Michigan Governor Breaks Out The Carolina Blue

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has paid off her NCAA basketball tournament debt.

Granholm was photographed in a Tar Heel jersey and hat to settle her wager with North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue on the tournament's championship game. North Carolina toppled Michigan State 89-72 on Monday.

A photo released Friday by Granholm's office shows the governor wearing the jersey and ready to bite into a Krispy Kreme doughnut with Carolina blue icing.

A basketball with a Michigan State logo is strategically positioned in the background.

Granholm also made a $100 personal donation to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina to settle the bet.

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  • by Stacie Location: Greenville on Apr 12, 2009 at 08:43 AM
    Ok Anonymous, She did donate to the food bank. People such as yourself are always wanting to feed people in other nations when he have many who are hungry in our own nation. P.S. It was just a friendly bet, lighten up if you can!
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on Apr 12, 2009 at 06:30 AM
    To Anonymous: PLEASSEEEEE.. Get off your high horse before you fall and get hurt! It was a simple wager that was made in good spirits! She made a donation to the food bank in central and eastern nc of 100.00. What have you done to feed the hungry? Oh, and GO HEELS!!
  • by Anonymous on Apr 11, 2009 at 02:57 PM
    Who cares. The debt should be paid by feeding the nations starving not thyself. I hope this is going to get better and for people to stop showing off.
  • by Island Girl Location: On the Coast of Somewhere Beautiful on Apr 11, 2009 at 02:26 PM
    GO HEELS!!! :D
  • by Ashley Location: washington on Apr 10, 2009 at 06:40 PM
    good picture GO HEELS!!!!!!!!
  • by rex Location: hampstead on Apr 10, 2009 at 05:23 PM
    go heels
  • by Cactus Location: Strabane on Apr 10, 2009 at 04:11 PM
    Way to go Gov., but why do you look so happy?
  • by The Wise One Location: NC on Apr 10, 2009 at 11:51 AM
    What a lovely picture! She looks rather happy too! :.)
  • by Dave Location: My Place on Apr 10, 2009 at 11:32 AM
    How embarrasing for Gov. Granholm. I bet she will take 2 showers tonight.
  • by Animama on Apr 10, 2009 at 11:06 AM
    So where's the pix???
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