U.S. Athlete Slams Ivanka At Olympics: 'Everybody Here Has Worked So Hard ... Except Ivanka'

When President Trump's daughter dropped in for the Olympic Games in South Korea, she wowed everyone — except for U.S. skier Gus Kenworthy.

The athlete, who before the Games started vowed he would not go to the White House if invited, was unhappy to see Ivanka Trump at the closing ceremony to the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

“So proud of all these people! Everybody here has worked so hard to make it to the Olympics and have the opportunity to walk in the closing ceremony!” he wrote on Twitter, posting a photo of the U.S. athletes at the closing ceremony. “Well… Everyone except Ivanka. Honestly, tf is she doing here??”

"TF" is short for the two last words in "WTF."

The skier, who is gay, clearly despises Trump and said he'd never go to the Trump White House. But here's the thing: Kenworthy doesn't need to worry about an invite: Invitations are for winners, and Kenworthy placed 12th in the slopestyle final.

Twitterers let him have it.

Other athletes — you know, the classy ones — put politics aside.

Nate Weber of the USA Bobsled National Team tweeted: "Here's another tweet for everyone that didn't like Ivanka Trump being absolutely wonderful to by children. Her and my daughters were like best friends today. It was a truly special experience for them. Thanks you."

Lauren Gibbs, brakeman for the USA National Women's Bobsled Team, tweeted: "It's important to remember that we don't have to agree on everything to get along, be civil to each other and enjoy each others company. It was a pleasure to meet you both!"

The U.S. didn't fare so well at the Games, but those who went out of their way to disrespect Trump crashed and burned.

Maddie Bowman, who said she wouldn't go to the White House, either, failed to win a gold medal — or a medal of any color — in the free-ski halfpipe. She won gold at the 2014 Olympics, but she fell on all three runs during the final on Tuesday in Pyeong Chang. In the end, she finished 11th.

Figure skater Adam Rippon, who also said he would never visit the White House, finished 10th in the free skate (by our math that's seven places out of a medal).

Then there's the most famous of the Trump-hating Olympians — Lindsey Vonn. Before the Olympics, she said she would be representing the "people of the United States, not the president." Asked if she would accept an invite to the White House to meet Trump if she were to win a gold medal , Vonn said "absolutely not."

"No. But I have to win to be invited," she added. Vonn came in sixth in the Super-G ski race — the gold medal was won by a snowboarder from the Czech Republic. A snowboarder!

So, fear not, Ken. You probably won't have to worry about turning down an invite to the White House.


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