British Olympian Germaine Mason lost his life on Thursday after a motorcycle accident in Jamaica, and fellow Olympian Usain Bolt was present during the tragic crash.
The Great Britain Olympic Team confirmed the tragic news on Thursday via Twitter. “Team GB are incredibly saddened by the sudden death of Olympic medallist Germaine Mason. Rest in peace, Germaine,” the message read.
According to reports, Mason, 34, was leading a group of athletes, including Bolt, on motorcycles through Kingston when he crashed. Apparently, he was trying to avoid a vehicle when he lost control. Some reports suggest the athlete was returning from a Soca party.
According to UK’s Guardian, the Jamaican-born track star was pronounced dead at the scene.
Usain, who was a dear friend of Mason’s, has yet to respond.
Mason was a British high jumper who picked up a silver medal during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Based on the athlete’s social media account, he was also a huge fan of motorcycles, sharing a series of images throughout the years on his bike.
This photo, captioned “Night Rider,” was posted just six weeks ago.
Dr. Heavenly Explains Her ‘If My Husband Cheated He Didn’t Mean To’ Philosophy
Dr. Heavenly Kimes has an interesting philosophy on cheating … but then again we’re not surprised.
If you watch Married To Medicine then you know the successful Atlanta, GA dentist dotes on her husband, who she affectionately calls “daddy” and the two have a pretty solid marriage. So much so, that Kimes believes if he ever cheated on her he didn’t mean to do it.
Kimes made that proclamation after news broke that Dr. Jackie’s husband was having an affair, and of course she had the ladies scratching their heads. HipHollywood sat down with her to get more insight on her viewpoint. Here’s what she had to say.
“I said something that I think a lot of people feel but would not say it, because it’s not a politically correct thing to say,” she explained. “I said if my husband cheated he would not mean to do it. I stand by it, it may sound silly, it may sound funny, I’m not trying to be funny, I don’t think he would have meant to do it.”
“I can’t say it was her, I’m not going to put it all on her, but it had to have been something to make that man go that far,” she adds referring to the other woman. “Maybe I’m naive but I don’t think my husband would just cheat on me and mean to cheat.”
To her credit, Kimes is also a certified relationship coach and has been dishing her advice (solicited or not) to the other wives since season 2. She ended her explanation comparing cheating to a person on a diet. The analogy was pretty hilarious, but actual made a lot of sense.
“I like to compare sex to food because they go together,” she says. “If you’re hungry and you know you’re on a diet and you’re really really trying really hard and somebody comes with a buffet of your favorite foods and lays it all out for you and starts putting … you didn’t mean to eat it but you ate it.”
So do you agree Heavenly? Let us know in the comments below.
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