Ryan Lochte is still in hot water.
The disgraced Olympian — who fabricated his account about being robbed in Rio — was lampooned by Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show” Monday night.
Colbert edited himself into Lochte’s interview’s with Matt Lauer that originally aired Saturday, in which the swimmer admitted he “over-exaggerated” the part of his story where a gun was cocked and placed to his forehead. In typical “Late Show” fashion, Lochte’s responses — one in particular — were used as comedic fodder.
Watch the “interview” below:
Lochte continues to face fallout from his actions in Rio de Janeiro.
Four sponsors — Speedo, Ralph Lauren, Airweave and Syneron-Candela (the maker of Gentle Hair Removal where Lochte served as a spokesperson) — dropped the swimmer on Monday. Speedo tweeted that it would donate a portion of Lochte’s $50,000 fee to Save The Children.
Before Ralph Lauren dropped its sponsorship, its social media accounts were filled with comments like, “your brand is only as good as the company you keep,” “Ryan Lochte is the furthest thing from what the Olympics stands for” and threats of boycotts.
For his part, Lochte has not said he lied. “I’m taking full responsibility for it,” he told Lauer in the televised interview. “I over-exaggerated that story. If I’d never done that, we wouldn’t be in this mess. … It was my immature behavior.”
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