Crossing Tiger Woods

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Jaimee Grubbs In cooperation with US Magazine, the cocktail waitress and longtime Tiger mistress provided the tabloid with 300 text messages and one highly incriminating voice mail that went viral practically overnight in December.
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Jesper Parnevik The Swedish golfer said in early December that he owed Elin Nordegren an apology after he and his wife, Mia, introduced their former nanny, Elin, to Tiger. "We probably thought he was a better guy than he is," Parnevik said.
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Gloria Allred Representing Rachel Uchitel, mistress number one in the National Enquirer story that started it all, Allred scheduled a press conference that was abruptly canceled Dec. 3. The likely reason, according to Allred's daughter, CBS News legal analyst Lisa Bloom: a multi-million-dollar payoff.
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Ernie Els Tiger's most tormented would-be challenger on the course, Els ripped Woods as "selfish" for making his long-awaited initial public comments on his sex scandal in the middle of the WGC-Accenture Match Play in February.
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Veronica Siwik-Daniels a.k.a. Joslyn James, the adult-film performer booked engagements at Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., strip clubs to coincide with Tiger's return to golf at the Masters and the Quail Hollow Championship.
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The National Enquirer After breaking the Uchitel story, the tabloid had the first photo of Woods strolling the grounds (with a sweatshirt over his head) at Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services in Mississippi.
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Howard Stern The shock-jock radio host (shown here with wife Beth Ostrosky) made a splash when he held a beauty pageant for Tiger's mistresses in March.
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Sandra Bullock Before her own marital woes came to light, the Oscar-winning actress said of Tiger's mysterious Thanksgiving night car crash: "I would have kept hitting ... I'd get the baseball bat. I'd get everything out."
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Tom Watson Branching away from the subject of Tiger's marital infidelities, Watson reprimanded his fellow golfer and former Stanford Cardinal for his salty language and overall lack of respect for the game.
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Cast of Saturday Night Live The pop culture mainstay spoofed the murky circumstances of Tiger's Thanksgiving-night car crash with a skit that featured an angry looking "Elin" and a terrified looking "Tiger" with a golf club wrapped around his head and holding a sign that read, "Help me."
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Hank Haney The swing coach broke off his relationship with his famous pupil via text message, then, perhaps unaware that Woods had been trying to avoid specifics, matter-of-factly told the Golf Channel that Tiger was a sex addict.
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Miss Georgia Emily Cook Joking about Woods in her introduction at the Miss America Pageant in late January, she said: "From the home of the Masters golf tournament, where I didn't meet Tiger Woods, I'm Emily Cook, Miss Georgia."
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PETA The ethical treatment for animals folks planned a billboard featuring Woods that read, "Too much sex can be a bad thing ... for little tigers too." Tiger's lawyers quickly nixed the concept, but not before the press got wind of the story.
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The New York Post Tiger's tawdry tales were a large-type mainstay on the cover, breaking the old record for most consecutive days there (19) held by the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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Vanity Fair In January, the magazine came out with a cover of the disgraced golfer without his shirt and pumping iron. Then the celebrity-obsessed monthly ran not one but two accounts of his sex life run amok, in back-to-back months.
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Brit Hume The anchor said on Fox News Sunday: "The extent to which he can recover seems to me depends on his faith. He is said to be a Buddhist. I don't think that faith offers the kind of forgiveness and redemption that is offered by the Christian faith. My message to Tiger would be, 'Tiger, turn to the Christian faith and you can make a total recovery and be a great example to the world.'"