Michael Phelps is not on the right track. That is the only Gold Medalist who smokes weed and drives drunk. Is that the type of role model we want are children to look up to?
“I’m going to take some time away to attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself”
Olympic gold medalist and swimmer Michael Phelps announced he would be seeking professional help following a DUI arrest last week. “I’m going to take some time away to attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself,” the 29-year-old swimmer tweeted on Sunday.
Michael Phelps DUI Leads to Rehab
Phelps’ blood-alcohol level was reportedly double the legal limit last Tuesday when he was pulled over after being caught driving 84 mph in a Maryland tunnel with a 45 mph speed limit. Phelps, who authorities say was cooperative during the incident, failed two sobriety tests and gave up on a third. He told police “that’s not happening” when he was asked to attempt standing on one leg.
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