Michael Phelps arrived back in the states on Wednesday and was unknowingly greeted but the peeps at Good Morning Arizona at the airport, who were looking for a live interview. That's when Phelps wasn't having it. This is awkward...



Leave the guy alone.
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23 Comments
Bull shite. Guy was a dick. People just doing their jobs. Oh the fricking horror, giving a quick answers after landing back home! He should be embarrased
Reply56 months
He acknowledged as much and offered to do an interview when they contact his agent. Regardless, it was BS this news station chose to attempt an unannounced live interview directly after a long flight. At least have the courtesy to tape it or delay feed during an ambush interview.
56 months
More like LSUTaint, amirite?
56 months
You're a moron. Not much more to say here.
56 months
If I just got off a 10 hour flight with an infant I'd murder the first person to try and put me on live tv. What news outlet does this bush league shit?
Reply56 months
What would have been funny is if they would have asked him about the Ryan Lochte situation.
Reply56 months
After what happened with his teammates, I would have left Rio too.
Reply56 months
MIchael handled this situation very well. The reporter was also doing job, but MIchael was sensitive to the reporter's obligations while also being a leader for his family. Good on him.
Reply56 months
If I had a newborn and was done competing I would leave too. Nothing wrong with that.
Reply56 months
Douche bag
Reply56 months
Not doing the interview is one thing. Long trip, tired, I get it. The real douche move here is not staying in Rio to support your USA team mates still competing. Frick it, my events over, I'm leaving. Just not cool Michael.
Reply56 months
He wanted to get out of Brazil before Lochte's ignorant arse got him detained.
56 months
Well Tony in 2020 when you make the team you can make it right.
56 months
In three weeks no one is going to interview in the airport. Just take three minutes answer a few questions and then go home.
Reply56 months
He must have been drunk again because he doesn't seem mellow enough to be high on dope again.
Reply56 months
Phelps handled that quite well IMHO.
Reply56 months
Dude can't even get off the plane without being mobbed by some douches from a local tv station.
Reply56 months
That was like a reporter and a cameraman. Not a mob
56 months
I agree with him. Give the guy some space. He is probably jet lagged and has a baby and a tired wife.
Reply56 months
No, he has no wife, he's a piece of trash so he has a baby momma
56 months
What a penis, he even looks like one
Reply56 months
What kind of penis looks like that?
56 months
The Jealousy is real here
56 months
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