BET Launches Original Docuseries About Olympian Justin Gatlin
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BET is bringing us a new series just in time for the Rio Olympics.

The Fast Life Of will air on and focus on Justin Gatlin, an Olympian who’s had his fair share of ups and downs. After a doping scandal left him unable to compete for years, Gatlin is seeking his second Olympic gold medal. According to Shadow & Act, the series will take a look at Gatlin’s road to the Olympics, his family life, and everything it took for him to get to the Olympics.

Jermaine Hall, Vice President and Managing Editor for BET Digital, stated, “We are excited to authentically tell and be part of Justin Gatlin’s road to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics.”

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