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Scotty Lago Photo Controversy

Bronze medal winning snowboarder Scotty Lago is facing controversy after photos emerged of a girl kissing his bronze medal in a sexually suggestive way.

In the most racy photo, Scotty Lago is hanging the bronze medal around his waist and it is covering his crotch area. An Asian girl is bending down to kiss the medal.

Lago cam in third-place in the men's halfpipe snowboarding event. He "voluntarily" left the Winter games, though many suspect he was pressured to.

Scotty Lago has publicly apologized to the U.S. Olympic Committee and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association for his actions.

Association President and CEO Bill Marolt said, "Scotty Lago is a great athlete, but with that talent comes a responsibility of proper conduct, and his involvement in this situation is not acceptable. With that said, Scotty realizes that his conduct was inappropriate. He has formally apologized and also made a decision to leave Vancouver today."

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