People React To Lance Armstrong’s Confession

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For some, he is personification of the phrase ‘a fallen idol’. Lance Armstrong, who recently confessed to using performance enhancing drugs throughout his career, was an inspiration to many in the past. The people who used to love him, cheer him for his Tour de France victories, feel betrayed.

For some, he is personification of the phrase ‘a fallen idol’. Lance Armstrong, who recently confessed to using performance enhancing drugs throughout his career, was an inspiration to many in the past. The people who used to love him, cheer him for his Tour de France victories, feel betrayed.

The interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired last week has sparked a series of reactions from people all over the world. Many people think that Armstrong’s confession was unapologetic and he has only done this in order to get back into the sport.

The following people on Twitter appear to be quite unhappy with the disgraced cyclist’s attitude:

The most severe reaction to Armstrong’s interview was probably given by Betsy Andreu, his former teammate’s wife. In her interview to a news channel, Andreu says that she wishes to believe that ‘Lance wants to come clean but she can’t

Lance Armstrong

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One more person who was associated with the former champion cyclist, Emma O’Reilly, tells in an interview that she could not accept the athlete’s apology.

Lance Armstrong

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While most of the reactions to the confession have been negative, there are some who think that the step was not ‘all negative’ and has a good side to it. According to these people, the efforts made for Livestrong, the athlete’s cancer foundation, must not be forgotten.

One even called him ‘Robin Hood on a bike’, suggesting that what he did was wrong but his monetary contribution to cancer research was indeed noble.

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