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Before he got engaged to Nicole Johnson, Michael Phelps was involved in a brief but tumultuous relationship with Taylor Lianne Chandler.

The Olympic great has never acknowledged this publicly, but it is believed they were together up until the night of his 2014 DUI arrest.

Since then, TLC has been a recurring fixture in gossip circles, lamenting her 15 minutes of fame and trying to cash in at the same time.

It’s a fine line to walk, but she does it so well.

Here are some texts allegedly between Chandler and Phelps that will make you wonder what might have been for the star-crossed duo: