Ryan Lochte Plans to Make an Honest Woman of Girlfriend Kayla Rae Reid

ryan lochteRyan Lochte is getting engaged.

The American swimmer — who made worldwide headlines when he drunkenly vandalized a gas station in Rio during the Olympics and tried to claim that he was robbed — announced plans to marry his girlfriend, former Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid.

Lochte shared a photo of the couple on Instagram in which Reid is seen wearing an engagement ring.

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The couple, according to an account in USA Today, met in January at a nightclub in Los Angeles.

In an interview with USA Today, the embattled swimmer said that Reid’s support during the Olympics controversy was the moment that he realized that she was, as he put it, “the one.”

“From the very first time I met her, everything has like clicked,” Lochte said. “That’s why I know I can propose to her because everything that’s happened and she’s been keeping me so positive.”

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