Michael Phelps Recent News



Michael Phelps Qualifies for 5th Olympics, Making History 

22 medals and counting…

Scott Baumgartner | June 30, 2016 - 1:06 pm

Michael Phelps Reveals He Once Considered Suicide

“I thought the world would just be better off without me.”

Jelani Addams Rosa | June 23, 2016 - 5:39 pm

WATCH: Michael Phelps Says He ‘Didn’t Want to See Another Day’ When He Was Struggling with Alcohol

The most decorated Olympian of all time is opening up about his inner demons.

Gabrielle Chung | April 26, 2016 - 5:05 pm

Celebuzz’d Episode 008: Jaime King, #Brands, and That Time Justin Timberlake Tried to Save MySpace

If you aren’t doing the most as a celebrity, then you probably aren’t doing it right.

Mia Lardiere | April 15, 2016 - 12:00 pm

WATCH: Michael Phelps Strips Down to Speedo in Hilarious Courtside Stunt

Distracting might be an understatement!

Scott Baumgartner | January 29, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Michael Phelps Is Going to Be a Dad

Oh, (Olympic) baby.

Peggy Truong | November 18, 2015 - 3:24 pm

Michael Phelps Announces Engagement to Miss California 2010 With Adorable Instagram Posts

Michael Phelps and girlfriend Nicole Johnson got engaged yesterday (Feb. 21, 2015) and announced the happy news with some super romantic Instagram posts.

The 22-time Olympic medalist and Johnson, who was crowned Miss California USA in 2010, have been dating on and off since 2007.

They both shared adorable photos to…

Kaitlyn Laurie | February 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Olympian Michael Phelps is Headed Into Treatment Following Last Week’s DUI Bust

It was probably only a matter of time, but Michael Phelps confirmed this morning that he is, in fact, headed into treatment following last week’s nasty DUI bust.

Jason Marshall | October 5, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Michael Phelps Arrested For DUI

Michael Phelps was arrested for DUI this morning.

It’s being reported that Michael was pulled over at around 1:40 a.m. in Baltimore, Maryland and his B.A.C. level was twice the legal limit! The Maryland Transportation Authority released a statement saying that Michael was driving his white Land Rover and was pulled over for speeding. The…

Jess Cohen | September 30, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Justin Bieber’s ‘Happy Feet’ Tattoo Dream Leads the Week in Celebrity Tweets

It’s no secret that Justin Bieber loves tattoos. His most recent one was etched just last month: an armored knight on his left arm.

This week, the Biebs shared with his 40 million Twitter followers his thoughts on everything from jetlag to eating fried oreos, to a frog lawn mower and his latest…

Peggy Truong | June 14, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Michael Phelps Endorses Golf, Disses Politics With World’s Single Most Astute Tweet

You remember Michael Phelps, right? He’s the Olympic swimmer who won something like all the gold medals and maybe loves weed but definitely loves Subway. He’s also the smart Olympic swimmer when you put him next to this nightmare parade. So he’s almost unequivocally qualified to make the following statement, which he did today, on Twitter.

Robert Kessler | June 13, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Watch: Michael Phelps’ New Girlfriend Revealed, Describes Olympic Champ As A ‘Good Kisser’ With A ‘Great Body’

After retiring with 22 Olympic medals, then splitting from partner Megan Rossee, Michael Phelps is trying to find the perfect girl.

Meet Sarah Herndon.

Less than a month after his break-up, the most decorated Olympian of all time met this 22-year-old waitress just before Christmas in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico where Herndon was vacationing with…

Gabrielle Chung | February 13, 2013 - 9:00 am

Michael Phelps Splits With Girlfriend Megan Rossee: ‘They Were Too Young,’ Her Mom Confirms (EXCLUSIVE)

“Michael needs to smell the flowers after having such a competitive career.”

That’s how the mother of Michael Phelps’ ex-girlfriend, Megan Rossee, described the split between her model daughter and the most decorated Olympian of all time.

But Susan Rossee insisted to Celebuzz the split is far from acrimonious.

“They remain…

Cliff Renfrew | January 3, 2013 - 10:00 am

Beyond the Velvet Rope: Michael Phelps Cements His Celebrity Status, Fab Five Go Boy (Band) Crazy (GALLERY)

Michael Phelps was immortalized in cement this week. Well, at least his feet were.

Meanwhile, Phelps’ fellow Olympians the Fab Five ran into one of the hottest boy bands in town.

Want more details on these celebrity sightings – and many more? Join us as we go beyond the velvet rope –

Lance Debler | September 14, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Michael Phelps Celebrates Retirement With Pool Party in Las Vegas (GALLERY)

Only Michael Phelps would celebrate his retirement with a weekend-long pool party.

The 27-year-old Olympian, who has taken home 18 gold medals in his career, partied poolside Saturday afternoon at the Encore Beach Club in Las Vegas. Phelps celebrated his retirement from competitive swimming alongside his fans, friends and teammates — including Allison Schmitt,…

Crystal Bell | September 4, 2012 - 11:13 am

Michael Phelps, Misty May-Treanor Unveil Their Olympics Limited Edition Wheaties Boxes (PHOTOS)

Olympian Michael Phelps can add yet another honor to his highly decorated career: Wheaties coverman. The 18-time gold medalist and fellow Olympian Misty May-Treanor debuted their limited edition Wheaties boxes on Thursday, which will hit supermarket shelves in September.

Phelps, 27, finished the 2012 London Olympic Games as the most decorated Olympian of all…

Crystal Bell | August 16, 2012 - 11:42 am

Michael Phelps Poses for Sultry Louis Vuitton Ad (PHOTO)

Clearly, winning 22 Olympic medals has its perks.

Case in point: Michael Phelps brand-new ad for Louis Vuitton, in which he strips down to a Speedo and eyes the camera while sitting in a bathtub.

The ad was shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, who in her decades-plus career has photographed…

| August 14, 2012 - 9:10 am

Michael Phelps Hits the Green for Golf Channel Reality Series

With his final Olympics behind him, Michael Phelps is taking on a new sport and he’s doing it for the Golf Channel’s cameras.

The cable network announced on Saturday that the most decorated Olympian in history with 22 career medals will be featured as a student on the fifth season of The Haney

Jethro Nededog | August 11, 2012 - 6:34 pm

Michael Phelps Vacations With Pals in the Maldives (PHOTO)

When you’re the most decorated Olympian of all time, life’s a beach.

After upping his medal count to a whopping 22 during the 2012 London Olympics, Michael Phelps jetted off with pals for a guys-only getaway in the Maldives.

How is Phelps celebrating his record-breaking success?

Cory Lopez | August 11, 2012 - 5:00 pm
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