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Lance Armstrong

Reportedly CONFESSES

Yes Oprah, I Cheated

1/14/2013 3:54 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Lance Armstrong ADMITTED to Oprah Winfrey ... he DID use performance-enhancing drugs during his pro cycling career to win the Tour de France ... this according to the Associated Press.

Lance wrapped up his one-on-one interview with Oprah just a few hours ago ... and according to the report, Lance finally 'fessed up to cheating ... the first time he's ever admitted wrongdoing during his professional career.

Earlier in the day, Lance apologized to the staff at Livestrong, choking up and saying he was sorry for letting down the organization.

The way Lance worded his admission could have serious legal ramifications -- considering he's facing possible criminal prosecution and civil liability for allegedly lying about his PED use in a number of legal proceedings.

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91.

therealgenelgnd    

I tested positive for Beer and Twinkies I know how he feels......

564 days ago
92.

a7xGuy    

How honorable. Admitting he cheated after getting caught, a real role model is Lance Armstrong.

564 days ago
93.

joy    

jail time. But something tells me he will get out of it somehow.

564 days ago
94.

helloitsme    

So many people gave him the benefit of the doubt and continued to support him. He should have come clean ling ago.

564 days ago
95.

PureRadiance    

Yah

564 days ago
96.

LAPartyMcSage    

Play acting long after the fact and going on Oprah for sympathy does not get him off the hook. He's still a cheat and a s*** human being outside of sports.

564 days ago
97.

katarmstrong    

It wouldn't have been a big deal if he hasn't lied for so many years.

564 days ago
98.

DJ    

He cost tax payer's millions Creep! He's sickening!

564 days ago
99.

DJ    

He should lose every dime he has... Give it to Charity.. Then be a homeless creep he is...

564 days ago
100.

Annatude29    

This guy was ALWAYS a douche!!!

564 days ago
101.

Kasiereid    

I would almost have respected him if his confession wasn't a last ditch effort to be able to compete in triathlons. He has a lifetime ban, and I hope it remains in place regardless of his way overdue confession. He made the lives of other riders hell for daring to question him, daring to speak out against doping, for daring to do the right thing - all so Lance Almighty could sit on his Trek throne at all costs - no matter who he threw under the bus.

564 days ago
102.

Lorna Danicek    

does this come as a big surprise to anyone????????????

564 days ago
103.

USA#1    

This turd ruined the reputations of other cyclists who were clean with his lying and denial. He is nothing more than a liar and a bully who needs to just go away.

564 days ago
104.

USA#1    

Where is my apology you lying piece of crap. I guess I am be real clean best American cyclist. You tried to ruin my name with your lies you pathetic worm.


Greg Lemond

564 days ago
105.

Ruby    

What isn't mentioned here is how he tried to destroy people who tried to out him. Did he apologize for that?

564 days ago
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