Olympic gold medalist has hots for Blake Lively

Updated: Aug 05, 2012, 15:17 PM IST

Los Angeles: Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte has a crush on ‘Gossip Girl’ star Blake Lively.

The swimmer, whose popularity rose after winning the USA team five medals at the London Olympics, said in a recent interview if he gets stranded in a desert island, he would like Lively to be around, reported Aceshowbiz.

"Like to go around with Blake Lively. Yeah, she`s gorgeous," he said.
Lively is currently dating actor Ryan Reynolds.

Lochte also opened up more about his personality. He explained why he got a jeweled mouthpiece which features an American flag design.
"You know, it`s I guess part of my personality, letting everyone know that I`m not taking, I mean, I am taking this seriously but there`s so much more to life than just swimming. And that`s what I want people to know that I`m having fun doing this," he said.