15 signs that warned us Ryan Lochte was an uber douche

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Tom Fordy

US swimmer Ryan Lochte might have just caused the biggest controversy in Olympic history. After telling the Olympic Committee, the world media and even his dear old mum that he'd been robbed at gun point, it turns out he might have been telling porky pies all along.

But shouldn't we have known the 12-time medal winner-cum-reality star-cum abysmal fashion icon was a bit of a douchebag all along? Here's the evidence.

He bought a 'hoverboard'


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He owns shoes with his name written on the soles

And these absolute monstosities

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Gnarly swimming bro selfies

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Taking the smuggest holiday snap of all time (plus, the hat)

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Sullying the good name of the Olympics with dreadful reality show “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?”

And did we say he was bad at interviews?

Like, really bad?

Being a bit too happy about the Euro pop Bond villain look

Going full on Cristiano Ronaldo in tiny white pants

Boasting about how he can eat 6000 calories a day while the rest of us agonise over the week’s fifth sausage and egg McMuffin

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Trying to have his own Rocky IV training montage

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Showing off about his flash motor

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This flashy grill (which he was banned from wearing on the Rio podium)

He's one of those adult colouring book types

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Tom Fordy

Tom Fordy is a London-based writer. He is former men's magazine editor and is now works as a lifestyle and entertainment journalist and opinionated beard for hire. His interests include the great literary works of the 20th century, New Wave European cinema and the career of Hulk Hogan. Follow Tom on Twitter: @TheTomFordy

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