Flair’s people address Grantland.com article

This man can smile today because while he does have alcoholic cardiomyopathy, he does not have alcoholic cardiomyopathy.

Have Figure Four’s people call my people:

Flair’s representative addresses the recent story

The following is a statement released by Ric Flair’s Agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni, of Legacy Talent and Entertainment, LLC:

“Mr. Fliehr has declined to comment on the “Grantland” story published this week, as he has consistently with media inquiries regarding legal affairs. While the information gleaned from courthouse records may be credible, Mr. Fliehr is currently evaluating his legal options with respect to falsehoods in the story, specifically the untrue statement that he suffers from alcoholic cardiomyopathy. Our client understands that these allegations are part of the territory when you are not only famous, but a living legend. Ric Flair is a sports entertainer, which has been a lifelong passion that he still enjoys delivering to his fans today, along with his work outside of the ring with various charitable causes. We will be sure to advise Mr. Fliehr against running for County Treasurer and instead to continue entertaining his millions of fans all over the world as he has been doing for the past 35 years.”

Well, that solves that then. Oh wait a minute! http://books.google.com/books?id=wMItEY4Z_SYC&lpg=PT439&vq=cardiomyopathy&pg=PT439#v=onepage&q&f=false

Through my many years of partying, I also developed something called “alcoholic cardiomyopathy,” a weakening of the heart muscles. I first detected that there was something wrong when my heart began skipping beats. I went to a cardiologist friend who told me that when your heart pumps, it expands like a rubber band. But mine was doing it too much. Initially, I thought that steroids might be responsible, but the doctor dismissed this theory. My heart was fluttering from thirty-five years of hitting it hard.

Oops. – Dusty

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