An Irish Gymnast Has Debunked The "Anti-Sex" Bed Rumor At The Olympics

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The Olympics are coming up, and we're still in the middle of a global pandemic.

The Olympic rings lit on the side of a bridge at night
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It's not ideal!

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This year, the beds in the Olympic village are made of cardboard.

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Akio Kon / POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Yes, cardboard.

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Akio Kon / POOL/AFP via Getty Images

The cardboard beds are being used to promote sustainability.

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Akio Kon / POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Which brings me to my next thing. People have claimed the cardboard beds are "anti-sex" and have even started calling them "anti-sex beds."

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So, Rhys McClenaghan is an Irish gymnast competing in Tokyo.

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Rhys posted this video of the "anti-sex" beds in the village...

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...he jumped on the beds, proclaiming once and for all...

Twitter: @mcclenaghanrhys

...fake news.

Twitter: @mcclenaghanrhys

So you can sleep well tonight, knowing the athletes in the Olympic village aren't sleeping in anti-sex cardboard beds.

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Pool New / Reuters

Thankfully, these appear to be sex-positive cardboard beds.

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Pool New / Reuters