In another interview, Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey revealed a second famous person whose behavior she finds offensive. Last week, Kim Kardashian fell under Ronda's axe for not having any real talent or reason for being famous. This week, a video is circulating showing Ronda dissing Michael Phelps, Olympic multi-medalist in swimming. Ronda tweeted the link to the interview to her almost 87,000 followers.
Elie Seckbach interviewed Ronda Rousey, Strikeforce champion and former Olympian in judo in 2004 and 2008, while she trained at her gym in Glendale, CA. Following a series of questions about what advice Ronda would offer to Olympic athletes about what to pack and what to watch out for at the games, Seckbach asked a question about who she met that she liked and who she met that she didn't like.
Never shy in her responses, Ronda said, "Yeah, Michael Phelps kind of annoyed me a little bit."
Delivering the verbal version of the Stockton Slap
During the Olympics, Ronda was upset--that her USA teammate, Michael Phelps-- didn't want to hang out with the rest of the Olympic athletes. "Michael Phelps needed his own private section of the club...Even the NBA players--who are a bigger deal than he is--hung out with us...We're your teammates! We're not a bunch of groupies! Come hang out with us. Who the hell are you? I don't like being somebody's teammate and being treated like I'm a groupie...Get over yourself. All you do is swim. If someone slapped you every single time you jumped in the pool then I'd have a little more respect." video
Don't ignore Ronda Rousey
Maybe he needed some quiet time after winning all those medals?
Ronda spent time preparing for her title defense on August 18 against former Strikeforce champion, Sarah Kaufman, with Nick Diaz and his brother, Nate Diaz. For those who've never seen one, here's the Stockton Slap being delivered on UFC fighter, Carlos Condit by Nick Diaz video.
Mr. Phelps didn't have time for Ronda.
But at least he can demonstrate the reason that he is famous all over the world. Plus he has over 255,000 followers on Twitter.Michael Fred Phelps won 16 Olympic medals-six gold and two bronze at Athens in 2004, and eight gold at Beijing in 2008, winning more medals than any other athlete at both of these Olympic Games.
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