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Michael Phelps Will Race A Shark For Discovery's Shark Week!

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Everyone make sure your man is in the cage and your cage is in the water — because Shark Week is almost upon us!

The annual Discovery programming block is turning 29 this year, but you'd think it was 12 with this latest stunt: Michael Phelps is racing a shark!

The Olympic gold medal swimmer is testing his aquatic speed against the ultimate swimming (and killing) machine in the form of a great white shark in the upcoming special entitled Phelps Vs. Shark: Great Gold Vs. Great White.

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We have no idea how the Sunday, July 23 special will pull off the race, though we can probably guarantee Phelps won't be racing for his life. Probably. According to the promo:

"They are one of the fastest and most efficient predators on the planet: Sharks. He is our greatest champion to ever get in the water: Michael Phelps. 39 world records. 23 Olympic golds. But he has one competition left to win. An event so monumental no one has ever attempted it before. The world's most decorated athlete takes on the ocean's most efficient predator: "Phelps V Shark" – the race is on!"

We are so down to see this! Will YOU be tuning in??

[Image via Details Magazine/Discovery.]

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Ryan Lochte Confesses He Contemplated Suicide After Rio Olympics Scandal

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Ryan Lochte gets candid about the backlash.

There's more for Ryan Lochte to say about his Rio Olympics scandal.

In a new interview with ESPN the Magazine published on Tuesday, the controversial swimmer revealed having suicidal thoughts amid the backlash last summer.

As you probably remember, the 32-year-old filed a police report stating that he and some teammates were robbed at gunpoint. Well, it turned out the group of Olympians actually vandalized a gas station and lied about it.

Ryan was suspended from competitive swimming for 10 months.

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Recounting the controversy, he shared:

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Soccer Stars Abby Wambach & Mia Hamm Have Powerful Messages For Little Girl Disqualified For Looking 'Like A Boy'

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Mili Hernandez may not have gotten to play in her tournament's finals — but getting a shoutout from two soccer legends is a nice consolation prize!

In case you missed this insane story of discrimination, the Nebraska 8-year-old's entire team was disqualified from the finals of the girls soccer tournament because organizers couldn't be convinced Hernandez wasn't a boy.

The Springfield Soccer Association has since claimed there was a clerical error that listed her as a boy, but the parents provided all the necessary documentation on the day. It was clearly the perception of the judges that kept them from accepting the proof.

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Well, it didn't take long for the chica got some support from the highest level. No, not the Supreme Court! We mean Mia Hamm and Abby Wambach!

Both Olympic gold medalists/FIFA champs reached out to Mili with empowering messages; one even had a special offer! Abby wrote:

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A Bachelor Spin-Off For Every Season — ABC Green Lights The Bachelor Winter Games To Compete With The Olympics!

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ABC might be reaching with this one.

Ahead of their upfront presentation on Tuesday, the Disney-owned TV network revealed that they're launching yet another Bachelor spin-off. And while the new reality program is still slated to have a love component, the recently announced show is actually a winter-themed athletic competition.

According to ABC, The Bachelor Winter Games "will reunite the all-stars at a luxurious winter resort, where they will go head-to-head in winter-themed athletic challenges, including the toughest sport of all: love."

OMG. STOP IT.

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Also, does anyone else feel like the network totally stole this idea from MTV's The Challenge?? Hmmmmm.

Anywho, the spin-off is expected to drop in February as it will air opposite NBC's Winter Olympics coverage. We mean, that's not a bad way to hijack viewers from NBC. Not to mention, both Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss and longtime producer Martin Hilton have signed on to executive produce the show — so we KNOW it's going to be entertaining at least.

Still we have a feeling this spin-off could end in disaster, especially if past hyper-aggressive contestants *cough* Chad Johnson *cough* sign on for the series. We guess we'll just have to tune in to see how it all plays out!

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Shania Twain Teases Feel Good Comeback Single In New Promo For Winter Olympics! Take A Listen!

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We may be living in a dark, golden shower age, but Shania Twain is here to remind us that life won't keep sucking forever!

The country-pop singer is releasing her first album in over a decade, and we're expecting good things based on the lyrics of her lead track!

This week, the That Don't Impress Me Much singer teased the studio version of Life's About to Get Good — her soon-to-be comeback single — in a new commercial for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Though the Olympics won't be underway for quite some time, Shania's upbeat new jam will officially hit the airwaves next month. Her still-untitled album is slated for a September release.

Based on the preview, it sounds like Shania might have a feel-good summer anthem on her hands!

Ch-ch-check out the TV spot for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in South Korea (below) to get a taste of the good life!

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Tom Daley Has Officially Wed Boyfriend Dustin Lance Black — Deets HERE!

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It appears as though Tom Daley is officially off the market as he's wed his longtime boyfriend, Dustin Lance Black! Awwwww.

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The Olympian confirmed the happy news on Instagram, as he posted on Monday:

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Radio Correspondent Says Fox News Fired Her Less Than 24 Hours After She Reached Out To A Discrimination Investigator

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Apparently Fox News' women problem isn't limited to TV anchors!

Middle East-based Fox News Radio correspondent Jessica Golloher (above) is suing for gender discrimination and retaliation, saying they fired her only after she spoke to a lawyer about how her mistreatment.

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She says less than 24 hours after she reached out to Michele Hirshman, the lawyer hired by Fox News' parent company 21st Century Fox to investigate claims of harassment by the network's female employees, she received notice that her contract would not be renewed due to budgetary constraints.

Her attorney, Douglas Wigdor, writes in his official complaint:

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