Olympic star Gus Kenworthy is taking his place in the popular horror franchise American Horror Story this season, the ninth in the series.
Creator Ryan Murphy broke the news via Instagram, posting a picture of the silver medalist with a humble grin on his face.
“That special moment when you realize you have an Olympic medal AND will be playing Emma Roberts’ boyfriend on American Horror Story Season 9,” wrote Ryan.
Kenworthy, now able to confirm the rumors responded with excitement and an expletive.
“I guess the cat’s out of the bag… I’m So F**king Shook ILYSM @mrrpmurphy”
Kenworthy has appeared on television before most notably in the campy
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming.