Michael Phelps is being hit with some salacious rumors at the moment, ones that state he is dating a woman whose claim to fame is a sex tape and long list of A-List hookups.
Let's begin by saying Phelps pretty much killed himself in the pool for the first part of his life. Dominating the Olympics was no easy feat and demands a great deal of sacrifice.
So we could see how he might throw caution to the wind, but still find the latest rumors a little tough to swallow.
SportsGrid spotted quite the report from With Leather that had Michael Phelps in hook-up heaven with Jasmine Waltz, a woman who reportedly leaked a sex tape that she was paid handsomely for, but more on that in a sec.
All of this sexy scuttlebutt comes from gossip site, Hollywood Scoop, who start off their report by saying, "Michael Phelps ditched his gorgeous blonde girlfriend Megan Rossee last month and is apparently rebounding with notorious Hollywood star f***er Jasmine Waltz."
Again, we take these allegations with a tremendous grain.
The website cites a source who has knowledge of the two and say they have been hooking up quite often, offering, "they've been hooking up for weeks."
As for Waltz, the report paints quite the picture.
Quick backstory on Jasmine Waltz. She is an aspiring actress and has dated, hooked up with, or has been linked to David Arquette, Zac Efron, Chris Pine, Ryan Seacrest, Jesse McCartney, Doug Reinhardt and Vinny from “The Jersey Shore.” And those are just the easily Google-able guys...
She was also paid $60K by Vivid Entertainment to film her own sex tape, which she denied, until TMZ found her contract with the XXX company.
Basically, we can now offer our sentiment on the story thus far, and that's ew.
Far be it from me to offer any kind of advice to a man who swims so swimmingly, but this is hardly the kind of lovely lady you would hope he would end up with.
As many of you know, Phelps recently split with his girlfriend Megan Rossee, so rumors of another relationship were bound to show up at some point.
We still find it odd that this is Phelps in the headline and not someone like, say, Rob Gronkowski.
Again, we take all of this with due skepticism, seeing as how the report cites their source and the fact Phelps follows Waltz on Instagram as proof of their tantalizing trysts.
For us, we must maintain that retirement continues to be rather eventful for the Olympic superstar.
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