Found August 09, 2012 on Busted Coverage:
PLAYERS: Aries Merritt
Day 12 of the Olympics had a few monumental events according the Twitter, but none bigger than U.S. track star Aries Merritt winning gold in the 110-meter hurdles. For whatever reason there was a lot of hate being thrown towards Merritt. Some people calling him gay, some calling out his braids and some making fun of his contact lenses. Whatever it was, this bro was hard-pressed to find support on Twitter…even though he is an American athlete who just won gold! Black dudes on Twitter can be so ruthless. Filed under: Olympics
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