When she's not rizzing up Baby Gronk, Livvy Dunne is a student-athlete at Louisiana State University working on her interdisciplinary studies degree (a mix of communication, sociology, and leadership). But her internet fame has made it hard for her to attend classes.
The college gymnast is no longer taking in-person classes on campus due to safety concerns. Dunne has over 7.6 million TikTok followers and is the highest-paid female student-athlete.
BREAKING: famed gymnast Olivia Dunne can't attend LSU classes anymore for “safety reasons” pic.twitter.com/uVtqAbYbXr— Daily Loud (@DailyLoud) July 25, 2023
“There were some scares in the past, and I just want to be as careful as possible. I don’t want people to know my daily schedule and where I am,” she stated in her profile with Elle.
This is not the first time her huge fanbase has made a ruckus in public. Dunne had to cull fans supporting her at a gymnastics competition at the University of Utah.
I will always appreciate and love the support from you guys, but if you come to a meet, I want to ask you to please be respectful of the other gymnasts and the gymnastics community as we are just doing our job❤️— Olivia Dunne (@livvydunne) January 8, 2023
I'm guessing she's talking about this. pic.twitter.com/1PKNFtMZn1— Thomas j. Stargell (@T_star94) January 8, 2023
Utah Meet… pic.twitter.com/53NLtR2AjJ— Ashley (@TigerSuspended) January 8, 2023
Many groups of young men flocked to the meet to root for their internet gf and boo her opponents. They harassed other gymnasts and were especially raucous even though Dunne was solely there to support her team while on the bench with an injury. Her rowdy fans required the need for extra security.
“I will always appreciate and love the support from you guys, but if you come to a meet, I want to ask you to please be respectful of the other gymnasts and the gymnastics community as we are just doing our job,” she tweeted after the
Now with the news of Dunne avoiding campus, her fans issued their condolences. And pledge to protect her like the knights in shining armor they all think they are. They are all incredibly concerned about Dunne’s educational future.
I’ll keep her safe pic.twitter.com/PBueI5F3cF— Faded³ (@youfadedwealth) July 25, 2023
I’ve dispatched our finest officers of the PAWG Patrol Coalition to conduct a security detail for our noble Bunny https://t.co/NIvnLo63Ah— , (@Zvbear) July 25, 2023
Despite all of these displays of protection, the LSU campus will be short one blonde girl next semester. Dunne has endorsements, gymnastic practice, and TikToks to focus on, anyway.