Skip to comments.Speak Now, Tiger, Or Forever Hold Your Peace
Posted on 11/28/2009 9:20:17 PM PST by Steelfish
Speak Now, Tiger, Or Forever Hold Your Peace Golfer must speak publicly about car crash and rumors of Uchitel affair
When Tiger Woods got in the car just before 2:25 a.m. Friday, he didnt just crash into a fire hydrant. He had a head-on collision with another object: the invisible bowels of the bad-publicity machine, which in more than 13 years of professional golf, hed been able to avoid.
As a college athlete in the mid-1990s, my circle overlapped with Woods from time to time, and I can attest there are plenty of stories about a slightly awkward Stanford golfprodigy that could be filed under typical college kid behavior, or twisted into tabloid fodder.
As a fledgling journalist at Golf World magazine in the early 2000s, I can attest to similar stories of the youngest golfer to achieve a career grand slam behaving in a way that might have looked bad on paper.
But these stories never really materialized. Thrown clubs and the errant F-bombs were chalked up to pressures of the sport and apologies followed. So why has an accident in the driveway turned into a full-blown train wreck? Because much like a guy named David Letterman, up until now Woods public life and private persona have had few intersections, and the former has been for the most part, unimpeachable.
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No matter what Tiger did, his wife didn’t have the right to do what she did to hurt him physcially and should be prosecuted for it even if Tiger doesn’t want to press charges.
Just out of curiosity, are you married?
Really, and you know what his wife did, were you there??
I just keep wondering - why does he need to do anything about a relatively minor fender bender? It isn’t like he was caught with an underage girl, drugs or breaking into someone’s house. They’ve even said alcohol wasn’t a factor. As far as I know, we can all leave our homes in our vehicles, at whatever time we wish, for whatever reason. If it was an argument between husband and wife, whatever. I don’t care.
And if there is an affair, it’s still their business. Sad, but private. Tiger Woods owes me no explanation about what is going on in his marriage.
I agree with you. It’s nobody’s business but his.
True, but then again this man is "famous" and famous people (like Mel Gibson, Eddie Murphy, David Letterman, et al) are scrutinized by the tabloid news (otherwise known as the MSM or mainstream media) by unrelenting reporters. Since they don't report "real" news, entertainment news is their specialty these days (there's certainly nothing negative about this administration, thus Tiger, with his model wife and mansion fit their new "news" profile perfectly.
TIGER IS ABOUT TO FEEL THE OBAMA MANTRA ON HIS SKIN, BIGTIME!
HEY TIGER, HERE COMES REDISTRIBUTION OF YOUR WEALTH.
I SAY 1 MONTH FROM NOW, YOU WILL BE HEARING OF A DIVORCE AND THE MAJOR REDISTRIBUTION OF TIGERS WEALTH TO THE VIKING LADY.
Nailed it, I'm not the kind of person that wants to look at people dirty underwear either.
He may not talk to the police. But the police now have the right to press charges against his wife.
It’s too bad spouses can’t also sue for emotional pain as well. Or that they can’t be prosecuted. Emotional pain (caused by such things as finding out about an affair) is worse than a scratch on the face. In its own way, it’s an assault as well.
I suspect the reckless destruction of public property (water hydrant) makes for the public inquiry as to the causes that led to the incident.
I agree, he doesn’t owe anyone an explanation. If he chooses to give one...so be it.
"But now that Tiger has had his first really-big tabloid blowup, I'm willing to pile on along with everybody else."
No they don’t, no witness, and they cannot talk to her without an attorney, end of case.
What do you say to a woman with two black eyes? s/
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