Topic: Elin Nordegren

Tiger Woods’ Publicist Writes an Essay for Newsweek

Tiger Woods' Publicist Writes an Essay for Newsweek

Tiger Woods and his now ex-wife Elin Nordegren have kept press interviews regarding the end of their marriage to a relative minimum (in other words, Tiger’s not out pulling a David Arquette and telling his crying-after-sex stories on the radio). Elin did one interview in People magazine and now Tiger has ‘penned’ a first person essay for Newsweek. In the essay, titled “How I’ve Redefined Victory,” he talks about how his golf achievements pale in comparison to the everyday joys of being a parent. More »

Elin Nordegren, Divorce, and Single Motherhood

Elin Nordegren, Divorce, and Single Motherhood

It should be really easy to hate Elin Nordegren. She’s gorgeous, rich and not falling apart at all. I happen to like my celebrities to be of the trainwreck variety. We’ve been hearing for months that Nordegren went crazy when she found out about her husband’s whorish tendencies. I had great pictures in my head of an angry Barbie doll chasing her husband down the street with one of his beloved golf clubs. We all knew that she would get millions of dollars and settle down in a perfectly blissful life. That crazy lady with the nine iron – that was my kind of celebrity. But now, she’s calm and grieving, sharing her story with People magazine. I expected to flip through the interview, without really reading it, and say, “Poor, poor rich girl. It sucks to be you. Glad that’s over…”

Except if you actually read Elin’s interview, she seems like a very difficult person to dislike. More »