Lochte originally told NBC’s Billy Bush a robber had pulled them over as they rode in a taxi early in the morning, and put a gun to his head.
He drastically changed that account in a later interview with Matt Lauer, explaining he’s “over-exaggerated” and was “intoxicated” at the time.
The 12-time Olympic medalist will be summoned to Rio, CNN said, citing Tourist Support Special Precinct officials.
If convicted, Lochte could face one to six months in jail – or the judge could slap him with a hefty fine, CNN said, noting there would be no negotiations in that case – unlike the scene at the gas station during the Rio Olympics, in which Rio authorities say the gas station security guard who pulled a gun on Lochte and the other Olympians was merely negotiating payment for their having pissed in the bushes and torn down a poster.
At 15 he began working at a local Russian restaurant, dancing as entertainment.
'Dancing With the Stars' is cha cha-ing along in its 24th season this spring, with big names like Olympic gold-medalist Simone Biles.
I'm going to take this time to dive into producing and acting, while fulfilling my sponsorship obligations." PHOTOS: Inside DWTS rehearsals "A big thank you to all of my fans for your never-ending support," he added.
"I also want to thank the entire cast and production of ." Asked about Chmerkovskiy and the other missing pros, a rep for the show told The Hollywood Reporter: "We frequently rotate the professional dancers, so it is not unusual for them to rest a cycle.
You have people like Peta and Val, who kind of became faces of the show, and let’s see what happens.
I hope the show stays for another 10 years, and we'll come celebrate it when we're a lot older." "We're cool," he says about their current status. I guess things happen differently when you're older and time's passed and things have happened.
Also returning are Season 22 pros Witney Carson, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Lindsay Arnold and Sasha Farber Julianne Hough, a former pro dancer on the show, is expected to be joined at the judge’s table by Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Len Goodman, who judged with Hough the past two iterations of the ballroom dance competition series.
storyline got 20% more interesting yesterday with word that Rio authorities have charged Lochte with falsely reporting a crime.
After winning the trophy the 27-year-old took to Twitter and said: 'Thank you all for the incredible support.... @Maksim C and I have been so fortunate to share this journey w/ you!