Sally Field's son reaches out to Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon (Exclusive)

Gee, thanks mom!

After Sally Field tried to set up her son, Sam Greisman, with Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon, the actress' 30-year-old son has reached out to the athlete to apologize for his mother's hilarious behavior.

ET has learned that Greisman sent Rippon an Instagram direct message this week to apologize for his mom’s attempt to set the two of them up. A source tells ET that Greisman felt bad that Rippon probably "felt put on the spot."

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Sally Field and son Sam Greisman pose at the 2017 DKC/O&M Tony After Party at The Carlysle Hotel on June 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 09: Sally Field (L) and son Sam Greisman attend the 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Sally Field and Sam Greisman attend the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar party at Sunset Tower on February 24, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Sam Greisman (L) and actress Sally Field arrive at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: (L to R) Sam Greisman, Sally Field and guest attend the Charles Finch and Chanel Pre-BAFTA cocktail party and dinner at Annabel's on February 8, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 27: Actress Sally Field and son, Sam Greisman attend the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage) 23116_017_0658.JPG
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 02: Sam Greisman, son of Sally Field, attends The 2013 Greater New York Human Rights Campaign Gala at The Waldorf=Astoria on February 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: Actress Sally Field (L) and Sam Greisman attend the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards Cocktail Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - JANUARY 10: Actress Sally Field and her son Sam Greisman attend the Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2013 with Skinnygirl Cocktails at Barkar Hangar on January 10, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 07: Sally Field (L) and son Sam Greisman attend the 2012 New York Film Critics Circle Awards at Crimson on January 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA - JANUARY 10: Actress Sally Field (R) and son Sam Greisman attend the Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar on January 10, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 12: Sally Field and Sam Greisman attend The Art of Elysium Black Tie Charity Gala 'Heaven' at The Vibiana on January 12, 2008 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by BRIAN LINDENSMITH/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Sally Field (center) with Sam Greisman and Bryan Kent (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: (L-R) Sam Greisman: son, ?, Sally Field and ? attend Monster-In-Law Los Angeles Premiere at Mann National Theatre on April 29, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Sally Field and her son Sam Greisman during 2003 US Open - USA Network Celebrates The Opening Of the 2003 US Open at USTA National Tennis Center in Queens, New York, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for NBC Universal Photo Department)
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Rippon has yet to respond to Greisman’s message, the source adds. After Field tried to catch the ice skater's attention on Twitter last week, Rippon, who is the first openly gay U.S. male athlete to qualify for the Winter Olympics, responded to the actress and her son.

"Sam, your mom -- I admire her," he said during an interview with Buzzfeed. "And I'm sure one day we're going to meet! So thanks, Mom."

ET has reached out to Greisman for comment.

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PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 12: Adam Rippon of the United States skates during the Men's Single Skating section of the Team Event on day three of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 12, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA FEBRUARY 12, 2018: Figure skater Mirai Nagasu of the United States with her coach Tom Zakrajsek (L-R front) wait for the score after performing during the ladies' free skating event as part of the figure skating team event at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena. Pictured back are figure skaters Alexa Scimeca Knierim, Bradie Tennell, Adam Rippon, Chris Knierim, and Nathan Chen. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: United States Figure Skater Adam Rippon speaks during a press conference at the Main Press Centre on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA FEBRUARY 12, 2018: Figure skater Adam Rippon of the United States performs during the men's free skating event as part of the figure skating team event at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 07: Adam Rippon skates in the Smucker's Skating Spectacular during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 7, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 06: Adam Rippon confers with coach Rafael Arutunian before skating in the Men's Free Skate during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 6, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 06: Adam Rippon competes in the Men's Free Skate during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 6, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 04: Adam Rippon competes in the Men's Short Program during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 4, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 04: Adam Rippon reacts to his score in the kiss and cry with his coaches Rafael Arutunian and Derrick Delmore after skating in the Men's Short Program during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 4, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
NAGOYA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 10: Adam Rippon of the USA performs his routine in the Gala exhibition during the ISU Junior & Senior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final at Nippon Gaishi Hall on December 10, 2017 in Nagoya, Japan. (Photo by Atsushi Tomura - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
LAKE PLACID, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Adam Rippon of the United States looks on prior to competing in the Men's Free Skating during day two of 2017 Bridgestone Skate America at Herb Brooks Arena on November 25, 2017 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)
LAKE PLACID, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Adam Rippon of the United States performs in the Mens Free Skate program on Day 2 of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating at Herb Brooks Arena on November 25, 2017 in Lake Placid, United States. (Photo by Maddie Meyer - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
This picture taken on November 11, 2017 shows Adam Rippon of the US during the award ceremony of the men's free skating event in the NHK Trophy figure skating competition in Osaka. / AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 25: Figure skater Adam Rippon poses for a portrait during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 25: Figure skater Adam Rippon poses for a portrait during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
USA's Adam Rippon competes in the senior men short program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, on December 8, 2016 in Marseille, southern France. / AFP / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 12: Adam Rippon of the United States competes during Men's Free Skating on day two of the Trophee de France ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating at Accorhotels Arena on November 12, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Joosep Martinson - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 22: Adam Rippon of the United States waits for his score to be announced on day 2 of the Grand Prix of Skating at the Sears Centre Arena on October 22, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
Figure Skating ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Single Skating short program competition ? Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 16, 2018 - Adam Rippon of the U.S. performs. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Figure Skating ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Single Skating short program competition ? Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 16, 2018 - Adam Rippon of the U.S. performs. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of USA during the Figure Skating Men Short Program on day seven of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of USA during the Figure Skating Men Short Program on day seven of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of the United States reacts after competing during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of the United States reacts after competing during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of the United States reacts after competing during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of the United States reacts after competing during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of the United States competes during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Adam Rippon of the United States competes during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: United States Figure Skater Adam Rippon speaks during a press conference at the Main Press Centre on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: United States Figure Skater Adam Rippon speaks during a press conference at the Main Press Centre on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 12: (L-R) Bronze medalists Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon, Mirai Nagasu and Bradie Tennell of Team United States celebrate during the medal ceremony after the Figure Skating Team Event at Medal Plaza on February 12, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
USA's Adam Rippon reacts after finishing his routine in the figure skating team event men's single skating free skating during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
USA's Adam Rippon (C) reacts after competing in the figure skating team event men's single skating free skating during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 12: Adam Rippon of the United States competes in the Figure Skating Team Event � Men's Single Free Skating on day three of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 12, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
January 4, 2018; San Jose, CA, USA; Adam Rippon reacts in kiss and cry in the mens short program during the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships at SAP Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
January 6, 2018; San Jose, CA, USA; (L-R) Second place Ross Miner, first place Nathan Chen, third place Vincent Zhou, and fourth place Adam Rippon pose for a photo after the men's free skate program during the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships at SAP Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Figure Skating ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Training ? Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 7, 2018 - Adam Rippon of the U.S. during practice. REUTERS/John Sibley
Figure Skating - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating NHK Trophy - Men's Winners Ceremony - Osaka, Japan - November 11, 2017 - Silver medalist Adam Rippon of the U.S. celebrates during the victory ceremony. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Figure Skating - ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Trophee de France 2016/2017 - Men's Free Skate - Paris, France - 12/11/16 - Adam Rippon of United States skates. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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