Shaun White Says Sorry About Arrest; GreenBeanBuddy Relates Others Think His Apology Is Endorsement-Motivated

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Olympic gold medalist Shaun White apologized for his misbehavior on Tuesday. Nonetheless, entertainment and sports news website related that some people thought his apology was all to save his endorsements.

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Although there are some people who believed he deserved credit for his apology, others thought he did it to save his endorsements...

Olympic gold medalist Shaun White has issued a public apology. A report from said that the athlete posted a sorry statement via his Facebook page over his arrest. However, GreenBeanBuddy related that some people thought it was all just to save his endorsements.

As stated in the said report, White was arrested Sunday morning for public intoxication and vandalism. It detailed that he pulled a fire alarm in one Nashville hotel that forced its guests to evacuate. One employee also said that he destroyed a hotel phone.

A separate report from related that the 26-year-old ran after the incident and even kicked a guest. It was said that the guest informed the driver of the cab the athlete was about to ride on that the police were coming for him.

However, on Tuesday, the day after he posted bail, White apologized for misbehavior on Facebook. He called his actions “bad choices” and explained that he was carried away of the celebration he was having with his family and friends in the said hotel.

Below is an excerpt of a post Shaun White Apologizes for His “Bad Choices” by

“Olympic snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White has apologized. And basically, that was for the incident involving him that happened in one Tenessee hotel Sunday morning. And as a futile attempt to whitewash it, the athlete said sorry for what he termed as his “bad choices.”

Reports have it that the skateboarding and snowboarding champion pulled the fire alarm of a hotel in Nashville. Guests were forced to evacuate because of it. He tried to escape after destroying a hotel phone and even kicked a guest whilst doing it. Nevertheless, his escape plan didn't work and he was arrested.”

Entertainment and sports news website said that not all is convinced of White's apology. Although there are some people who believed he deserved credit for his apology, others thought he did it to save his endorsements, it said. It shared that the athlete earned millions from his endorsements and even specified that in 2008 alone, White gained $9 million from them.

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