Monday, November 30, 2009
First off, let me just say that I don't care. What happen with Tiger Woods, his wife, and his SUV is completely his business. If the police are OK with his unavailability to talk with him, then I have no problems either. Whether it was a genuine automobile collision or the end result of a domestic dispute, it still is and should be a private matter. I’m only writing about this to talk about the right and wrong ways to conduct damage control if one is a celebrity in the midst of controversy or scandal.
That said, if Tiger is going to make up a story about why he crashed his vehicle into a fire hydrant and then a tree at two in the AM (with out even a drop of alcohol or drugs in his system at the time) surely he could come up with a better one than the original one he offered the police. Tiger, you are a celebrity and that means that your privacy is not going to be respected 9 times out of 10 (especially if the MSM and the gossip blogs smell a good story). So, if something happens to you that would pique the interest of the masses, it is best to be truthful about what happened and politely ask that everyone respect your privacy (not saying that it well happen, but you may have a better chance). Being disingenuous at the outset will only invite more “flies to the guano” as it were. Just saying…
P.S. If the domestic violence rumors are true, then Elin Woods is proof that no matter what race a woman is, it highly likely that she will go ape sh*# on you if she thinks you’re cheating on her.
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