website SameSame.com.au is reporting that
gay diver Matthew Mitcham -- who took home a gold medal last
month at the Beijing Olympics -- is very close to
nabbing his first endorsement deal.
If reports are
true, Mitcham would be the new celebrity sponsor for
aussieBum, an Australian underwear and swimwear company.
fortunate enough to meet Matthew prior to competing in the
Beijing Olympics," aussieBum founder Sean Ashby told
the website, without confirming a deal.
"Everyone in the company watched Matthew dive.
To witness this man winning gold was a moment we will talk
about with great pride -- an Australian who chose to believe
signed with Grand Slam International, a management
company that represents Australian swimmers Ian Thorpe and
Leisel Jones. (Neal Broverman, The