Bask in Reese Witherspoon's Mutual Love Fest With Olympic Champs Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu

When a Olympics hurl around, each American is a fan of Team USA, yet not everybody can contend their favorite Olympians are as spooky with them. But of course, not everybody is Reese Witherspoon.

Olympic figure skaters (and this year’s Team USA darlings) Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu have both voiced their devotion for Witherspoon while competing during a Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and she has announced her adore for them as well.

“There are so many emotions when we step on a ice. we wish to paint my nation to a best of my abilities,” Rippon told NBC after his Sunday night giveaway skate. “I wish to make Reese Witherspoon proud.”

Last week, Witherspoon pronounced Rippon was her No. 1 reason to watch a Olympics and that sparked his thought for a film that concerned him failing when reading that tweet.

On Sunday night, a singer tweeted during Nagasu after she became a initial American lady to land a triple axel during a Olympics. That’s when a figure skating black pronounced she wished Witherspoon was her mom. Yeah, this thing has gotten intense. But in an darling way.

See their full online love-fest below.

9 Olympics Opening Ceremonies Ranked: From Beijing Drummers to That Shirtless Tongan (Photos)


  • Olympics Opening Ceremonies

    The broadcasters of a Olympics opening ceremonies in this century tend to polish superb about a sovereignty and togetherness of these events. The uncover is a glitzy, mostly over-produced pageant. But infrequently those broadcasters aren’t exaggerating during all, and a best of a best opening ceremonies are a overwhelming showcase of inhabitant enlightenment and pride. This year’s Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are splendid and early during 6 a.m. ET. And they’d improved be as good as some of these ones, ranked by TheWrap from good to best.

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  • Sochi 2014 Olympics Opening Ceremony

    9. 2014 – Sochi

    Russia’s take on a opening rite was superb and graceful, if somewhat underwhelming. A small lady floats by a track chasing a kite and a ballet of “Swan Lake” gives approach to a Olympic pitch of a Dove of Peace. There was a technical blunder during one point: Five snowflakes were meant to grow into a Olympic Rings, yet usually 4 expanded.

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  • Vancouver 2010 Olympics Opening Ceremony

    8. 2010 – Vancouver

    Vancouver’s opening rite was ideally Canadian and tasteful, transforming a theatre into a large sea of enormous ice caps and seemly whales. It also featured a opening from a fiddler and K.D. Lang singing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” that got a assembly swooning, if not with their jaws on a floor.

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  • 2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony London

    7. 2012 – London

    Director Danny Boyle played adult Britain’s star energy for a London Games opening ceremony, entertainment an elaborate uncover of sorts in that Kenneth Branagh admitted a birth of a new British village. From there, a common pastures of immature gave approach to a industrial array and a garland of Oliver Twist orphans in beds parading around theatre underneath a hulk puppet Lord Voldemort that looked like something out of Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.” Mr. Bean showed adult during one point, too. Weirdest of all, though, was a filmed blueprint in that James Bond, played by Daniel Craig, escorted a Queen (yes, a genuine Elizabeth) to a rite and followed her as she leaped out of a helicopter. (Clearly a helicopter attempt was achieved by a attempt person.) 

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  • Torino 2006 Olympics Opening Ceremony Luciano Pavarotti

    6. 2006 – Torino

    Only Italy could go from an loyalty to a Renaissance and Dante to a red Ferrari convene automobile extravagantly spinning out on stage. So yeah, this was kind of a mess. But this opening rite earns points for featuring a final open opening from a effort Luciano Pavarotti, who sang a aria “Nessun Dorma” distinctively not prolonged before his death.

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  • 2002 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Salt Lake City

    5. 2002 – Salt Lake City

    This was a some-more deplorable opening rite than usual, as it took place in America only months after a 9/11 attacks. An American dwindle flown during a World Trade Center was salvaged from Ground Zero and carried by a track during a impulse of silence. John Williams stoical song for a occasion, dancers achieved on ice skates core stage, and LeAnn Rimes sang “Light a Fire Within.” 

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  • Cathy Freeman 2000 Olympics

    4. 2000 – Sydney

    Australia kicked off a new millennium right with their considerable opening ceremony. A massive, elaborate theatre with rising arms and changeable platforms called “A New Era and Eternity” was a superstar of a evening. But a genuine uncover capsule was a bizarre, levitating UFO of a theatre that took moody after Australian competitor Cathy Freeman used a flame to light a ring of glow in a cauldron filled with water, that afterwards poured out in a stately waterfall. 

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  • Opening Ceremony Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    3. 2016 – Rio de Janiero

    Directed by Fernando Meirelles (“City of God”), a 2016 Opening Ceremony operated on a reduce bill yet dazzled with an acrobatic light uncover that charted a story of Brazil and a changing landscape of a country’s rainforests. It used parkour and a touching lapse for Gisele Bündchen to a catwalk to make a defence for a universe to residence meridian change. But mostly everybody remembers it for that shirtless, oiled adult Tongan dwindle bearer.

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  • Athens 2004 Olympics Opening Ceremony

    2. 2004 – Athens

    The Athens opening rite in 2004 was ancestral for dual reasons: It was a lapse to a birth place of a Olympics and a ancient tradition. But some-more importantly for a viewers during home, it was a initial array of games promote in HD. So yeah, if we were propitious adequate to watch it in primitive high clarification before anyone else, it looked flattering majestic. This opening rite also set a theatre for destiny broadcasts, with a luminous, shimmering track building and modernized lighting record that destiny ceremonies have attempted to obey ever since. 

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  • Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony 2008

    1. 2008 – Beijing

    Nothing will tip this grand arrangement of a nation dogmatic a place in a world. Zhang Yimou orderly accurately 2008 unpaid drummers pulsation on educational displays in what must’ve been a years-long, prudent work of art. The initial countdown was a miraculous technical arrangement — yet a genuine spellbinding steer was once they incited a lights on, display viewers a range of a ideally uniform faces and bodies that seemed to consolidate an whole populace. And that was only a initial 10 minutes!

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TheWrap rates a best of a 21st century

The broadcasters of a Olympics opening ceremonies in this century tend to polish superb about a sovereignty and togetherness of these events. The uncover is a glitzy, mostly over-produced pageant. But infrequently those broadcasters aren’t exaggerating during all, and a best of a best opening ceremonies are a overwhelming showcase of inhabitant enlightenment and pride. This year’s Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are splendid and early during 6 a.m. ET. And they’d improved be as good as some of these ones, ranked by TheWrap from good to best.

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