SECRET LIFE: Former Olympian Works As Call Girl

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Most people know the name Suzy Favor Hamilton as a three-time Olympian and Drake Relays stand-out, Wednesday the former track star made a surprising admission.

Favor Hamilton admitted to the website The Smoke Gun that for the past year she has been working as a $600 an hour call girl.  According to the report Favor Hamilton used the alias Kelly Lundy to go on engagements in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston. She told the website her husband knew of her work, but didn’t support it.  

After the story was published Hamilton took to Twitter saying the decision was hers, but she knows now it was a mistake.

In her tweets she said, “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. 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.”

Favor Hamilton currently lives in Wisconsin with her husband and young daughter.  

NBC Sports reports that Favor Hamilton’s struggles with depression date back all the way to her Olympic days.   

She went on to say on Twitter, “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.”

In 2009 Favor Hamilton was named of the Drake Relays Athletes of the Century and is the only athlete to hold Drake Relays records in three events.