Ryan Lochte has received plenty of notoriety since returning to America from the London Olympics, but it’s his sister, Megan, who is receiving the attention this week.
Megan Lochte came under fire on Friday when a 2008 video featuring her making several racist remarks went viral. The video, which was first posted by Jezebel (warning: video contains explicit language), is from Lochte’s 2008 appearance on a Maryland late-night comedy talk show called “Closing Time,” hosted by Baltimore-based comedian Mickey Cucchiella. The show took place shortly after Lochte returned from watching her brother compete at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.
“Let’s talk about China. How long were you there?” the host asks “field correspondent” Lochte.
“We were there for a little bit over a week. China was ch—ed out,” she says to much laughter. “Like, it was totally Chinese. Everything.”
“The nerve of those people to be …” Cucchiella began, before being interrupted by Lochte.
“Ch—s everywhere,” Lochte continued.
By that point, Lochte had used the racial slur three times, and Cucchiella was looking uncomfortable.