Michael Phelps wants a break to turn into a lazy Turtle!October 9th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 9 (ANI): Olympic medalist Michael Phelps wants to take a break from swimming to be like Entourages lazy character Turtle.
The 23-year old champ athlete, who won eight gold medals at the Beijing Summer Olympics this year, confessed he loved being a slob like his favourite character.
“It’’s cool, because it’’s definitely my favorite show on television right now. I think my favorite character is probably Turtle, because he just sits around, People magazine quoted him as saying about his forthcoming guest-spot on the hit HBO show.
That’’s what I love doing the most! he added.
The seven world-record holder revealed that he has worked out only three times since his spectacular display at the Olympics.
“I”m taking a break [until training for the 2012 games] in February,” he said.
The nonchalant ace-swimmer further admitted that hes happy to be lazy and doing nothing.
He said: “I”m just enjoying being lazy these days. Sitting around, doing nothing, travelling here and there, not working out.” (ANI)
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