As long as Lochte works as hard on during this coming season.
If he can't control his obvious immediate attraction upon just meeting the woman on live TV, what's he going to be like when they're alone in a rehearsal room and forced to get all handsy with each other for the sake of trying to win that mirrorball trophy?
"So, in the meantime, we're having a lot of fun getting to know each other and we do have great chemistry."And while the pair maintain they're just friends, they looked extra flirty during a night out at the Cowboy Palace Saloon in Chatsworth, California, on Tuesday, March 21, the day after the season premiere.
Dancing With the Stars airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m.
Despite their instant connection, the pair insist their relationship is merely platonic."I'm not [dating anyone]," the professional bull rider, 29, told Entertainment Tonight on Friday, March 24, adding that he is "100 percent" single and "full on" available.