Tennis stars David Rice and Naomi Broady suspended for Bebo use

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tennis-players-bebo.jpgBeware, Bebo/Facebook/MySpace users, it seems there’s an international move led by employers, cracking down on their minions by spying on them through their social-networking sites.

Following the story yesterday about the Nintendo employee fired for keeping a blog, it’s been publicised today that two of Britain’s brightest tennis stars, David Rice (the second-best British junior) and Naomi Broady (the national Under-18 champion) have both been suspended. The Lawn Tennis Association acted after their ‘bad behaviour’ came to light via Bebo, where both athletes boasted about eating junk food and partying hard. Obviously as professional tennis players, this unhealthy lifestyle is damaging to their careers, so the LTA has given them suspensions until they sort themselves out.

Thank god the LTA only looked on Bebo and not PornoTube, hee!

(via CBBC)

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