If you won a gold medal, what would you do? Like most people, I think I would partake in a night of partying and drinking. Well that’s exactly what US Olympic snowboarder Scotty Lago did after becoming a bronze medalist. What ensued afterward was an impromptu photo shoot involving a fan, paparazzi, a bronze medal and some sexy abs.
When the the pictures hit the internet, they spread like wildfire and prompted Scotty to formally apologize for his lapse in judgment to the USA and the US Olympic committee. Apparently the apology was too little, too late. According to reports, he was given the option to either quietly voluntary leave or run the risk of being formally ejected.
Now back in New Hampshire, he is officially in a blackout period where he can’t say anything else about the incident til March 3rd. Personally, I don’t see what the whole hoopla is all about. Yes, Olympic medals are coveted but they are far from holy or blessed objects. And if they were, the fan was merely “worshiping” it, in her own special way.
Do you think the US Olympic committee overacted to the situation? Do you think they are still reeling from Michael Phelp’s bong incident? In my opinion, the only thing offensive about the pictures is that more skin isn’t shown and that I’m not the fan giving medal head. That chick is one lucky beyotch.