Olympian Usain Bolt celebrated in a big way following the Rio Games over the weekend. The Jamaican sprinter, who has a girlfriend back home, reportedly got close to a Brazilian student named Jady Duarte after partying at a club in Barra de Tijuca.
Per the Daily Mail, Bolt — the most decorated Olympic sprinter in history — celebrated his 30th birthday with Duarte, 20, on Sunday, August 21. Photos of the two half-clothed and in bed were later published on several Brazilian websites.
In the pics, Bolt cuddles up to Duarte without a shirt on and kisses her on the cheek. Duarte allegedly shared the snapshots with her friends via WhatsApp before they went viral.
"It's very negative. I never wanted to be famous, I'm dying of shame," Duarte reportedly told local newspaper Extra, via DM. "It was not a big deal. It was normal," she said of their hangout. "I'd rather not talk about it — in order not to complicate matters."
Bolt's girlfriend of two years, Kasi Bennett, has been cheering him on via Twitter in the last two weeks. During the Olympics, his final Games, Bolt won the gold medal in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay. After his wins, he told BBC Sport that he was "going to stay up late and have fun."
Earlier this month, Bolt opened up about his career exclusively with Us Weekly. "The best part of being the fastest man ever is that I say I'm faster than everyone alive, and there's no disputing that," he said in his 25 Things You Don't Know About Me feature. "After I retire, I want to do nothing for a long time."
Bolt, who told Us his celeb crush is Angelina Jolie, also revealed what he likes to do on a night off from competing.
"I like to chill," he said, "and play dominoes."
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