Michael Phelps admits to smoking cannabis after bong picture is published
Michael Phelps has admitted to smoking cannabis and apologised after a picture of the record-breaking Olympian with a bong pipe was published in a British tabloid today.
āI engaged in behaviour which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment. Iām 23 years old and despite the successes Iāve had in the pool, I acted in a youthful and inappropriate way, not in a manner people have come to expect from me. For this, I am sorry. I promise my fans and the public it will not happen again,ā Phelps said in a statement.
Marketing experts are predicting massive fallout and a quick exit by sponsors who could put an end to Phelpsās dream of cashing in on his Olympic exploits to the tune of $100 million (Ā£68.5 million).
āIf this is all true, it will be nothing short of a disaster,ā John Taylor, chairman of Sports Impact, one of Britainās leading sponsorship agencies, said. āEvery sponsor has...
Let the man who has never been stoned cast the first stone. Personally, if I knew there would be no negative consequences, I burn one myself Come to think of it, that may be why I have enjoyed attending my local Catholic Church as of late...with all that incence around it reminds me of my youth.