Rachel Uchitel Reveals Moment Tiger Woods’ Ex-Wife Confronted Her Over Their Affair: ‘I Knew It Was You’

Rachel Uchitel Reveals Moment Tiger Woods’ Ex-Wife Confronted Her Over Their Affair: ‘I Knew It Was You’

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In the final part of HBO’s ‘Tiger,’ the golfer’s former mistress remembers what his wife Elin Nordegren told her on the phone after discovering their affair.

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Rachel Uchitel has finally revealed what happened on the night that shocked the sporting world in the second and final part of HBO’s Tiger docuseries. In the Jan. 17 episode, Tiger Woods’ 45-year-old former mistress described what happened on Thanksgiving night 2009 when the golfer’s then wife, Elin Nordegren, discovered that the tabloid rumor about their affair was true.

Rachel admitted that, just days before, she and her lover “did everything to try and stop” a National Enquirer story exposing their secret romance. One of the tabloid’s reporters had spotted her going to visit Tiger’s room in a Melbourne hotel during the Australian Masters and – despite the couple’s best efforts – the magazine insisted on publishing the article.

Rachel Uchitel has broken her silence about her affair with Tiger Woods. (AP)

At the time the secretly philandering golfer had a golden boy image. The father-of-two conspired with his mistress to convince Elin that there was no truth to the story. He even put the two women on the phone with each other, according to the documentary.

“We had an extensive, 30-minute conversation, Elin and I, convincing her that I was not having a sexual relationship with Tiger,” Rachel said. “We talked about how I knew Tiger, how I knew his friends, how and why I was in Australia.”

Elin appeared to believe Rachel and Tiger and, two days later, Rachel said she and the golfer wished each other a Happy Thanksgiving, relieved that they had gotten away with it.

Tiger Woods with his ex-wife Elin Nordegren before they split after his secret affairs became public knowledge. (AP)

“Between this stupid story and the phone call with Elin I remember thinking, oh my God, we’re going to slide right over this,” she said. “Two days later it was Thanksgiving. Tiger and I texted throughout the day, saying that we had a lot to be grateful for. We had gotten away unscathed in what could have been a complete nightmare.”

In fact, that night Rachel said Tiger sent her a text message saying, “You were the only one I ever loved.” “I remember just feeling that things had never been better between us and then he told me that he was taking an Ambien and going to sleep,” she said.

But then the night took a dramatic turn. “When I got another text from him, I was kind of surprised,” she said. “What came through was something like, ‘When am I gonna see you again?’ And then the phone rang. I answered saying something like, ‘Hey babe, I thought you went to sleep.’ And, instead of Tiger’s voice, it was Elin. And she said, ‘I knew it was you.’”

‘Tiger’ – HBO’s two-part docuseries – concludes on Jan. 17. (Courtesy of HBO)

That night would become infamous after Tiger crashed his car into a fire hydrant near his Florida home and reports swirled that a marital bust-up had been the cause, with Elin using a golf club to smash his car window.

Tiger’s life spiraled out of control. He went into rehab for sex addiction, divorced Elin and became the butt of talk show comedians after numerous women came out of the woodwork, alleging they were his mistress too.

Rachel, who maintained her silence for more than a decade until this HBO documentary, was targeted by the paparazzi. “This story was so huge, this was the end of my life as I knew it,” she said. The two-part documentary, Tiger, is available on HBO and on the streaming service, HBO Max.

Tiger Woods’ Ex-Wife Elin Nordegren ‘Turned Him Down’ When He First Asked Her Out

Tiger Woods’ Ex-Wife Elin Nordegren ‘Turned Him Down’ When He First Asked Her Out

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Tiger Woods’ fame almost cost him his relationship with his future wife, according to HBO’s new ‘Tiger’ docuseries about the golf legend’s life.

Tiger Woods “didn’t make a great impression” on his future wife Elin Nordegren, one of her friends claimed in the first part of HBO’s new docuseries about the champion golfer. In fact, the star’s fame was such a turnoff for the Swede that she initially “turned him down” when he first asked out.

