go to MSN.com
Originally written on Sportress of Blogitude  |  Last updated 10/31/14

Michael Phelps wasn’t going to remain single for long. Coming off his most recent relationship with Megan Rosse that reportedly ended in late 2012, the Super Olympian is once again a kept man, as the word is out that he presently is dating bombshell model Sarah Herndon. The news that the two are an item and getting hot and heavy was let out of the bag by Miss Herndon herself in an interview with the Daily Mail. And hopefully Michael Phelps is cool with her relaying the information, because she doesn’t hold much back. Given that one does not expect to hear much about the love lives of celebrities and that most of them prefer to keep their private lives private, the fact that Herndon reveals some very juicy, very personal details about the couple’s burgeoning love affair in the interview is indeed surprising. The 22-year-old waitress-model says she met Phelps just before Christmas while vacationing with her family in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. She and her three sisters were hand-picked by workers at a club the four were at and asked to join Phelps at his table. Sarah tells the Daily Mail that “Me and all my sisters were dancing on the bar. A worker came up to us and wanted us to go and hang out at his table, he said “Michael Phelps is coming, I want you there”.” About that first night, Herndon says, ”We danced but we were just more talking. There was definitely an attraction but nothing really happened that night. We both talked about how we were both recently single. He didn’t say a lot. He just said it didn’t work out (with Megan), it didn’t sound to [sic] fun, I think that’s just what happens when you break up with people.” How do you like that, huh? Must be real tough to be Michael Phelps, right? Not that it’s probably difficult generally for him to pick up chicks, but club employees also are scoping out gals and handpicking a group of them that are dancing on the bar and ordering them to sit down at his table. It’s like shooting fish in a barrel. Speaking of fishing, in early January after his initial courtship of Herndon, Phelps escorted her on a five-day stay in the Bahamas, where the couple fished, snorkeled and enjoyed the scenery and obviously, each other’s company. Some of the choice quotes from the interview where Herndon gushes about her new beau: “Michael’s a good kisser. He’s very cuddly and kissy, which is cute. He’s charming and a gentleman.” “He’s got like a confident side to him to that makes you want more. But he’s very sweet at the same time.” “He’s got a great sculpted body. He’s obviously been a swimmer like forever. There’s not really much bad you can say about it.” “Michael is a very affectionate, sweet guy, that’s all I’m going to say.  I’m really happy to have got to know him on a more personal level.” Jeez, it must be puppy love, right. This young lady clearly is smitten by the Olympian and quite taken Phelps. And in light of some of the photos of Herndon on the interwebs, it’s probably a safe bet that Phelps is quite smitten with her as well: Not a bad-looking young lady, eh? That’s my understatement for the day. But really, she almost has little bit of a Isla Fisher kind of thing going on. [Daily Mail, via The Big Lead, via @JimmyTraina] TweetThe post Michael Phelps has an attractive new girlfriend: Model Sarah Herndon (photos) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

6 Comments:
  • comment below viewing threshold

    show comment

  • What a dolt! She would not last a a day if I was dating her. I've dated a few models in my day and none were that vapid!"umm and like". I know he's no rocket scientist but aim a litter higher.
  • Is she a doper too?
  • Jersey Bob,
    Correct brother, She's sounds as if she's reading cue cards.

    How'd you let a model get away? I have one who was a modeled blue jeans and all sorts of makeup. Kept her, married her and never regretted a day. Though she's not going to be happy knowing I said kept.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Eric Decker defends wife over social media comments

Brandon Marshall taken to hospital following injury

DeMarco Murray's alleged texts to ex-teammate's wife shared

Dodgers, Padres reportedly in trade talks for Matt Kemp

David Ortiz: I haven't spoken to A-Rod in almost one year

Ryan Leaf released from prison, looks shockingly different

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Art Briles: It's un-American to keep TCU ahead of Baylor

Gronkowski not worried about 'Bieber Curse': 'On to San Diego'

Texans place Jadeveon Clowney on injured reserve list

Nebraska hires Mike Riley as new football coach

Michael Vick doesn’t view being benched as being benched

Report: Jay Gruden has issues with RG3 on and off field

WATCH: Blimp crashes info fans at Blazers-Pacers game

WATCH: UCF beats ECU with game-ending Hail Mary

Cuba's new baseball revolution

Are the Dallas Mavericks title contenders?

