“Stayed for Roux”: America’s Crush Olivia Dunne Sidelined in an Adorable Update

Published 10/21/2023, 2:21 PM EDT

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Olivia Dunne always manages to shine in the spotlight. Whether in her sparkly leos, her beachside shots, or even her casual selfies, her fans just can’t get enough. No wonder her fan base exceeds 10 million followers online. The LSU gymnast, in her senior year, has now introduced her fans to the current love of her life, which has left her fans thrilled.

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And no, we’re not talking about Paul Skenes. Just a month ago, Livvy introduced her fans to her four-legged baby. A furball she has named Roux. Since then, most of her posts feature her co-star. The pupper and Livvy are a match made in heaven, and fans cannot stop gushing over the munchkin’s cuteness. In a recent adorable update, even Livvy got sidelined as Roux won most hearts on Livvy’s own platform.

Olivia Dunne sidelined by Roux

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In a recent Instagram post by Dunne, she posted a carousel of images with the caption, “Y’all already knew we were the real tigers”. In the photos, Livvy, stunned in a gorgeous white jumpsuit with her blonde hair straightened. This was the same day she was spotted at a lively tailgate with her LSU members and also attended the thrilling football game of LSU vs. Auburn. However, in the further slides, another star emerged in the photos, and that was none other than her pupper, Roux.

 

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Livvy carried Roux in her arms and clicked two candid pictures with the cuddly baby. Livyy smiled from ear to ear while Roux sat comfortably snuggled in her arms with her eyes closed. This cute photo dump started going viral soon, and tons of likes and comments poured in. However, in a twist, Livvy wasn’t the one to get all the attention.

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The internet gushes over her fur baby

Livvy’s fans chimed in with messages of love and awe, but they were mostly all for Roux. In a twist, Livvy got sidelined by her adorable fur baby’s cuteness. One fan commented, “I came for you; I stayed for roux’. While another comment read, “tdawg>paul,” clearly even choosing Roux over Livvy’s boyfriend Paul Skenes.

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The comments kept pouring in: “That doggy is soooooo cute. I love dogs; they’re the best friends you could ever ask for!” said another fan, gushing. While one even wrote, “gotta get the pup a Tigers jersey”. Another fan said, “Roux is good luck, of course,” since the Tigers won over Auburn in a 48-18 win. And another gave Dunne some credit, saying, “Beautiful girl, beautiful pup”.

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Baby Roux has wiggled her way into and captured Olivia’s heart, and now she has done just that even with her millions of fans. But Dunne does not mind, as she herself has introduced Roux, saying “She’s a star”.

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Christaline Meyers

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Christaline Meyers is a US Sports Writer for Essentially Sports. Having contributed to movies and web series, Christaline delved into sports journalism and like the puck on the ice, has been a force to be reckoned with in the US sports arena. Her ability to capture the true essence of Gymnastics keeps the readers engaged throughout the content she creates.
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