Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon share a kiss at GLAAD Media Awards

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Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon unexpectedly shared a kiss at last night’s GLAAD Media Awards, and the internet is going wild.

The Olympic athletes were delivering a joint speech when Gus surprised Adam by locking lips, which was met with a hilarious response from the figure skater.

We’re not jealous, you are.

Earlier this year, Gus was caught on camera kissing his boyfriend at the Winter Olympics, giving viewers a much-needed dose of LGBTQ representation at one of the world’s biggest sporting events. However, because people are bitter and pathetic, there was, of course, backlash.

In the April issue of Gay Times, the 26-year-old slammed the hate: “I didn’t know it was being filmed but some people were like ‘Why are you shoving it in our faces?’ We’re not doing that at all, we’re just existing. If a hockey player kissed his wife after a game there’d be no comments about it or it’d be ‘Such a cute moment’.

“But because we’re two guys, while a lot of people were saying ‘That was a cute moment’ or ‘that was an important important’. There were others going, ‘We don’t need to see that’.”

Gus’ friendship with fellow out athlete Adam Rippon also made headlines. Remember when they shared a kiss in defiance of Mike Pence – and the internet went wild?

The 26-year-old had nothing but praise for Adam in our issue: “He’s so funny and quick and witty and charming and he’s done so much for the community just by being himself. It was an honour to present the award to him and I think I’ve made a lifelong friend in Adam Rippon.”

You can purchase Gus’ cover for our April issue here.

It also features exclusive interviews with Ricky Martin, Keiynan Lonsdale, Jeremy Corbyn and Munroe Bergdorf.



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