‘Dancing With the Stars’ winner Adam Rippon explains why he didn’t have a male partner on the show

On Monday evening, Olympian Adam Rippon was crowned the season 26 winner of alongside his partner, Jenna Johnson. Rippon becomes the second out LGBTQ person (following in season 22) to take home the coveted Mirror Ball trophy.

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