2 big things happened tp Shawn Rhoden in 2018! He won the 2018 Mr. Olympia and he was arrested for sexual assault! The question we have is what is he doing now and will we ever see him grace the bodybuilding stage again? We don’t have the answers to these questions but we do know he is still in the gym!
From wiki: Rhoden was accused of sexually assaulting a female protege while he was visiting Salt Lake City, Utah, in October of 2018, shortly after his Mr. Olympia win. In July 2019, he was formally charged in the state of Utah with rape, object rape and sexual abuse. It was alleged that Rhoden invited a married woman who he had been mentoring to his hotel room in Salt Lake, where the reported actions took place. The American Media LLC company, which is the organizing body for the Mr. Olympia contest, released a statement in July 2019 that Rhoden was banned from competing at the 2019 Mr. Olympia contest, as well as future competitions. The governing body of the sport of bodybuilding and fitness the IFBB, released a statement in July 2019 through representative Jim Manion, that no actions would be taken against Rhoden until further information was gathered.
Shawn Rhoden (born April 2, 1975) is a Jamaican-American IFBB professional bodybuilder and former Mr. Olympia. He won the 2018 Mr. Olympia contest by defeating seven-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath. He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the Mr. Olympia title, at the age of 43 years and five months.
On July 12 2019, a TMZ story said that he was accused of a rape in October 2018. The article also revealed that an arrest warrant was issued and bail was set for $750,000. Shortly after the story surfaced, he was banned from competing at the 2019 Mr. Olympia and future Mr. Olympia competitions.