He's a recognized althete and public figure, so when Michael Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence, he knew there was a responsibility to speak about his actions.
Earlier Tuesday morning (September 30), the Olympic gold medalist was stopped by police around 2 a.m. while driving his Range Rover in Maryland. When police questioned him, he was required to perform a sobriety test, which he then failed. In addition, Phelps was reportedly twice the legal limit according to his blood alcohol content.
From Olympic gold medalist to drunk driver. Michael Phelps is facing a hard time after he was pulled over for driving under the influence earlier this morning (September 30).
The 29-year-old athlete was driving in Maryland when he was stopped by police around 2 a.m. in his white Range Rover. According to reports, Phelps failed his sobriety test and his blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit.
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