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Tooth for truth? Wife did it: Reports

other Updated: Dec 11, 2009 00:22 IST
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His image shattered, golfer Tiger Woods reportedly had one of his teeth smashed too, by wife Elin Nordegren when she discovered the details of his several extra-marital affairs on the night of his car crash. According to a report in The Sun, Nordegren threw a mobile phone at Woods after confronting him over a reported affair with one of the several women that have now come out in the open.

“Shamed Tiger Woods is in hiding after one of his teeth was broken when furious wife Elin hurled a mobile phone at him, it emerged last night. Elin 'went psycho' during their blazing row over his affairs on the night he crashed his car,” the tabloid reported. So far, 12 women have claimed to have had flings with Woods, who has also confessed to “personal sins”.

But despite the furore, Nordegren doesn't plan to divorce the golfer. “While Elin is devastated, she does not plan to file for divorce,” the report said. “She is a child of divorce and that's not something she's likely to want for their two children,” the report quoted a friend of the former nanny as saying.

Meanwhile, TV ads featuring him have disappeared since news broke of his philandering.

Tiger, wife may flee country

New Delhi: Good news for Woods is that no new woman has claimed to have had a relationships with him. But it has come to light that Woods and his wife Nordegren, who have been hiding in their family home in Florida, are mulling over leaving the country. According to report on, a source close to Nordegren's family said that the two are considering putting even more distance between themselves and Tiger's cheating scandal. “They are planning to temporarily move closer to Sweden, to a private island,” the insider said.

What irks his wife?

Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren is said to be furious with him for putting her at risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases after claims emerged he had unprotected sex with a series of porn stars. Even health campaigners have blasted randy golf ace Woods for putting his wife at risk, after several of his alleged lovers, including a 5-pound-an-hour cocktail waitress Mindy Lawton, claimed he never wore condoms.

Woods’ girlfriend apologises on TV

LOS ANGELES: California waitress Jaimee Grubbs apologised to Woods’ wife in an interview with a US tabloid television programme for having an affair with the golf superstar. “I couldn't describe how remorseful I am to have hurt her family and her, emotionally,” Grubbs told the syndicated tabloid TV show Extra. “If it wasn't me, it was going to be other girls.”