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Wednesday
Mar202013

Tiger: "We wanted to limit the 'stalkarazzi'"

Interesting thinking by Tiger and Lindsey Vonn in releasing the Lifetime movie publicity photos.

Bob Harig reports:

"It's very simple. We're very happy where we're at, but also we wanted to limit the 'stalkarazzi' and all those sleazy websites that are out there following us," Woods said Wednesday at the Bay Hill Club, where he will play in the Arnold Palmer Invitational starting Thursday. "I've had situations where it's been very dangerous for my kids and the extent they'll go to. We basically devalued the first photos.

"Unfortunately, that's just the way it is in our society right now, and we felt like it was the best thing to do. I'm very happy about it."

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Reader Comments (15)

Chelsea Handler made a great comment about people who put out press releases asking for privacy.
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAdam Clayman
All they needed was a blue background.
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterHarrison
The Woods/Vonn piece in the NY Post today was a helluva lot more entertaining than anything he had to say.
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterD. maculata
Given the details on tigers past, where does he get off describing a website as "sleazy". Last I recall, those sites were reporting his uber sleazy behavior.
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJd
Releasing a set of Olan Mills photos is supposed to subdue the tide of "stalkarazzi" looking for shots of you looking . . . you know . . . human?

And wouldn't you love to watch the Nike execs shrivel in their shorts over the co-starring role Under Armour got in those shots?

Though if you notice, the UA logo was decidedly understated compared to the omnipresent swoosh.

And really, does the guy ever do anything that makes himself look unscripted? Well, other than miss 4-footers nowadays?
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterWillie
Speaking of which . . . is there any doubt that the Marketing mavens at both Nike and Under Armour had to sign off on the pics?

Damn . . . it sucks being so cynical. But it beats being blind, I guess.
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterWillie
Times like this make me miss Stevie Williams. It's almost enough to make me root for Adam Scott to win a major and give Stevie a press platform once again. Wait; no, I am not rooting for Adam Scott to win a major.
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChuck
elf NAILED it....good onya elf...

#FTB
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Sleazy?

Pot meet kettle

LOL
03.20.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJames H.
Poor Tiger.
He just can't win no matter what. Too many Tiger haters.
I thought the presser was very well done and that he came across as being respectful and informative.
Of course, the questions posed were more reasonable than usual.
03.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterStanley Thompson
Good looking 'fit' blonde. Almost a replica for wife number 1
John
03.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJohn Morris
When I read her early comments about doing a SNL skit, and what she'd do... a lot of truth in comedy.... I have a feeling she is not an angelic, who will be left standing crying in the rain. I think she could be doing a screen test, maybe a future tattoo lady wnnabe.

But I could be wrong.
03.21.2013 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
I wish I had the time and wherewithal to hire a professional photog to officially announce my relationship to the world....no wait a minute, I forgot I'm not a passive-aggressive-corpo control freak...

carry on folks
03.21.2013 | Unregistered Commenterjohnnnycz
Sleazy? Stalking?

What's Tiger implying? That he is some choir boy and that we have amnesia?

Pot calling kettle black is exactly right.
03.21.2013 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Foster
Doggone Johnnny-- Inquiring minds want to know.
03.21.2013 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth

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