Athlete stirs controversy with advice on successful marriage

April 14, 2013 7:04:19 AM PDT
A former pro volleyball star is the buzz of the online world for her home life.

Olympian Gabrielle Reece has many around the world crying foul after her new book.

In it, she comments that her secret to a successful marriage to surfing star Laird Hamilton is: "to be truly feminine means being soft, receptive, and - look out, here it comes - submissive."

ABC News Video: Volleyball Star Gabrielle Reece Shows 'Submissive' Side in Memoir

The 43-year-old mother of three, told NBC, "In house, I have chosen the role of service, which means dinner, and laundry, and organizing his schedule as well as my schedule."

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