Michael Phelps Admits to Marijuana Use, Truly Is An Online Poker Player
Michael Phelps making Cyprus Hill proud. Credit: News of the World
Poker player/Olympian Michael Phelps' mission to sabotage a surefire $100M+ in endorsements is almost complete.
After admitting to being a big online poker player (no big deal, but still, you wouldn't see Tiger Woods revealing that one), then dating what could best be described as a "dime-a-dozen" (albeit legit hot) Las Vegas cocktail waitress/semi-nude tramp stamped model, it's now come out that he doesn't mind blazing up every now and then too.
Wow, he really is an online poker player. Fits right in.
On Sunday, a British tabloid called News of the World, published a photo (seen above) in which Phelps is hitting a bong.
Says Phelps in a statement released by his management agency (who wishes he'd just stay home for a few months and get a frigin' Netflix account already):
"I engaged in behavior which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment...I'm 23 years old, and despite the successes I have had in the pool, I acted in a youthful and inappropriate way, not in a manner that people have come to expect from me. For this, I am sorry. I promise my fans and the public -- it will not happen again."
Listen, we don't want to be too hard on the guy. We did things
yesterday at 23 that would've made Mötley Crüe in the mid-80's look like pussies. But when we see someone who came from the same upper-middle-class-suburban streets like us as Phelps did, we want to see them make it. Because when he makes it, we all make it.