It's not because he's easy on the eye - though that helps.
Nor is it because he's a gun in the pool, with a current medal count of two golds, two silvers and a bronze.
It might have SOMETHING to do with his mother making awkward statements about him having one night stands, and his ability to produce just one facial expression.
But the main reason Ryan Lochte takes Gold as the "Most Entertaining Athlete in the Village" is best summed up in this YouTube clip I came across this morning. Buzzfeed, thank you. Derek Zoolander will have to settle for Silver.Related Links:
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