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Phelps

Offered $25k to

Blaze It Up

2/10/2009 2:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Phelps might have a way to get back some of that serious endorsement cash he's losing from that bong smoking scandal -- and all he's gotta do is switch up his smoking device.

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Smokey McSpeedo's "extracurricular activities" have perked the interest of a Gurkha Cigars, who just offered Phelps a cool $25,000 to be their official "smokesperson."

In a letter to Phelps, Gurkha said, "We would like to provide you with the opportunity to do what you do best - smoke and swim. And while we can't help you with your swimming skills, we can definitely offer you the best of the best when it comes to the cigar world."

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16.

patty00005    

What a picture, even I can cut and paste better than that!

2044 days ago
17.

missheather    

25K, Thats it? Puhleeze. Mike ain't no sucker. Makin' millions is what he does best. He'll drop this deal like a bad cold.

2044 days ago
18.

GGW Fan    

OK we should all know that this is just so Gurkha can get thier name in news. They knew Phelps would never take that deal. Gurkha cigars aren't that great anyway. Aside from that. Cigars are untouched natural tobacco, cigaretts are filled with alll kinds of additives and poison and are addictive. Cigars are not addictive, and are consumed for the enjoyment of the act of smoking a cigar and for the taste of the smoke. Much like a glass of red wine. Are cigars good for you? Maybe not, but certainly not even close to the level that cigaretts are.

2044 days ago
19.

D. P Bear    

$25,000 is better than nothing you Tards! Go Gurkha!!!

2043 days ago
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