NBC has recruited the 28-year-old figure skater as a correspondent for the rest of the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, reports USA TODAY.
He tongue-in-cheek described some of his skating as “witchcraft.”
It’s not currently clear how NBC will deploy its new star signing in its coverage, with spokesman Greg Hughes only stating that Rippon would work on its television, digital and social media offerings.
Will it look something like the video below?
Aliona becoming an Olympic champion makes me want to flip a table and throw a chair across the room. LOVE HER. SHES GOT GRIT AND SHE IS A BEAST. My heart is so full. https://t.co/uX2anrI466
— Adam Rippon (@Adaripp) February 15, 2018
However Rippon’s imminent analysis of the games pans out, he’ll be sure to have at least two celebrity viewers in pop star Britney Spears and Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon.
They are HUGE fans already: