Rodgers Forge native and Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps announced early Sunday morning on Instagram that he and longtime girlfriend, former Miss California Nicole Johnson, are engaged. "I'm gonna be a Mrs.," Johnson said on her own page. Bowman announced earlier this month that Phelps plans to return to the competition this April, after a six-month suspension following a DUI arrest.Fellow swimmer, and Bob Bowman-coached, Allison Schmitt snapped a photo of the happy couple, who have been off and on since 2007, in the snow right after the proposal. The swimmer has yet to officially confirm if he will make a run for the 2016 Rio Olympics.So thankful to have my best friend with me everyday!!!A woman who claims to be the girlfriend of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps revealed in a Facebook post that she was born intersex, a fact she has not previously revealed to Phelps, among others.13 that she was born intersex, told the Washington For those who doubt the validity of screenshots with the name "Michael" at the top of a stream of texts, she says, "I also have a 17,000-page forensic report showing everything — all the geo scans, the cellphone tower signals, the pings.
Back in November, we were the first to tell you about Phelps and Taylor Liane Chandler.At the behest of the PR firm, Johnson reportedly began editing her Instagram page the same day that Phelps entered rehab, in order to erase all traces of her current relationship.When Phelps completed his 28-day program, both Chandler and Johnson's ex were reportedly tossed aside in favor of a relationship that meshed with Phelps' golden boy image. The proposal took place in Colorado and the happy couple, along with Schmitt and Johnson's family, celebrated the next day with brunch in Colorado Springs. Both Phelps' sister, Hilary, and mom, Debbie, commented on social media to share their well wishes.