Writer Sandra Sobieraj Westfall appeared in the first episode of the two-part Tiger documentary and drew on her friendship with the golfer’s now ex-wife to explain why the shy former nanny finally agreed to date the superstar.

Tiger Woods and his ex-wife Elin Nordegren were married for six years before their 2010 divorce. (MEGA)

“Elin told me that he didn’t make a great impression on her at first,” Westfall said of the 41-year-old blonde in the documentary, which premiered on Jan. 10. “She had her opinions about celebrities and they were not high. And she’s very shy so the idea of joining that world was not appealing to her. And when he asked her out, I think she turned him down at first.”

However, Elin – who worked for one of Tiger’s pro-golfing colleagues when they met in the Noughties – finally agreed to date the California native. “[Then] she gradually was convinced that she should give him a chance and so they did go out,” Westfall said.

Woods’ life story is told in the HBO docuseries, ‘Tiger.’ (Courtesy of HBO)

Eventually she learned to cope with the attention, Elin’s friend said in the doc. “She said the hardest part about that was adjusting to the spotlight that followed him. But Tiger was very sweetly protective of Elin. She said it felt special,” Westfall said. “Ironically the spotlight that first repelled her suddenly bonded them; sort of us against the world. It was just the two of them and she believed it was everything.” Elin and Tiger eventually married in 2004 on the Caribbean island of Barbados.

The first part of HBO’s docuseries charts the 45-year-old legend’s life from the very early days when he wowed local media with his golfing skills as a toddler barely out of diapers, to his marriage to Elin and the death of his father, Earl Woods. It was Earl, who died in 2006 at the age of 74, who recognized his son’s talent and steered the boy from a child prodigy to a golfing megastar.

Friends who knew the Woods family in the early days recounted in the documentary the full extent of Tiger’s parents’ devotion to his career. Despite old news footage suggesting that he was obsessed with the game as a kid, Tiger’s kindergarten teacher Maureen Decker said the shy little boy actually wanted to enjoy other activities.

“One day Tiger opened up and he asked me to ask his dad if he could play some other sports besides just golfing and I told him that I would…” Ms. Decker said of the future pro who, to date, has 82 PGA Tour victories under his belt. “I did say that I thought it would be nice if Tiger could play other sports but Mr. Woods said he had to concentrate on his golf.”

Tiger with his late dad, Earl Woods, who died in 2006. (MEGA)

This determination that Tiger remain uber focused on his golfing career continued well into his college years, according to Dina Parr, his first girlfriend. She started dating him when they were both in high school, the blonde said in the documentary, which featured old photos of the former couple cuddling and partying together. But Dina admitted she didn’t think Tiger’s mom (Kultida Woods) and dad approved of the romance.

“Earl and Tida, they had this image of who he was supposed to be and I think that they were worried about me because I certainly didn’t fit into that,” she said. “I felt that their plans were creating this robot.”

Dina claimed that Tiger abruptly broke up with her, cutting off their relationship out of the blue, by sending her a terse letter, saying that he felt “used and manipulated” by her and that he “never” wanted to “talk to or hear from” her again. “It was awful. We’d been in this three-year relationship…” his ex said, after clutching and reading the contents of the handwritten letter aloud on screen. “I replay that day in my head over and over again.”

Elin with Sam, the oldest of her two children with Tiger Woods. (AP Images)

By the time Tiger was married to Elin, it wasn’t his all-consuming devotion to golf that broke them up, but his multiple affairs. They divorced in 2010 after six years of marriage and two children – Sam and Charlie (now 13 and 11 respectively) – together.

That half of Tiger’s life (when his squeaky clean image went up in flames) is saved for the second and final part of HBO’s documentary. In the meantime, the golfer’s ex-mistress Rachel Uchitel hinted at what is to come by saying in the final shot of Part 1: “OK. So what do you want me to talk about?” She spills it all in the second and final part of Tiger, which airs on HBO on Sunday Jan. 17 at 9pm ET and is also available on HBO Max.

