She was handpicked by director Danny Boyle, the architect behind the opening ceremonies, to perform a tribute to “mortality” that was interpreted by many to be in honor of the 7/7 London terror victims. NBC instead aired an interview of swimmer Michael Phelps by Ryan Seacrest.
Even the 2012 USA Olympic swim team has a thing for Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’. In between training to win a ton of gold medals in London this year, they’ve made a lip sync video to ‘Call Me Maybe’. And yes, hotties Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps are both included in the video!
In spite of their great collaboration with Orozco and the sense of inspiration his story gives them, the Gym Class guys haven’t yet met the athlete who plays a central role in their music video.
As the world’s attention turns to the 2012 Olympics, and the gripping story of Olympic hopeful John Orozco, Gym Class Heroes explain how they ended up working with the world-class athlete on their latest clip.
Jay-Z and Rihanna will be representing America for the 2012 Olympics. They are headed to London to headline the Olympic Hackney Weekend music festival.