Adam Rippon Says It Was Nice To See Tonya Harding Have A Moment On ‘DWTS’


Adam Rippon is unquestionably a little bit Crew Tonya!

The Olympic determine skater opened as much as Entry Stay’s Natalie Morales and Equipment Hoover about his huge debut on “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday and stated he felt like embattled determine skater Tonya Harding was actually having an emotional evening. 

“I had by no means met Tonya earlier than, however I noticed ‘I, Tonya’ and beloved the film. Final evening she was tremendous emotional and carried out actually properly with Sasha yesterday – so it was good to see someone have a second,” Adam dished. 

The 28-year-old determine skating phenom additionally stated he thinks the remainder of the skating neighborhood actually needs to maneuver on from the 1994 incident that made worldwide headlines. “I feel everyone was genuinely completely happy for her,” Adam stated. “How may you not be completely happy for a lady who will get spun on her butt?”

He additionally had a significant second on “DWTS” with the judges heaping reward on his attractive efficiency with professional accomplice, Jenna Johnson. Adam additionally had constructive issues to say about his good buddy Mirai’s opening quantity together with her attractive salsa. 

WATCH: ‘DWTS’: Mirai Nagasu Talks Tonya Harding – ‘She Killed It Out There On The Stage!’

“Actually, to look at considered one of your pals go on the market, it’s actually onerous. It’s nearly extra such as you get extra nervous than when you might have to exit your self. I felt like a ‘Dance Mother’ -like Abby Lee Miller.”

However do not assume for one second that despite the fact that Adam has a tender spot for Tonya and Mirai, he does not have his eye on the mirrorball prize. 

Adam confirmed that he is undoubtedly going to be going for the massive win!

And the way will he do it? Simply by being himself after all! Adam, who has been working as a  GLAAD ambassador, stated he feels extra snug than ever sharing his persona with the world. 

For extra data on the GLAAD ambassador program, take heed to Adam’s interview above! Plus, Adam is presently elevating funds by way of a web-based marketing campaign,

to help the GLAAD Campus Ambassadors program.



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