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Lochte mum on returning to Brazil, will compete on 'DWTS'

August 30, 2016 09:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP) - Ryan Lochte isn't saying whether he'll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over a gas station encounter during the Olympics.

Lochte tells ABC's "Good Morning America" his legal team is dealing with the situation, adding "we're just trying to get this over with."

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Despite his current woes, Lochte was named Tuesday as one of the contestants on the upcoming edition of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

Lochte admits he lied about having a gun held to his head at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, where he and three other American swimmers had stopped to use a restroom. Lochte says he has offered to reimburse fellow swimmer James Feigen for a nearly $11,000 fine Feigen paid to resolve legal issues and leave the country.

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