Ryan Lochte is still trying hard to keep himself on the radar, but a source over at ABC's The Bachelor thinks he's more than worn out his welcome and refutes the Olympic swimmer's claim that he turned both them and Dancing With the Stars down. Last week the swimmer turned cameo actor turned fashionista ruffled some feathers when he seemed to have forgotten that he had lobbied pretty hard to get onto both of the high rated reality shows.
Instead he stated at the E! Upfronts: “They asked me if I would [do The Bachelor] or Dancing with the Stars. And I was like, ‘Why don’t I just have my own reality TV show, and just put it all in there myself? Do it my own way.’”
Last September, our source over at The Bachelor had this to say about him. “ABC really wanted Ryan for The Bachelor knowing the ratings it could pull in, but after careful consideration, they felt that he might not be as interested in his housemates as our previous contestants. He should definitely do more shows like Project Runway since he seems more aimed at fashion style things. Dating shows might not be his bag.”