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Michael Phelps & Wife Nicole Welcome Son Beckett Richard!

Michael Phelps and his wife Nicole have welcomed their second son into the world!

The baby boy was born on Monday (February 12) and Michael announced the news the next day on Instagram.

“Magical moments yesterday… Nicole and I would like to introduce Beckett Richard Phelps to the world!” Michael captioned a photo of his family. “We had a healthy baby boy and a healthy mama. I truly do feel like the happiest man in the world. Being able to build our family to now 4 (6 with doggies) is so incredible! #familyof4now.”

Michael and Nicole‘s son Boomer will turn two in May. Congrats to the happy family!

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Michael Phelps' Wife Nicole Is Pregnant with Their Second Child!

Michael Phelps and his wife Nicole are expecting their second child!

The 32-year-old swimmer announced the news on social media!

“Number 2 on the way!!!! So excited!! Wonder if it’s a boy or a girl??,” Michael captioned a photo of his wife and their son Boomer, who turned 1 in May.

Nicole also confirmed the news on her Instagram account, writing, “Lil mans going to be a Big Brother!!!”

Michael and Nicole were married last year in a private ceremony and shared some photos from the event.

Congrats to the happy couple on the wonderful news!

Number 2 on the way!!!! So excited!! Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??

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Michael Phelps & Adorable Family Team Up with Huggies!

Michael Phelps and his family are simply the cutest!

The 32-year-old Olympic gold medalist woke up bright and early to join his wife Nicole their son Boomer, 14 months, at a special Huggies Little Swimmers Swim Class with The Phelps Foundation on Monday (August 21) in New York City.

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“Some of the best memories of my life have been in the water – and none more special than the days I spend swimming with Boomer,” Michael said in statement. “I’m not teaching Boomer to master the butterfly just yet, but #Trainingfor2032 includes safe water play that helps build comfort and confidence in the water. I’m partnering with Huggies Little Swimmers because I want to all babies to be the best swimmers they can be.”


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Michael Phelps Responds to 'Phelps vs Shark' Criticism, Defends the Special

Michael Phelps did a Facebook Live Q&A last night and had many people asking about his controversial special, Phelps vs Shark: Great Gold vs Great White.

Fans were disappointed with the special, because the Olympic great did not end up actually racing a shark, but a CGI shark was created using scientific date taken from actual sharks. Michael lost to the CGI Great White by 2 seconds.

“Everybody wants to pick on something or say something or complain about something, so I had fun racing a shark. And seeing those animals up close and personal. If somebody actually wants to get in the water and race side-by-side with a great white, go ahead. You’re not going to get the shark to swim in a straight line. And, uh, yeah, it would be interesting to see. We’ll leave it at that,” Michael said in defense of the show.

“You can believe whatever you want. Everything was either present on air during multiple interviews that I did throughout Shark Week or the beginning of the show. Sorry you feel that way. For me, it was something I always wanted to do. I was honored to be able to do it. So, I’m sorry that you feel that way. I feel very different,” he added about people saying the advertising was misleading.

Michael Phelps Raced Computer Generated Shark & Fans Weren't Happy - Read the Tweets

Michael Phelps‘ Shark Week special, Phelps vs Shark: Great Gold vs Great White, aired last night and fans felt a little misled after the shark was actually computer generated.

Ahead of the race, scientists recorded speeds of Great White Sharks and Hammerhead Sharks.

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Michael ended up losing to the Great White by 2 seconds, but beat the reef shark in the race.

After the race, Michael took to Twitter and wrote, “Rematch? Next time..warmer water. #SW30 @Discovery @SharkWeek.”

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