Kobe Bryant, Rajon Rondo had breakfast together in Boston?

10 best available 2015 MLB non-tenders

10 candidates to replace Mike Riley at Oregon State

WATCH: Arian Foster speaks to media in British accent

Jim McElwain hired as Florida Gators football coach

NFL MVP Race: J.J. Watt or Aaron Rodgers?

WATCH: Ed Reed asks if hanging with Bieber could hurt Patriots

Ranking the NFL’s remaining nationally televised games

Swimming News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
RUMORS & GOSSIP

Eric Decker defends wife over social media comments

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker found himself once again in the position of being forced to defend his wife, country music singer Jessie James Decker, due to her outspoken nature and how it has caused another New York media firestorm. Decker spent most of his time speaking to the media on Thursday talking...Read More The post Eric Decker again discussing wife Jessie James...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 hours ago

Brandon Marshall taken to hospital following injury

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was injured in the second quarter of the team’s game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday Night Football. Marshall took a knee to the back and was down for an extended period of time. The Bears initially indicated that the star receiver was questionable to return with a rib injury before ruling him out completely.  Further reports...
Via Sportsnaut
10 hours ago

DeMarco Murray's alleged texts to ex-teammate's wife shared

While DeMarco Murray was busy having a huge game for the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night, his ex-Oklahoma teammate was airing his dirty secrets over Twitter. You may recall that on Sunday former Oklahoma running back Brennan Clay claimed over Twitter that Murray was having an affair with his wife, Gina D’Agostini. Clay and D’Agostini...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago

Dodgers, Padres reportedly in trade talks for Matt Kemp

The Dodgers outfielder that may find a new home this winter may not be Carl Crawford or Andre Ethier – it could be Matt Kemp. Interest in Kemp is high this offseason, and the Padres have now jumped into the fray for Kemp. Sources: #Dodgers continue to discuss trade of Kemp to #Padres. Grandal likely would be in package going to LAD, and SD would get $ in deal. — Ken Rosenthal...
Via The Outside Corner
12 hours ago

David Ortiz: I haven't spoken to A-Rod in almost one year

            This embed is invalid   " /> David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez once were good friends, but apparently, that’s not the case anymore.   Back in January, the controversial New York Yankees third baseman’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, talked to ESPN Radio about performance enhancing drug use in baseball, saying “I’m not...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago

Ryan Leaf released from prison, looks shockingly different

Hide yo wife, hide yo kids! Ryan Leaf has made parole! Leaf was released from a Great Falls, Montana, prison on Thursday and is out on parole after serving time for breaking into two homes and stealing prescription drugs in 2012. Leaf was initially doing his time in a drug treatment facility, but he was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago

Art Briles: It's un-American to keep TCU ahead of Baylor

Attention, College Football Playoff selection committee: if you leave Baylor out of the playoff and keep TCU in, you’re basically un-American.  That’s what Bears’ coach Art Briles thinks, anyway.  The 59-year-old coach appeared on ESPN’s Mike & Mike program Thursday morning, during which he touched on a number of topics, including the health of his quarterback,...
Via College Spun
16 hours ago

Gronkowski not worried about 'Bieber Curse': 'On to San Diego'

      This embed is invalid   " /> New England Patriots fans woke up in a state of panic Tuesday morning. The cause: The curse of Justin Bieber had been bequeathed upon their favorite NFL team. Tight end Rob Gronkowski, linebackers Akeem Ayers and Darius Fleming and running backs Jonas Gray and Shane Vereen hung out with the pop singer Monday...
Via NESN.com
15 hours ago

Texans place Jadeveon Clowney on injured reserve list

An incredibly disappointing rookie season for Jadeveon Clowney officially came to an end on Thursday, as the Houston Texans announced that they have placed their No. 1 overall pick on season-ending IR. Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Clowney will have surgery on his right knee. With that, Clowney’s rookie season ends with just seven tackles...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago

Nebraska hires Mike Riley as new football coach

Nebraska went back to a familiar college football name by hiring Mike Riley as the program’s newest head coach to replace the recently fired Bo Pelini. #Huskers, help us welcome Coach Mike Riley to the Big Red family! #GBR — Nebraska Huskers (@Huskers) December 4, 2014   Riley, who began his college football coaching career as a graduate assistant under Mike White at...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.