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Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps
Swimmer Michael Phelps, who blew everyone out of the water when he won a record eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, was caught on camera using his uncanny lung capacity for a less competitive sport. The British tabloid News of the World released a photo depicting Phelps smoking marijuana from a bong at a party at the University of South Carolina. Phelps, who took a real hit from the media, released a statement apologizing for his behavior, calling it "stupid" and "bad judgement." Phelps' face will no longer grace boxes of Kellog's Cornflakes after the cereal company terminated the contract. Additionally, Phelps has been suspended from USA Swimming for three months, begging the question of how exactly he'll be spending that down time...
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