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Adam Rippon shares adorable throwback photos to his childhood

Adam Rippon shares adorable throwback photos to his childhood

Adam Rippon in bed

Retired Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon just shared the most adorable throwback photo to his childhood.

The 2018 Winter Olympic bronze medal winner took to Instagram to share the cute pic.

‘This is camp,’ he wrote in the caption — a reference to this year’s Met Gala theme.

 

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Actress Sophia Bush responded: ‘Here for it!’

While Today Show anchor Natalie Morales commented: ‘Adorable!! You owned it.’

He followed up this post with a photo of his mother on the day of his birth.

‘Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, [Kelly Rippon],’ he wrote. ‘This is us on my first day and she’s been the best mom I could have asked for. I love you.’

 

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Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness replied: ‘Omg you look alike honey!’

Adam Rippon on life after retirement

Adam Rippon announced his retirement from professional figure skating via an emotional letter in November last year.

The 29-year-old became a household name in the US for his defiant stance against Vice President Mike Pence during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

In an emotional letter posted on CBS’ Note to Self series, Rippon wrote to his younger self.

The figure skater told his younger self to be proud of his efforts.

‘You are going through a really tough time right now. You’ve just missed qualifying for the Olympic team for the second time in a row. You feel confused and you feel like a failure. It might not make sense right now, but this is truly one of the most important moments in your life,’ he wrote.

He now hosts his own YouTube channel, with regular celebrity guests.

Rippon exclusively told Gay Star News last month: ‘It’s so important to speak up, because I think we know by now this White House administration won’t say anything.’

He believes this applies to both domestic and international matters.

‘They won’t condemn white supremacy that’s here at home, of course they’re not going to focus on world LGBTQ issues,’ he continues about the Trump-Pence administration.

‘It’s up to us to spread the word, to speak up and be vocal. We need to make it clear to the people of Chechnya and Brunei that, “We hear you, we’re doing what we can to spread the word so action is taken”,’ he said.

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