Swimmer, extremely bad liar and human potato Ryan Lochte is slowly but surely recovering from his teensy-weensy mishap at the Rio Olympics, where he got piss-ass drunk and kicked down/urinated all over a gas station (and was asked to pay for it), but instead panicked and told the world he was mugged at gun point. 

He’s since been doing the salsa all over television, due to the fact that the words “I fucked up and need PR rehab” in the United States of America translates directly to “I should go on Dancing with the Stars“. 

But unfortunately, dancing doesn’t cure stupid. It just doesn’t. 

Certain media websites have uncovered a delightful conspiracy (sort of) that Lochte:

a) doesn’t know how consecutive numbers 1 through 9 work

b) doesn’t know how old his dog is

c) doesn’t understand how birthdays work

d) thinks his pooch is the canine version of Bart Simpson.

Why? Because Ryan Lochte posts ‘Happy 8th Birthday‘ tweets to his dog Carter EVERY. DAMN. YEAR.

Look, he was 8 in 2014:

Ryan Lochte Either Doesn’t Get Numbers Or Doesn’t Know How Old His Dog Is

And, he was also eight in 2015:

Ryan Lochte Either Doesn’t Get Numbers Or Doesn’t Know How Old His Dog Is

Aaaaaand finally, he posted this tweet of Carter turning 8 again… yesterday:

Ryan Lochte Either Doesn’t Get Numbers Or Doesn’t Know How Old His Dog Is

Fabulous. 

Lochte has since deleted and replaced yesterday’s tweet with an updated age:

So, his precious pupper has officially aged 1 human year… over the space of 3 human years. How does that work in dog years? We’ll never know. 

As long as he threw a fun party for Carter, we don’t mind. 

Ryan Lochte Either Doesn’t Get Numbers Or Doesn’t Know How Old His Dog Is

Ryan Lochte Either Doesn’t Get Numbers Or Doesn’t Know How Old His Dog Is

Source: Deadspin.

Photo: Twitter / @ryanlochte.