked. The tea is that my dream celebrity couple is now officially Sam Greisman and Adam Rippon, and if Field is as dedicated a mother as I think she is, she'll make it happen!

But social media love is still secondary to the skating, and skating is the activity that gave Rippon a reason to smile and to feel proud.

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Rippon and freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy are the first openly gay men to compete in the Winter Olympics.

"I don't want my Olympic experience being about Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSpace exploration is good for American jobs Trump approves Indiana Medicaid work requirements Democrat Manchin: Pence attacks prove "they don't want bipartisanship" in Trump admin MORE", he said, according to CNN.

Field responded this week saying, "You're fantastic @Adaripp". Both athletes have been critical of Vice President Mike Pence's poor record on LGBTQ rights. "And all the young boys and girls you're inspiring". And Fields' son, Sam Griesam, also took note of Rippon's talent and charm.


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