Ryan Lochte opens his mouth

<b>What we were expecting:</b> A new Olympic hero to take up the mantle of Michael Phelps
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<b>What we got instead:</b> "Jeah." Lochte was the subject of a million drooling tweets and Tumblr posts before the London Olympics, but under the intense spotlight of the games he revealed himself to be ... kind of a tool. Between his goofy catchphrase, his <a href="http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2012/07/2012-summer-olympics-ryan-lochte-shows-off-red-white-and-blue-grill-nearly-loses-his-medal.html"><b>red, white and blue grill</b></a> and his <a href="http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2012/08/olympics-2012-ryan-lochtes-mom-says-he-prefers-one-night-stands-to-relationships.html"><b>mom-endorsed love of one-night stands</b></a>, he became, as Jezebel famously put it, "America's sexiest douchebag." 
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<i>-- <a href="http://twitter.com/Zap2itRick">Rick Porter</a>, <a href="http://www.zap2it.com">Zap2it</a></i>
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( Getty Images / December 6, 2012 )

What we were expecting: A new Olympic hero to take up the mantle of Michael Phelps

What we got instead: "Jeah." Lochte was the subject of a million drooling tweets and Tumblr posts before the London Olympics, but under the intense spotlight of the games he revealed himself to be ... kind of a tool. Between his goofy catchphrase, his red, white and blue grill and his mom-endorsed love of one-night stands, he became, as Jezebel famously put it, "America's sexiest douchebag."

-- Rick Porter, Zap2it

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