Phelps' Latest Offer: Cigar 'Smokesperson'

See, who needs Kellogs?
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 10, 2009 9:03 AM CST
In this file photo provided Kellogg Co., a prototype of a box of Kellogg's Corn Flakes with US swimming star Michael Phelps is seen.   (AP Photo/Kellogg Co.)
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(Newser) – Finally, someone who appreciates Michael Phelps’ less obvious talents. Gurkha Cigars has offered the toking Olympian $25,000 to be its official "smokesperson," reports TMZ. In a letter, the company said it wanted Phelps to “do what you do best—smoke and swim. And while we can’t help with your swimming skills, we can definitely offer you the best of the best when it comes to the cigar world.”