Aussie freestyle swimmer Ian Thorpe says he's known about persistent rumours that he's gay for a long time – and being asked about his sexuality gets annoying.
It's been a big January here on Same Same, a month of crime and punishment, speculation and scandal, dykes and drama.
He's denied it over and over and over, but it seems that people just aren't convinced of Ian Thorpe's heterosexuality. The Daily Telegraph have been sniffing around a male friend of his - Daniel Mendes.
It was a heated month on Same Same in July, with the Pope and the pilgrims getting us all a little hot under our collective collar.
The Olympic Torch caused more chaos in San Francisco, with the flame being re-routed and taken to its final destination by boat. A lot of people are watching on and asking themselves, I wonder what will happen when it reaches Australia?
Gold medal Olympian, national hero and self-appointed gay icon Ian Thorpe may have hung up his swimming trunks, but that doesn't mean he still doesn't want to be on top. Top Model, that is. (Na na na na na na...)