Advertisements

Former Badger, Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton Worked As Escort

December 20, 2012

WI

Suzy Favor Hamilton, from her Badger days.

Suzy Favor Hamilton, from her Badger days.

Former University of Wisconsin track star and three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton has, well, had quite a secret:

DECEMBER 20—A three-time U.S. Olympian whose illustrious running career has included a Nike TV commercial, a swimsuit calendar, and ongoing promotional work for Disney has spent the last year doubling as a $600-an-hour call girl, an astounding secret life that she now regretfully calls a “huge mistake.”

Beginning last December, Suzy Favor Hamilton, 44, has worked with one of Las Vegas’s premier escort services, booking scores of “dates” in Sin City and other U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston.

She issued the following statement today via Twitter:

“I realize I have made highly irrational choices and I take full responsibility for them. I am not a victim here and knew what I was doing,” she said. “I was drawn to escorting in large part because it provided many coping mechanisms for me when I was going through a very challenging time with my marriage and my life. It provided an escape from a life that I was struggling in. It was a double life.

“I do not expect people to understand, but the reasons for doing this made sense to me at the time and were very much related to depression. As crazy as I know it seems, I never thought I would be exposed, therefore never hurting anybody. I have been seeking the help of a psychologist for the past few weeks and will continue to do so after I have put things together.

“I cannot emphasize enough how sorry I am to anyone I have hurt as a result of my actions and greatly appreciate the support from family and those closest to me. I fully intend to make amends and get back to being a good mother, wife, daughter, and friend.”

So how was she discovered?

While Favor Hamilton has used an alias, “Kelly Lundy,” when working as an escort, she inexplicably shared her true identity with several male clients, believing that her secret was somehow safe with strangers who paid for her company by leaving envelopes stuffed with cash on bathroom vanities in swanky hotels.

Seems reasonable. In the Smoking Gun story, she said her husband was aware of her activities and tried – unsuccessfully – to get her to stop.

Advertisements
,

About Tony

Founder of Ball Eight.

View all posts by Tony

More From Daily Big Ten

Get more Daily Big Ten via RSS feed, Twitter and Facebook. You'll like it.

2 Comments on “Former Badger, Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton Worked As Escort”

  1. gratis sexfilme Says:

    I simply desired to thank you very much again. I’m not certain the things that I might have done without these information revealed by you concerning that situation. It seemed to be a very traumatic case for me personally, nevertheless understanding your specialized manner you resolved the issue took me to cry over delight. I’m just happier for the
    guidance and in addition trust you realize what
    an amazing job that you are accomplishing instructing most people all through your web site.

    I’m certain you have never met any of us.

    Reply

  2. www.ogame-wissen.de Says:

    I not to mention my friends came examining the great key points from
    the website and then all of the sudden I
    had an awful suspicion I had not expressed respect to the website owner for those tips.
    My boys became absolutely joyful to read through them
    and have undoubtedly been taking advantage of
    them. Thanks for really being quite thoughtful as well as for picking
    out varieties of excellent resources most people are really wanting to
    be informed on. My honest regret for not expressing gratitude to you sooner.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: