March 2, 2009
Michael Phelps fans are right to be disappointed in him for smoking marijuana at a party. I am one of his fans, but I am aggravated by his decisions and I think some other people are too. “ Many people are disappointed in Michael’s decisions, Phelps is a role model, he is well aware of the responsibilities and accountability that come with setting a positive example for others, particularly young people,” the USOC said in a statement. “ In this instance, regrettably, he failed to fulfill those responsibilities” they stated. Although he can make his own choices, he must think of his fans and how they think of his despicable behavior.
“Who cares, our country puts way too much emphasis on what others do behind closed doors. We all need to be reminded our self that we all make what others may consider as poor choices at some times in our lives, but that doesn’t mean that they are poor choices. He is doing the same thing that most people his age do and it is nothing more than a way of unwinding after a hectic schedule. Some choose to drink; others choose to smoke marijuana to relax. The reality is that nobody was hurt or injured in any way as a result of this. It’s time for everyone to relax and mind their own business.” says a news reporter. Besides everyone can choose what he or she wants to do and how he or she wants to do it. Many people are starting websites to try and say Phelps’s shouldn’t be punished for what he did.
Obviously something must have happened at this party, so here is what some of the people at the party said. “At one point someone asked him if he wanted to smoke some weed. Michael didn’t hesitate and headed to a small back room, where he was immediately handed a big red bong. He grabbed the bong and a lighter and ripped a huge smelly bong rip.” an unanimous witness said. He knew what he was doing and I’m sure he has done this before with his friends. I am very disappointed in him and I...
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