Michael Phelps chose the morning of April 1 to (briefly) announce a comeback.
“Some dreams/goals you just can’t get rid of…been doing a lot of thinking n I’ve decided that I’m going 2 make another comeback! #
Nearly nine hours later, the account tweeted, “#aprilfools I’m not actually coming back sorry for getting some of yalls hopes up.”
In other Olympic champion April Fool’s news — triathlon gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen, who is pregnant with her first child, announced she would make her Ironman debut this October.
Gymnast Shawn Johnson, who is married to Los Angeles Rams long snapper Andrew East, said she is pregnant.
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