Following a statement Monday morning that Evan Lysacek was dating gymnastics Olympian Nastia Liukin, a rep for the men's figure skating champ clarifies to Us Magazine.com: "He is single. They've gone to some events together, are hanging out and having fun." Will Evan follow in the footsteps of these athletes turned beloved celebs? "With young people who knows what 'dating' really is? "She's a gold medalist, too, so she gets how crazy the schedules can be." How well has Nastia transitioned from an athlete to a celeb? Prior to Liukin, Lycasek dated Tanith Belbin — a Canadian-American ice dancer who won a silver medal for the U. at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy — for three years.
" Lycasek, 24, tells Us that he first met Liukin "a couple years ago doing a skating and gymnastics show for NBC…She's been right by my side through this last year and really helped me with everything that's going on." Brush up on the love lives of these A-list athletes The newly-crowned champ (the first U. man to win a figure-skating gold medal in 22 years) adds that Liukin, 20, is "a great support support system for me." (Liukin triumped at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.) "With Nastia, there's no pressure," the rep says.
PHOTOS: Hollywood’s 15 Most Notorious Cougars “I’m his mentor, his true mentor,” she insisted to the creator of New York Fashion Week, who was conducting the interview. “I hope for his ongoing life after sports.” When Mallis attempted to delve further into the drama, Wang stopped her short. Oh, but there are more adorable Olympic couples out there. We highly encourage everyone in the Olympic Village at the moment to get together. snowboarders Shaun White and Lindsey Jacobellis together, just because their babies would have the cutest ginger ringlets.For example, Tanith Belbin would look so cute with skier Magnus Moan of Norway. Smiley American bobsledder Bree Schaaf would look good with Swedish Hockey dreamboat Loui Eriksson.News that they had pretty much closed the book on their marriage last year.
Vera Wang is finally addressing the reports that she left her husband for much younger Olympian Evan Lysacek!As far as I can tell, girls are crushing on Johnny Weir, who is even more unavailable than Lysacek.[NY Daily News] The good thing about athletes dating is that when and if they breed, their spawn will be ultra athletes, emerging from the womb doing cartwheels.The reports that Lysacek moved into Wang's Beverly Hills home last month. When the iconic designer and her husband of almost 23 years, Arthur Becker, confirmed earlier this month that they had separated, a source told E! A scan of their twitter pages reveals that the blonde gymnast has tweeted to Lysacek no less than seven times since the Vancouver Olympics began -- while the figure skater has mentioned her just once.