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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Plots Move to L.A., Wants to Be the 'Bachelor' or a 'Dancing' Star

Ryan Lochte in L.A. in 2011 (Phil Stafford /
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When athletes win the "big game" they usually say the first thing they're going to do is go to Disneyland. (Or Disney World, but we're biased.) But these days a lot of Olympic athletes are telling reporters their next move is to Los Angeles, and they plan to make it big in acting or reality television. Hey, we all have dreams.

Count among the stars of London 2012 with stars in their eyes the eye-catching swimmer Ryan Lochte, who said he's planning to move to Los Angeles not only start a fashion line, but to hopefully take part in some popular reality shows, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Specifically, the grill-errific Lochte is making doe eyes at the casting directors of two big ABC shows, "The Bachelor" and "Dancing With the Stars."

While THR says "The Bachelor" folks haven't commented on a possible season devoted to finding the one-night-stand man a lady love, they have previously reported that Lochte already has a table full of TV offers.

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Though Lochte has been enjoying poking fun at himself for revealing he pees in the pool, it remains to be seen if he does go on The Bachelor if his prospective life mates would find that objectionable.

Here's Lochte's acting debut:

The Olympic Ticket Scalper with Sir Patrick Stewart, Ryan Lochte, Simon Pegg & Maisie Williams from Patrick Stewart