Re: Woods apologizes, says he let his family down
- From: "Amused" <jamescopeland@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 13:12:56 -0600
"Ouroboros Rex" <its@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:hf8ph102o5a@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Dave K wrote:On Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:49:49 -0800, old.salt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods said he let his family down with
"transgressions" he regrets "with all of my heart," and that he will
deal with his personal life behind closed doors. His statement
Wednesday follows a cover story in Us Weekly magazine that reports a
Los Angeles cocktail waitress claims she had a 31-month affair with
the world's No. 1 golfer.
Ok, now it's offical.
Here's the thing!
Why should I care?
No kidding, I am impressed with his golfing abilities; he is good,
really good! For golf, I really don't have a lot of interest though.
For Tiger Woods; he is a great golfer, a sport I really don't care
He is much like any other man that is famous; he is tempted beyond
what I will ever experience.
If he failed in some aspect of his life, then so what. He is a
golfer. He is good at golf. His personal life is not my interest.
The fact that his golfing abilities are of little interest to me makes
Why do people care all that much about what one person does in their
For Tiger Woods, I have to say that he has tried to keep his
personal life personal. Why does anyone feel that they have some
right to it?
When he went "commercial". As long as he was just hitting a golf ball, I would tend to agree with the assessment. (I doubt that Michael Vick would agree, but hey, so what). The moment that Tiger Woods started accepting money for endorsements, he became a representative of more than just himself, and, no doubt, there's all manner of "morals" clauses in his contracts. I read where a divorce might cost him 300,000,000 dollars. By golly, those might turn out to be some mighty expensive "transgressions".
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