Bob Costas Pinkeye at the Olympics Was a Result of Botox

By Mike Cardillo

Bob Costas’ eye – and later eyes – were a major talking point during NBC’s primetime coverage from the Sochi Olympics last month. The reason he suffered the eye problems? Botox, claims the New York Post.

"NBC’s prime-time Olympics host, who had to take a six-day absence after coming down with viral conjunctivitis in both eyes, contracted the infection after a Botox procedure to smooth out wrinkles prior to the Olympics. Our source said, “Bob’s eye infection was due to botched Botox. This isn’t the first time he’s had it.” NBC strongly denies that Costas — who arrived to host the games in Sochi with a forehead smoother than the Olympic luge track — developed the infection from a Botox procedure."

NBC, as you’d guess, vigorously denied the Post’s claims:

"A spokesperson from NBC Sports insisted to us, “This has zero truth to this. Zero.”"

It still doesn’t do much to explain the no-air shot of vodka from the veteran broadcaster.

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