Now that Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods have come out to announce that they're an "official" couple, people have a lot to say about what's going on with these two. Can a man who was such a serial cheater ever really change? It's also hard to believe a sports star with the size of an ego like Tiger, who once banged porn stars and asked them about "golden showers", would be able to find someone who's okay with that kind of past. Because apparently even Lindsey thought the whole "sex problem" thing was hilarious three years ago.
When Tiger hosted a news conference announcing his transgressions, Lindsey was enjoying fame as an Olympic skier. Someone told her that Woods gave friends hugs after the statement, and she joked, "They're like, 'Yeah, you're awesome, you go have that sex.'"
Guess it's not so funny now that you're dating him, is it? Awk-ward.
She then went on and described a skit she'd perform if she were asked to host Saturday Night Live: With her at the podium, saying, "There's something you don't know about me .... Tiger, you're like my idol, and I too have a sex problem .... That would be freaking funny."
Yeah, it really wouldn't be all that funny, and I for one am glad Lindsey never got a shot at SNL (though with her dating Tiger, they may invite her back now).
You could say that this was over three years ago and maybe Tiger has learned his lesson and he really does want to settle down and that he and Lindsey have had frank discussions about his past and he did get tested for STDs multiple times -- but it's easy to be skeptical. The phrases "once a cheater, always a cheater" and "once a liar, always a liar" exist for a reason. All of us have probably dated liars and cheaters before, and it's really, really tough for them to change ... especially when you're super-rich and famous and the world is essentially your oyster.
And how could we ever forget those insane text messages?? Gross. Time for a shower.
Of course, people do deserve second chances, but seeing how lightly Lindsey took Tiger's confession and how willing she was to poke fun of it, it's hard to picture what he was able to say or do to change her mind and make her take him this seriously. And let's face it, three years isn't exactly that long of a time period for a guy like that to truly change his stripes (ha).
Then again, these are celebs we're talking about, maybe she too has a "sex problem" like she "confessed" and they're actually a super-compatible match. Weirder things have happened?
Think Lindsey's joking comments about Tiger's "sex problem" is relevant to their relationship now? Could you date him knowing about his past?
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