Twitter Reacts to Adam Rippon's Astonishing 'Sissy That Walk' Performance on 'DWTS'

Adam Rippon & Jenna Johnson
ABC/Kelsey McNeal

Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson on "Dancing with the Stars." 

On Dancing With The Stars last night (April 30), Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon made his reality television debut in a big way. Taking to the dance floor with his dance partner Jenna Johnson, the pair vogued, posed and even semi-death dropped their way through a scintillating cha cha routine to RuPaul’s “Sissy That Walk.”

The judges were definitely impressed — each of them awarded the pair with scores of 8 out of 10, ultimately tying the pair for the highest score of the night with Redskins corner back Josh Norman and pro Sharna Burgess. “You were born to do this show,” judge Carrie Ann Inaba said, gesturing to Rippon. “That was fantastic, so polished, so precise. Well done.”

But the judges weren’t the only ones who were impressed — fans of the show and of Rippon took to Twitter to express their complete shock at the skater’s performance, including Rippon’s friend and fellow Olympian Gus Kenworthy and RuPaul himself.

Here are just a few of Billboard Pride’s favorite reactions to Rippon’s performance of “Sissy That Walk” on DWTS:

Watch Rippon and Johnson's full performance of "Sissy That Walk" below:


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