John Legend Learns To Swim At 40 Years Old

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Jan. 29 2019, Published 9:00 p.m. ET

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John Legend is learning how to swim! Although he’s good at so many things — only 15 other people can say they've won the EGOT — the award-winning singer revealed swimming is something he can’t do.

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John told Twitter followers, "I really can't swim. Today I took my first swim lesson since I was like 5. My dad learned in his 60's so I feel like I'm ahead of schedule."

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His followers sent the 10-time Grammy winner lots of encouragement. But one famous follower's response may help him conquer his quest.

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Kristy Kowal, a US Olympic swimmer who won a silver medal in the 2000 Sydney games, responded to the dad of two's post.

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"Moving to California this week! Let me know if you want lessons for you and your kiddos!! #swimmingolympianforhire," she wrote.

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The singer's kids Luna and Miles with wife Chrissy Teigen are laps ahead of their dad in the pool. A fan asked if he was "learning with his kids" and he responded, "they already started months ago!"

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