6ix9ine – THAT AIN’T 6IX9INE’S Lyrics

[?] got the heat, bitch

Savage like 6ix9ine, keep six 9s
6ix9ine keep a six-nine
Claiming to be preggo
Only nutted in the ass
See that bitch lyin’
That ain’t 6ix9ine’s
That ain’t 6ix9ine’s
Savage like 6ix9ine
Keep six 9s
Savage like 6ix9ine, keep six 9s
Claiming to be preggo
Only nutted in the ass
See that bitch lyin’
That ain’t 6ix9ine’s
That ain’t 6ix9ine’s

Got it sick as six swine
I don’t sip wine
But she sit and whine
Now it’s big time, big thighs
Big prize, stick five
For the lick, guys
Thank god, devil shooting big fries
Shoot your big guy, shoot your little guys
Don’t cry, dunking on your magic guys
Caught him, I keep lettin’ go
Make a motherfucking movie, make a motherfucking show
I ain’t talking ’bout no T.V., this ain’t fucking HBO
Tekashi69 from that Scum fucking squad
No doors, break the walls, Scum Gang ’til I fall

[Verse 2]
But I’m on the block where that 6 stay, clap with it
Red dot, with the mop with it
Off with his top with it
Clip to be a shooter, you be shootin’ niggas
And the shooters getting shot by niggas shootin’ niggas
Tekashi69 from that Scum fucking squad
No doors, break the walls, Scum Gang ’til I fall

Liked Demi Lovato’s Simply Complicated? Here Are 4 Pop Star Documentaries You Need to See Next

If you want to escape into a star’s world, look no further than this list of pop star documentaries. 

On the heels of Demi Lovato‘s unfiltered Simply Complicated YouTube documentary, fans of the no-holds-barred film may be clamoring for more opportunities to take a deep dive into another favorite musician’s life. Well, look no further than this list of movies that succeed in mixing the tunes with the total picture. 

Whether it’s Lady Gaga suffering through her agonizing chronic pain on camera or Madonna pining after a young and married Antonio Banderas at a party, these particular docs are sure to feed your exploratory cravings. 

With our roundup below, all that you need now is a couch, TV screen and a bowl of popcorn!

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While the world is used to seeing Lady Gaga behind an elaborate couture ensemble, the songstress strips all the elements away and bares her soul in the newly released documentary, Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two. Whether she’s coping with her friend’s cancer battle, overcoming obstacles in the way of her Super Bowl performance or tackling bouts of supreme loneliness, Mother Monster is entirely authentic every frame of the film. 

If you ever wanted to truly understand the Material Girl in her material world, look no further than the 1991 doc, Madonna: Truth or Dare. The film chronicles both Madonna’s 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour and life with the show’s cast behind the scenes. Packed with celebrity cameos and glimpses of her romance with Warren Beatty, the movie is like a filtered time capsule of Hollywood at that moment. Don’t just take our word for it—it was the highest-grossing documentary of all time for more than a decade. 

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Who better to chronicle the highs and lows of Chris Brown‘s life and career than the singer himself? In Welcome to My Life, the performer addresses his most notorious moments, including that night with Rihanna

Beyoncéis the queen of privacy, so when she released the HBO film, Life Is But a Dream, in 2013, fans were eager to get their hands on it. In between documenting life off of the stage and reflecting on her long road to stardom, the mother-to-be spoke about her miscarriage and gave viewers a rare look at her pregnancy with Blue Ivy Carter, culminating in a finale appearance from the newborn herself. 

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Let the weekend marathon commence!

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Watch Estelle and Tarrus Riley New Video “Love Like Ours”

Estelle and Tarrus Riley serve up a feel-good video for their groovy new single “Love Like Ours” watch it below.

“Love Like Ours” is the first single off Estelle’s upcoming album, due in the spring of next year. The Denzel Williams-directed video features the Grammy-winning singer clad in full white with some rasta themed jewelry while delivering the soulful lyrics in front a lush green natural backdrop.

Tarrus Riley stayed true to the all-white theme while delivering his vocals. “She’s smilin’ all because of I, yeah / Yes truly, keeps us smiling, hey / You know you had your times to love up / Its not my fault / They said love is a gamble when you love,” the reggae crooner sings.

