Ryan Lochte loves attention, but even he understands the difference between good publicity and bad publicity.
In the aftermath of Prince Harry’s embarrassing Las Vegas strip billiards incident, Lochte, the man who became pals with Harry just this week, offered his take on the most hilarious royal scandal in recent memory.
First, on his introduction to Prince Harry (via EW): “His people came over to my table and said, Hey, Prince Harry wants to meet you,’” Lochte says. “I was like, ‘Alright, yeah, let’s go meet him.’ So I went over there, met him. I was, like, fully clothed, so was he. He was like, ‘Hey, you want to do somethin’?’ I was like, ‘What?’ He was like, ‘You want to race me in the pool?’ I was like, ‘Alright, let’s go.’ I just took off my shirt, and we jumped in, and we just started racing.”
And on the now infamous naked billiards situation: “I’m kinda happy. I don’t need that.”
The that to which Lochte is referring to, is this: