Thursday, February 5, 2009

Michael Phelps suspended for 3 months from Swim Team

After pictures surfaced of Michael Phelps inhaling from a pot bong he has been suspended from competition for three months by USA Swimming.

Phelps also lost his financial support from the agency for the same three month period.

"This is not a situation where any anti-doping rule was violated, but we decided to send a strong message to Michael because he disappointed so many people, particularly the hundreds of thousands of USA Swimming member kids who look up to him as a role model and a hero," the agency said in a statement.

"Michael has voluntarily accepted this reprimand and has committed to earn back our trust."

Poor Michael, he is taking this well considering he is a 23 year old guy who obviously does not smoke pot on a regular basis.

Kellogg Company also stated that they will not keep Phelps on as a Corn Flakes endorser after his contract expires in February.

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