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Olympic Athlete Already Kicked Off For Twitter Comment

Olympic Athlete Already Kicked Off For Twitter Comment

 

It happened already:

Sunday, a hot, blonde Greek Olympic triple jumper posted a Tweet that got her kicked off!

Here is what she tweeted:

"With so many Africans in Greece, the West Nile mosquitoes will be getting home food!!!"  Yesterday, she was kicked off the team.

She wasn't talking about the Olympics exactly, she was referring to African immigrants living in Greece.  She also Tweeted her support for a far right-wing political party.

She apologized on Twitter and Facebook after her comments got around . . . but it was too late.

The head of Greece's Olympic mission said, quote, "We are not here just to get medals, but to promote the Olympic ideals, to show our character."  And the committee banned ALL its athletes from using social media for non-Olympic activity. 

 SO DUMB!!!!  Turn off your twitter athletes...who cares about Twitter when you have a GOLD medal to win!

(SeattlePi)

 

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