Estelle is currently working on her next album which will be the follow-up to her 2015 LP True Romance. The British songstress is hitting the studio all while focusing on her acting career with recurring roles on Empire and Issa Rae’s HBO show Insecure.

Insecure – Jazmin Sullivan feat. Bryson Tiller lyrics

Lyrics Jazmine Sullivan – Insecure

Gotta’ lot on my mind
I’m thinking I’m needing a break to clear up the clutter, damn man
Can I get a minute get some space, man
You been through my head, playing games man
You be way too controlling
Got me feeling like I can’t breathe, I can’t even hang with a homie
Ain’t no reason not to trust me, I’m your lady not a slave
You my nigga not my master, I’ll escape thinking who can I run to?
Got me looking for a new dude
With a chill vibe, who a nice time, who can lay back, who don’t pick fights, who ain’t insecure.

Why you gotta’ be so insecure?
When I did all I could do, but you be wanting more
And why you can’t get above my back
And I can take a lot of s**t, but I won’t take that.

Been a long time, ain’t been home – I been away
Work got me in and out of state
Don’t know what you’re doing, wonder what you’re doing
You got niggas in you’re face, I’ll never let you go to waste
You’re my treasure, baby, not my trash
Thirsty bout to make a nigga splash
Why I treat you like a trophy, control freak
I tell you thats better than no freak
Find someone better you can go free
Stop trippin’ girl you know me, I’m your homie
Don’t cut it off, we done said it all and we done it all
I want it all, for myself sorry if I’m coming off insecure
Ooh, yeah, yeahhh.

Why you gotta be so insecure?
When I did all I could do, but you be wanting more
And why you can’t get above my back
And I can take a lot of s**t, but I won’t take that.

Don’t you never trust, it’s important
Ever heard of that, is it foreign to you?
Is a good time really boring to you?
You be on your Suge Knight, I was tryna find
You believe you’re a lover
Are you my man or my big brother
Baby somethings wrong with this picture
You make it hard to wanna stay with ya
I’m your lady, not a slave
You my nigga, not my master, I’ll escape
Thinking who can I run to?
Got me looking for a new dude
I’m a good girl but you reach in
Bout to make me give you reason to be insecure.

Why you gotta’ be so insecure?
When I did all I could do, but you be wanting more (but you be wanting more and more)
And why you can’t get above my back versuri-lyrics.info
And I can take a lot of s**t, but I won’t take that (but I won’t take that)
No I won’t take that no moreee.

Featured in HBO’s Insecure Season 2.
Jazmine Sullivan lyrics
Video Jazmine Sullivan

Dr. Dre On Beating Dee Barnes “It Will Follow Me Forever”

Dr. Dre once again says that he is sorry for beating Dee Barnes and added that it’s something that will “follow me forever.”

Back in January 1991, Dr. Dre, Dr. Dre got into a heated argument with journalist Dee Barnes over an interview that she did with Ice Cube. Cube has left N.W.A. at the time and used the interview to bad mouth the group. Dr. Dre was angry and according to an account from Dee Barnes, the rapper/producer picked her up and slammed her into a wall. Per a report from Rolling Stone at the time, Dre then followed her into the restroom where he “grabbed her from behind by the hair and proceeded to punch her in the back of the head.”

In part two of the HBO documentary series “The Defiant Ones”, the hip hop mogul opened up about the incident saying it tarnish his image badly. “Any man that puts his hands on a female is a f***ing idiot,” Dr. Dre said. “He’s out of his f***ing mind, and I was out of my f***ing mind at the time. I f***ed up, I paid for it, I’m sorry for it, I apologize for it. I have this dark cloud that follows me and it’s going to be attached to me forever. It’s a major blemish on who I am as a man.”

#drdre speaks on assaulting journalist Dee Barnes back in 1991 on #thedefiantones

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The Defiant Ones is an HBO original documentary about Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. The documentary premiered on July 9th and will be aired in four parts covering the entire career of the two music moguls and close friends.