Phelps: Beer Sponsor in America, Outcast in China

Michael Phelps is quickly becoming an Olympic god in America, where we plaster our heroes onto cereal boxes, because we like nice, fit people staring back at us when we stuff our faces with high fructose corn syrup. Mmmm! Athleticism!

Still, this strikes one as a questionable ad strategy: Anheuser-Busch openly admitted to CNBC’s Darren Rovell that they would still consider marketing the champion swimmer — even though Phelps was arrested for DUI in November. Read more…