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Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Lochte Has the Hots for Blake Lively

August 4, 2012 (6:17 pm) GMT
The swimmer admitted to talk show host Piers Morgan that he has a crush on the 'Gossip Girl' star although she has had boyfriend.

If Olympic gold medalist would get stranded in a desert island, he would like a "" to be around. The swimmer, whose popularity rises after winning the USA team five medals at the London Olympics, said he has the hots for .

Lochte sat down with CNN's for an interview which was aired on Friday, August 3. Morgan asked which famous woman he would take to spend time just the two of them. Lochte answered without hesitation, "Right now ...Blake Lively. Yeah, she's gorgeous."

Unfortunately for Lochte, Lively is dating actor . However, Morgan kept the swimmer on the positive side, saying "He can't do a front crawl like you."

During the interview, Lochte also opened up more about his personality. He explained why he got a jeweled mouthpiece which features an American flag design. "You know, it's I guess part of my personality, letting everyone know that I'm not taking, I mean, I am taking this seriously but there's so much more to life than just swimming. And that's what I want people to know that I'm having fun doing this," he said.

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