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Stephanie Rice Denies Dating Michael Phelps

Stephanie Rice Denies Dating Michael Phelps

Australian Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice is presented with commemorative underwear upon her return to Sydney, Australia on Tuesday.

Rice, 20, is rumored to be dating US golden boy Michael Phelps. When asked about the rumored romance and alleged kiss she and Phelps shared together she said, “No, it was just really great to meet him … and people that you usually see on TV, like [Rafael] Nadal and [Roger] Federer. To me Michael Phelps is a huge inspiration and someone I really look up to.”

Rice received her commemorative underwear along with her former boyfriend, Eamon Sullivan. The couple broke up just before the Beijing Olympics. Sullivan won silver and a bronze but claimed a world record in 100m freestyle heats while Rice collected three gold in three events.

DO YOU THINK Stephanie Rice and Michael Phelps would make a good couple?

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57 Responses to “Stephanie Rice Denies Dating Michael Phelps”

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  1. 1
    sassy girl Says:

    eep first!!???? luv steph rice gooo aussie but im more of a eamon sullivan fan coz he is soooo hot but u neva no wen it cums to this???

  2. 2
    sassy girl Says:

    eep first!!???? luv steph rice gooo aussie but im more of a eamon sullivan fan coz he is soooo hot but u neva no wen it cums to this???

  3. 3
    nunny Says:

    ok i
    think that phelps is an awesome swimmer..he is a great athlete no doubt in that…but i really wouldn’t like these 2 together….i think she could do better :)

  4. 4
    charli Says:

    NO WAYYY!!

    Steph & Eamon make a waaay cuter couple. Phelps’ got a good bod.. but Eamon has a better one. haha plus he’s sooo frikkin hot.

    Hopefully Steph & Eamon get back together.

  5. 5
    abie Says:

    yeah, right. – Rice and Phelps. NOT gonna happen.
    it would be nice to see him dating a fellow american
    – a fellow swimmer, a gymast … or better yet, someone from baltimore.
    plenty of great women at home no need to go down under.

  6. 6
    alex Says:

    NEVERRR
    PHELPS IS BUTT UGLY AND STUPID.
    Eamon is wayy better looking..
    Like Stephy would want to hook up with an American dork anyway
    As for Abie, your retarded

  7. 7
    sarah Says:

    EAMON is SEX.

    phelps is an arrogant ******* who really puts himself high up there.

    steph’s got a huge ego from all of this but hey she’s hot

  8. 8
    t Says:

    I hope she and Eamon get together again, they were way hot together :)

  9. 9
    NIMONY Says:

    Well I must admit Phelps looks good when he wear swimming caps.

  10. 10
    alanna Says:

    No, MIchael and I would make a good couple.

  11. 11
    parisgirl Says:

    Wow when you see Eamon in a bathing suit, he seems very built. But in those jeans, he looks skinny as f*ck.

    As for Stephanie & Michael, I REALLY doubt something is going on between the 2. The guy seems to be obsessed with swimming, he ain’t got time for no nookie lol.

  12. 12
    OH SNAP Says:

    HELL NO THEY DON’T MAKE A GOOD COUPLE THIS B*TCH RICE IS JUST A GOLD DIGGER MICHAEL CAN DO BETTER

  13. 13
    castaway Says:

    oh please!!! nobody even knew who the hell Michael Phelps was until the Olympics in Beijing!!! He may be a good swimmer but he’s cocky as hell!!! and he’s freakin UGLY!!! he looks like he’s retarded!! I hate that cocky son of a b##ch!!!

  14. 14
    poookie Says:

    it’d be a fascinating amateur eugenics project, that’s for sure. so i say go for it.

  15. 15
    null Says:

    Phelps is phenomenal and all, but he’s not very good-looking, nor does he seem like he’s going to be a good you-know-what.

  16. 16
    Laihi Says:

    Michael Phelps look very handsome swimmer. Cool! I love watch him swimming race. He swimming very fast and good! I hope he is my big idot! Wow! He is very popular swimmer! Great!

  17. 17
    daisy Says:

    Michael Phelps is not cocky at all. He is very very sweet. And he gives credit to his teammates. Maybe the Aussie people didn’t see any good interviews with Michael.

    You have to have confidence in yourself to be a great athlete no matter the sport. And if you didn’t know who Michael Phelps was then you don’t follow swimming until the Olymoics. Anyone who does follow it knew of him. I have known of him since he was in HS.

  18. 18
    jamie Says:

    rice and sullivan. for sure. rice is pretty but i don’t like her nose…

  19. 19
    jughed Says:

    Nah, they wouldn’t make a good couple. Stephanie Rice isn’t very pretty, and Phelps is no dreamboat, either.

    Plus, all they would do is talk about swimming all dang day!

  20. 20
    jess Says:

    Sullivan is hot! I think he can do way better than Stephanie Rice, but I also think that she can do better than Phelps.

  21. 21
    omg Says:

    THEY WOULD MAKE A CUTE COUPLE!!

  22. 22
    Kayla Says:

    this gal has a tree trunk bottom. cute face tho. yea that aussie dude is hot, but phelps is pretty good looking in person. i don’t know why he always looks bad in pictures.

  23. 23
    newport beach, 92660 Says:

    UHHHH NO WAYY! MICHEAL PHELPS IS MINEEEEE. BACK OFF!!!

  24. 24
    shiver Says:

    Rice needs a nose job bad

  25. 25
    Ha! Says:

    Michael Phelps also looks much smaller in person. He is not particularly photogenic, but he is very nice. I think he should stay with the girlfriend he already has here in Baltimore, personally.

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