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Michael Phelps Doesn’t Bathe for Louis Vuitton, Apparently [Updated]

Michael Phelps.
Michael Phelps. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

This morning, what appeared to be a Louis Vuitton ad featuring Michael Phelps in the bathtub surfaced on JustJared, and the world congratulated the swimmer on trumping Ryan Lochte yet again. However, Louis Vuitton has now stated that the photograph, supposedly taken by Annie Liebovitz, was “stolen” and is “NOT an LV image.” So we’ve taken it down, even though no one denied that it just might be an LV image someday.

Phelps Doesn’t Bathe for Louis Vuitton, It Seems