LeBron James, a member of the U.S. Olympic basketball team, invited Olympic swimmer Lauren Perdue to dinner at the Olympic Village dining hall – she tweeted “LeBron James just invited me to dinner…Um wuuuutttt?!?” Perdue rejected the invite, saying that she had a “curfew.”
The story took off on Twitter with both Olympians’ names trending and a spew of articles with all kinds of speculation about why Lauren REALLY turned Lebron down. Um, maybe because he’s engaged? Lauren says the invitation was definitely platonic, but she still didn’t want to take him up on it.
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