Navratilova Pot Smoking Incident?

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by JoelDali, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. JoelDali

    JoelDali G.O.A.T.

    Mar 30, 2009
    This sounds fishy...

    ---January 29, 2010

    (ONews) Former women's professional tennis player and Tennis Channel commentator Martina Navratilova was embroiled this morning in a controlversy surrounding her on air comments about smoking marijuana, a banned substance in professional sports and highly illegal in Austrailia, site of the 2010 Austrailian Open.

    During the men's semi final beteen Jo Wilfreid Tsonga and Roger Federer the former women's tennis number one reportedly told Bob Macatee she was going to "put some dope in her pipe and smoke it." Roger Federer had just a hit a rediculous inside out forehand short cross court winner in the first set at the 5-2 mark. Navratilova, thinking her mic was on mute was witnessed reaching into her fanny pack and took out a glass "pot smoking device" and tried to pack it with some local Melbourne Blue Dynamite, a powerful indican variant of the drug that reportedly has killed 7 Melbourne University students in the last 3 months. It was also reported that a surveilance video was caught of Navratilova purchasing the marijuana the previous evening outside Rod Laver arena from Brisbanian drug gangs.

    WTA players have expressed shock at the news that traveled fast Friday morning. WTA founder Billie Jean King was contacted at her Melbourne estate, "Martina is very resillient, with the right treatment and focus she can rid herself of this awful disease. Addiction haunts the fabric of our society, no one is immune to this disease."

    The story is in sharp contract to Andre Agassi, the former world's #1 who admitted to past methampthetimine abuse, a much softer an accepted drug of choice on the men's ATP tour. He also admitted lying to the ATP about positive results in 1997. Agassi, speaking from his home in Las Vegas via conference call was quoted as saying "pot is a really dangerous drug that has destroyed lives not only here in Las Vegas but in communities across Hawaii and the greater Canadian empire. Pot has been part of the problem and we're just sticking bandaids on these problems and not really doing anything about getting a solution and stuff. I really hope Martina comes out of this OK."

    Mcatee said he would have enjoyed lighting up with Martina after Federer hit that disgusting forehand winner but he "prefers joints with dry, aged pot with bottom of the bag crystals" rather than Martin'a "bowls of sticky indica bud."

    "The Indica really makes me sleepy and say stupid stuff on air," Macatee said. He also says joints are easier to conceal when getting stoned while on air. "You just mute the mic temporarily and take a big puff being careful to not quaff one out too loud. Joints don't make you cough if you take small baby hits."

    Tennis Channel for its part appears to stand behind Martina and issued a statement that said, "come on man, everyone smokes pot, even grand slam champions. Its unfortunate Martina could not wait until after the match to get silly."

    Navratilova has not commented on the story and referred all questions to her attorneys in Dallas.

    (c) (2010)
  2. thejackal

    thejackal Hall of Fame

    Oct 17, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
    ONews? as in the onion? heh
  3. batz

    batz G.O.A.T.

    Jan 9, 2009
    a powerful indican variant of the drug that reportedly has killed 7 Melbourne University students in the last 3 months

    I got this far before I knew :)
  4. TourTenor

    TourTenor Professional

    Dec 26, 2006
    Word has it that she bought the stuff from some guy named Juan. Yeah, it's called "MartinaJuana".:shock:
  5. CCNM

    CCNM Hall of Fame

    Mar 31, 2009
    Albuquerque, NM USA
    I knew she had to have some skeletons in her closet! ha ha ha ha!
  6. joeri888

    joeri888 G.O.A.T.

    Jan 23, 2008
    Why is it illegal anyway? Is tobacco illegal on tour as well? Or coffee? Especially coffee is more performance enhancing, just as addictive as some 'good' marihuana.

    (yeah come on, make a joke about me being from the Netherlands)
  7. Araxen

    Araxen Rookie

    Sep 8, 2009
    It's just pot. /shrug

    Alot of hoopla over something that isn't any worse than drinking booze.
  8. ogruskie

    ogruskie Professional

    Feb 2, 2008
    Did the posters above actually read the article? Or just jump to conclusions based on the title?

    herr durr durr durr dur
  9. JoelDali

    JoelDali G.O.A.T.

    Mar 30, 2009
    Epic fail. Too many misspellings to be legit.
  10. surfvland

    surfvland Semi-Pro

    Aug 19, 2005
    So. Cal.
    HAAhaahahaaaahahaha your're funny dude. Now lets go get some burritos,and some donuts, and some Pizza and some.......
  11. edmondsm

    edmondsm Legend

    Nov 26, 2005
    In an in between place.
    Whatever you say Cheech von Chong.

    Sorry that was lame, but it was all I got this late at night.

    Really though. In the US, you can go to a gun shop and own a seriously deadly weapon with no trouble at all and it is completely legal. Yet if I want to smoke some pot and play Virtua Tennis 3, I have to break the law. It's just not right.

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