Channeling the Iconic Alexis Rose, Olivia Dunne Drops a Pre-Travel Truth-Bomb

Published 09/09/2023, 10:27 AM EDT

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Soon after gaining prominence in the gymnastics world, Olivia Dunne succumbed to the fame game. In the journey to become a seasoned gymnast, the homeschooled girl secured an LSU admission. Dunne finished her regular season meets with near-perfect scores garnering much attention. With the NCAA introducing NIL deals, she hit the headlines, boosting her online presence via social media platforms. A series of unfavorable repercussions trapped the 20-year-old since her newfound stardom.

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Dunne took her time to get over the hysteria, went on vacation, and then came back to LSU as the boss woman. With a bounty full of profits this year besides cross-sports venturing, she evaluated her future gymnastics prospects. Making the most of her last days at LSU, Dunne released a parody of a dialogue from the popular sitcom.

Olivia Dunne caught in her Schitt’s Creek moment

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The LSU Tigers’ star gymnast is enjoying her senior year so far, as witnessed by her updates on social media. Actively engaging with her fans on TikTok the gymnast first announced her return with a locker room video. She followed this up with a flawless training routine on Instagram. With each leading for her to show her prowess over the apparatus, Dunne took a break and uploaded a TikTok video of herself. She recreated the Alexis Rose moment with the caption, “Can I come watch you practice?”

 

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The gymnast sat on a rolling chair as she lip-synced and then answering the question, “I am gonna actually have to  bring you down to earth for a sec, there’s no way you’re going to get for that show.” That wasn’t it, Truly soaked in the character, she finished the dialogue with her swift spin saying, “But I love your enthusiasm.” The six-second clip was posted yesterday and has over 67K likes already. Dunne pokes fun at her followers, who were rather rowdy toward her earlier this year.

During the Tigers’ season opener against the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, obnoxious fans gathered to see Dunne.  The crowd chanted, “We want Livvy!” and “Give us Livvy, please.” On that day, the TikTok influencer was not in attendance at the LSU event due to an injury. Later, LSU had to increase security surrounding its gymnastics competitions, since the gymnasts felt unsafe around the uproar. With millions of followers on her socials, Dunne seems to be at peace with things now, focusing on what life offers next.

Where is Olivia Dunne currently headed?

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After entering the LSU gymnastics center, and making some quirky practice banter videos with fellow teammates, Dunne is back in form. The 2023 Sports Illustrated swimsuit model was spotted practicing her dismounts at the premises after having her gymnastics skills questioned off-season. Currently, the LSU Tigers have made their trips to Gulf Shores to play in beach volleyball competitions and Dunne’s Snapchat updates confirm her presence with the team.

The slideshow of fun times showed her schedule from LSU grounds, boarding the bus with teammates and signing off in hostel beds. Only to have a little girl time before they wrapped the day. After the season with LSU ends, the highest-paid female athlete in college athletics will embark on other endeavors.

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What do you make of Dunne’s emulation of the popular dialogue from Schitt’s Creek? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Written by:

Divya Purohit

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Divya Purohit is a sports writer at EssentiallySports specializing her coverage in American sporting events. She recently found US Sports writing to be a niche that she enjoys and began following sports. Divya enjoys researching and creating various pieces of articles.
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