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Olympians to Penta Water:

H2-0h No You Di'n't

4/22/2008 8:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Olympic swimmers endorsing water. Sounds fishy, but that's exactly what happened. Now four gold medalists, including Amanda Beard, are suing a froufrou bottled water company, claiming their images are being used without permission to hawk the blue stuff.

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Amanda, along with fellow speedo-heads Jason Lezak, Aaron Peirsol and Kaitlin Sandeno, are suing Penta Water Company for misappropriation of name and likeness. Here's what we know. The four swimmers signed endorsement deals with Penta, but we're told it expired in Fall 2006. Penta continues to use the endorsements, by "posting the names, images and testimonials of the Athletes on their Website."

Kaitlin, who took gold in 2004, said in the original endorsement, "I go to school with it, I wake up with it, and I go to bed with it." Clearly MENSA material.

The suit seeks unspecified damages.

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12 COMMENTS

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1.

DB    

Freaks Whoopde Whoop

2323 days ago
2.

elle    

Boring story.

2323 days ago
3.

Kelli    

Silly wabbit. Need a carrot?

2323 days ago
4.

Julia    

Is it just me... or is there something weird looking with that girls face? She reminds me of a rabbit on meth!

2323 days ago
5.

JM    

We've Got Your Bottled Water Right Here

2323 days ago
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Liz    

moonflower, I think it is her eyes. Either very blue and big or contacts and something else!

2323 days ago
7.

JM    

I Will Bitch Smack You (with her hair)

2323 days ago
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Jim    

bunch of stuck up b!tches

2323 days ago
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Kelli    

"I go to school with it, I wake up with it, and I go to bed with it." She is talking about water? OK.

2323 days ago
10.

ObamaBiden    

Ewwww! I hate her Cindy McCain alien eyes!

2323 days ago
11.

wasted days and wasted nights    

"And I love it so much I filled my waterbed with five-thousand bottles of Penta."

2323 days ago
12.

Hooked on Fonix Werked Fer Me!    

Yeah, Kaitlin never was the brightest crayon in the box. She was an idiot in school and still is.

2322 days ago

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