Shamed Lochte goes danc­ing

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UN­DER-FIRE U.S. swim­mer Ryan Lochte has tried to draw a line un­der his an­tics at the Rio Olympics by con­firm­ing he will be one of the con­tes­tants on re­al­ity show

In a TV in­ter­view Lochte re­fused to say whether he will re­turn to Brazil to face a charge of fil­ing a false po­lice re­port over a fill­ing sta­tion en­counter dur­ing the Olympics.

He said his le­gal team is deal­ing with the sit­u­a­tion, adding: “We’re just try­ing to get this over with.”

Lochte ad­mits he lied about hav­ing a gun held to his head at a Rio de Janeiro garage, where he and three other U.S. swim­mers had stopped to use a toi­let.

Lochte said he has of­fered to re­im­burse fel­low swim­mer James Feigen for an £8,000 fine Feigen paid to re­solve le­gal is­sues at the time and be able to leave Brazil.

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