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Michael Phelps Apologizes For Smoking Pot

Michael Phelps Apologizes For Smoking Pot

Olympic great Michael Phelps has apologized for smoking marijuana.

In a statement released to The Associated Press, Phelps said, “I engaged in behavior which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment. I’m 23 years old and despite the successes I’ve 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.”

Yesterday, UK tabloid News of the World published the bong picture of the swimmer, who won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.

No word on whether or not Phelps has been released from his multi-million dollar endorsement deals.

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