Olympian Ilona Mahar Dishes on Jennifer Lopez’s “Absolutely Amazing”, After TikTok Interaction11.08.2021
Aside from the many TikTok followers, one of the little perks of being an Olympic swimmer is the chance to rub shoulders with famous people you admire.
It looks like the case for U.S. rugby player Ilona Maher. She has not only earned 800,000 TikTok fans that watched her compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but she also scored a coveted shoutout from none other than Jennifer Lopez.
“That was just cool. We were like, ‘Maybe we should just make a fun video of her, but she’ll probably never see it, but it will be just fun.’ We made this video, and then I woke up seeing that she’d seen it.” shared Ilona in an interview to E! News
What was Ilona Maher’ response to getting noticed by one half ?
“I was like, ‘That’s awesome, because anyone can use—probably even J.Lo goes through some hard times of self-doubt, so let me just show her I think she is absolutely amazing, so, I am really happy that she saw that.”