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Most notorious womanizers in sports history

SPORTS By BY RENAE JUSKA | December 8th 2013 | 4 min read


At last year’s London Olympics, there was uproar of drama regarding 11-time USA Olympic swimming medalist Ryan Lochte and his mum’s comments about his sex life. She stated, “He goes out on one-night stands. He’s not able to fully give to a relationship because he’s always on the go.”

So Lochte was pretty much using his mum as a wingman? That’s just a little odd; you’d think that she’d want him to have a steady girlfriend. However, after this incident, Lochte got labeled as another womanizer in the world of sports.

These athletic womanizers manipulate their extra-curricular activities to their finest. Most of them have had many girlfriends or mistresses, while others are cheating on their wives. But the best womanizers are the ones that have numerous kids with multiple women.

But some of them just need to learn to play it safe; otherwise they end up with numerous kids and court cases. Many women who birth these children are probably just looking for money and the media attention that they get for sleeping with a professional athlete.

Either way, their sexual tendencies have got them noticed in one way or another.

So take a look, and see if you agree with the biggest womanizers in sports history, Enjoy!

Magic Johnson

Magic's love life seemed all fun and games as he admitted to having sex with around 300 people per year for a few years. However, his life took a turn in 1991, when he admitted to being infected with HIV. At this point in time he announced he had "lost count" of his number and said he had absolutely no idea which girl that he got it from.

The devastating news forced him to retire his career with the LA Lakers. 21 years later, Magic is still active with his foundation, which attempts to decrease the occurrence of HIV/Aids in vulnerable. He was able to get married and have a child, neither of which are HIV positive. Overall, Johnson's reputation went from promiscuous in the 90's to a honorable role model now.


Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo's case is also unique because he only has one child (Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.). The biggest speculation of his case was who was the baby mama? She wasn't seen for the first year or so of her child's birth.

The ultimate ruling was that it was a 25-year old student that couldn't afford her child so she let Ronaldo have custody. However, there is speculation that Ronaldo was paying her to keep hush about who she was. Besides that, Ronaldo has dated numerous women, including celebrities Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton and Imogen Thomas; The Real Madrid star has now settled down and is in a two-year relationship with model Irina Shayk.

Shawn Kemp

Kemp is known as one of the biggest deadbeat dads in sports. He has seven kids with six different women and it is rumored that there are many more. This just adds onto his legal issues, which include possession of cocaine, 60 grams of marijuana and a semi-automatic pistol. Even worse, he has never lived with any of the baby mama's!

Evander Holyfield

As of September, former boxer Evander Holyfield’s debt in child support was said to be over $500,000 (Sh43million) and he is now forced by the courts to put down almost $3, 000 (Sh258, 000) a month in order to begin paying off the debts He has 11 legitimate children with eight different women and is rumoured to have a 12th child that is potentially his.

He openly admitted that five of his children were born out of wedlock. However, Holyfield was married to three of the women that he had children with at one point or another.


Dennis Rodman

Rodman’s fame to claim was his crazy hairstyles and his insecurity of his sex life. He claims to have had sex with over 2,000 girls, including around 500 that were not prostitutes. That’s around 1,500 women he paid to have sex with. There are claims that it was due to insecurities in his younger years and allegedly his first sexual encounter was at the age of 20, which was also with a stripper. And judging by his tendency to cross-dressing, we could see the insecurity factor being 100% legitimate.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods has one of the most infamous reputations of the 21st century. The better part of Tiger's story is the fact that he was married to Swedish model, Elin Nordegren. If you're dating a model, do you really need to be cheating? Numerous women came out admitting to affairs with Tiger during his marriage. A few of the mistresses were film stars, but others were waitresses from local diners. Now Woods is forbidden to have any of his girlfriends around and of his kids and he paid a hefty $110million (Sh9.4billion) for his divorce settlement.

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