Ryan Lochte appears in a new water PSA -- which we kind of wish meant "pictorial Speedo ad." Still, we're happy to report that America's favorite bro is tackling the global water crisis, along with fellow Olympic gold medalist, Conor Dwyer.
The two speak out in an endearingly awkward public service announcement, called "Water Is Everything," in which they ask viewers to support Water for People, a Denver-based nonprofit, that works to help the 800 million people globally who lack clean water -- specifically women and girls.
The ad is proof positive that, ladies of the world, Ryan Lochte just wants to please you!
“Donate now to Time Well Spent and give women and girls time to do things they love,” he says in the ad, pointing out that many women and girls in the developing world spend four hours a day gathering water.
Lochte and Swyer go on to spread the message through a strange popcorn-style reading, delivering interspersed short statements obviously read from a teleprompter.
Lochte: "And not having access to [water]..."
Dwyer: "means a lot of time spent trying to get it. And that's time lost."
Lochte: "Time lost."
Though it's not CLIO-worthy, the campaign is undeniably a great hook and, of course, supports an important cause.
The PSA is also a glimpse into the scintillating personal lives of both Lochte and Dwyer, as the two list off the activities they could accomplish in the four hours impoverished women and girls spend gathering water. These tasks include, but are not limited to: boxing, watching the news, updating their Facebook status, spending two hours in the pool and watching "30 Rock."