Aussie swimmer Stephanie Rice

Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice became a hero in her homeland after winning three gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but is currently in hot water for tweeting some racy pictures of herself.

Olympics Day 3 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Stephanie Rice of Australia reacts after she competed in the second semifinal heat of the Women's 200m Individual Medleyon Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Stephanie Rice of Australia looks on as she prepares to compete in heat four of the Women's 400m Individual Medley on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 3 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Stephanie Rice of Australia competes in heat 5 of the Women's 200m Individual Medley on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 3 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Stephanie Rice of Australia reacts after she competed in the second semifinal heat of the Women's 200m Individual Medleyon Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 3 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Stephanie Rice of Australia competes in the second semifinal heat of the Women's 200m Individual Medleyon Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Stephanie Rice of Australia swims breaststroke as she competes in heat four of the Women's 400m Individual Medley on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Stephanie Rice of Australia swims butterfly as she competes in heat four of the Women's 400m Individual Medley on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Stephanie Rice

Swimmer Stephanie Rice attends the Jayson Brunsdon Gala Opening night show at Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival 2009 at Martin Place on August 17, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Gaye Gerard/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Stephanie Rice

2009 GQ Men Of The Year Awards

Australian Swimming Champion Stephanie Rice arrives for the 2009 GQ Men Of The Year Awards at Sydney University on November 19, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mike Flokis/Getty Images)

Swimming Training Session Day Eight - 14th FINA World Championships

SHANGHAI, CHINA - JULY 23: Stephanie Rice of Australia ties her hair back prior to putting on her cap during a swimming training session on Day Eight of the 14th FINA World Championships at the Crown Indoor Stadium on the grounds of the Oriental Sports Center on July 23, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

2008 Olympics Day 5 - Swimming

Stephanie Rice of Australia poses with the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Individual Medley held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Santa Clara International Grand Prix - Day 4

SANTA CLARA, CA - JUNE 03: Stephanie Rice of Australia swims the breaststroke during the women's 200 meter IM during day 4 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 3, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Stephanie Rice

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: Swimmer Stephanie Rice shows off her Olympic tatoo backstage at the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2008 at the Hisense Arena on October 11, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. This year's event, now in its sixth year, was held in Melbourne for the first time in its history. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Australian Olympic Swimming Trials: Day 3

Stephanie Rice of Australia warms up during day three of the Australian Swimming Championships at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 17, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Santa Clara International Grand Prix - Day 3

Stephanie Rice of Australia looks at the scoreboard after the women's 400 meter IM during day 3 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 2, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

2011 Super Rugby Grand Final - Reds v Crusaders

Quade Cooper of the Reds embraces his girlfriend, Australian Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice after winning the 2011 Super Rugby Grand Final match between the Reds and the Crusaders at Suncorp Stadium on July 9, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Australia's Stephanie Rice competes in the final of the women's 200-metre individual medley swimming event in the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on July 25, 2011. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

RSFF 2009 - Jayson Brunsdon Gala Opening Arrivals & Front Row

Stephanie Rice attends the Jayson Brunsdon show at Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival 2009 at Martin Place Collection Showroom on August 17, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)

Australian Team Press Conference Day Seven - 14th FINA World Championships

Swimmer Stephanie Rice attends an Australian team press conference during Day Seven of the 14th FINA World Championships at the Oriental Sports Center on July 22, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Santa Clara International Grand Prix - Day 3

SANTA CLARA, CA - JUNE 02: Stephanie Rice of Australia gets ready to swim in the warm up pool during day 3 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 2, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Australian Swim Team Portraits

Stephanie Rice poses during an Australian Swim team portrait session at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on July 18, 2010 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Jonathan Wood/Getty Images)

Santa Clara International Grand Prix - Day 2

Stephanie Rice of Australia gets ready to swim in the warm up pool during day 2 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 1, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Santa Clara International Grand Prix - Day 4

SANTA CLARA, CA - JUNE 03: Stephanie Rice of Australia swims the butterfly during the women's 200 meter IM during day 4 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 3, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Australia's Stephanie Rice smiles after she competed in the semi-final of the women's 200-metre individual medley swimming event in the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Center, in Shanghai, on July 24, 2011. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

Australia's bronze medalist Stephanie Rice celebrates on the podium during the award ceremony for the final of the men's 400-metre individual medley swimming event in the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on July 31, 2011. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Australian Olympic Swimming Trials: Day 1

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 15: Stephanie Rice of Australia celebrates after competing in the womens 400 metre individual medley final during day one of the Australian Olympic Swimming Trials at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 15, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

(FILES) In this August 14, 2008 photogra

(FILES) In this August 14, 2008 photograph, Australia's Stephanie Rice, Bronte Barratt and Kylie Palmer celebrate after team member Linda Mackenzie arrived first in the women's 4x200m freestyle relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing.Five of the eight gold medals up for grabs on October 4, 2010, the first day of competition at the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games, are in swimming. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU / FILES (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Stephanie Rice Launches Charity Event

Stephanie Rice poses during the official launch of the Princess Charlotte Foundation at the Waterview Convention Centre on April 17, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)

2008 Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

Stephanie Rice of Australia finishes the Women's 400m Individual Medley Heat 4 in first place held at the National Aquatics Center during Day 1 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 9, 2008 in Beijing, China. Stephanie Rice of Australia finished the race in a time of 4:35:11. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

TO GO WITH: Swim-world-AUS-Rice,PROFILE by Robert Smith (FILES) In a file picture taken on August 10, 2008 Australia's Stephanie Rice holds her medal after the women's 400m individual medley swimming final at the National Aquatics Center druing the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. Australia's Stephanie Rice returns to China verging on her best form for the Shanghai world championships, three chequered years after her glittering highs at the Beijing Olympics. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Australia's bronze medalist Stephanie Rice smiles on the podium during the award ceremony for the final of the men's 400-metre individual medley swimming event in the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on July 31, 2011. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Australia's Stephanie Rice talks with teammates in the pool during a training session for the swimming competition in the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Centre in Shanghai on July 22, 2011. AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice reacts after winning her heat of the women's 200m freestyle during the Australian Olympic selection trials swim meet in Adelaide on March 17, 2012. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO/ DAVID MARIUZ (Photo credit should read DAVID MARIUZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Sports Charity Ball - Sydney

Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice arrives at the Sports Charity Ball at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre on September 3, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Australian Olympic Swim Team Announcement

Stephanie Rice of Australia high fives the crowd during the official 2012 Australian Olympic Games Swimming Team Announcement at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 22, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Santa Clara International Grand Prix - Day 4

SANTA CLARA, CA - JUNE 03: Stephanie Rice swims the butterfly in the women's 200 meter IM final during day 4 of the Santa Clara International Grand Prix at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 3, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

(FILES) Australia's Stephanie Rice takes

(FILES) Australia's Stephanie Rice takes of her cap after her victory in the women's 400m individual medley swimming final at the National Aquatics Center in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 10, 2008 in Beijing. Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice said on March 31, 2011 she was fully recovered from shoulder surgery and close to her best ahead of this week's Australian championships in Sydney. Rice, one of the stars of the pool at the 2008 Beijing Games, had surgery for an inflamed right shoulder which forced her to miss the New Delhi Commonwealth Games last October. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT / FILES (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

Australia's Stephanie Rice smiles during a press conference given by members of the Australian swimming team during the FINA World Championships at the indoor stadium of the Oriental Sports Centre in Shanghai on July 22, 2011. AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)