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03/11/2018 12:06 pm ET Updated Mar 12, 2018

Adam Rippon Finally Meets Sally Field's Son After Matchmaking Attempt

"Thanks, mom," Sam Greisman captioned the photo of them attending a gala.

It finally happened.

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon met Sally Field’s son at a gala in Los Angeles Saturday night, weeks after the Academy-award winning actress publicly tried to set them up through Twitter.

“Thanks, mom,” Field’s son, Sam Greisman, 30, captioned a photo of him with his arm around the 28-year-old Olympic medalist on social media.

Field helped publicly reveal Rippon as her son’s “Olympic crush” on Twitter. It followed Greisman posting a photo of a text message exchange that showed his mom telling him “he’s insanely pretty. Find a way.”

Though there’s no immediate word on how Field may be reacting to their meet, there was an uproar of excitement on Greisman’s Twitter page.

Rippon has become a newfound national treasure since competing at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, where as part of the U.S. figure skating team he earned a bronze medal.

During Rippon’s night out on Saturday, he was honored at the 2018 Human Rights Campaign Gala Dinner with the Visibility Award. The recognition follows Rippon being the first openly gay US. male figure skater to compete in the Olympic games.

Rippon accepted the Visibility Award at the Human Rights Campaign 2018 Los Angeles Dinner on Saturday.
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Rippon accepted the Visibility Award at the Human Rights Campaign 2018 Los Angeles Dinner on Saturday.

“One word best describes Adam Rippon — fierce,” HRC President Chad Griffin said in a statement. “By being out and proud, Adam is bringing LGBTQ visibility to a whole new level while capturing the hearts of millions around the world with his incredible talent and personality. He isn’t afraid to use his global platform to speak out for equality, and we are proud to honor him.”

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