For the past 9 months, every woman that Tiger so much as looked at while he was married has given an interview to the press, but his wife, Elin Nordegren, has stayed stone-cold silent. However, now that they are officially divorced, and Elin is free to move back to Sweden with her $100 million, she has decided to give her side of the story in an interview with People Magazine.
The 30-year-old former nanny and model admits that she’s "been through hell," dealing with the personal and public fall-out from her husband cheating on her with no less than a dozen women, some of whom were porn stars. Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren's Divorce Is Final
"I'm so embarrassed that I never suspected — not a one. For the past 3 1/2 years, when all this was going on, I was home a lot more with pregnancies, then the children and my school..." she explained. However, she says that she now feels "stronger than I ever have."
"I have been through the stages of disbelief and shock, to anger and ultimately grief over the loss of the family I so badly wanted for my children," Elin said to the magazine, adding: "My immediate plan is for the kids and me to continue to adjust to our new situation. I am going to keep taking classes, but my main focus is to try to give myself time to heal." Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren's $750M Divorce Deal
Elin also denied that she threatened Tiger last Thanksgiving with a golf club, something that was widely reported and even joked about on Saturday Night Live.
"There was never any violence inside or outside our home," she said, adding: "The speculation that I would have used a golf club to hit him is just truly ridiculous."
In addition to raising her two kids, Sam, 3, and Charlie, 18 months, Elin has been studying for a psychology degree. However, don’t expect to see her analyzing Tiger on the talk show circuit any time soon. She has said that this will be her first and only interview on the topic of her divorce. (But we wouldn’t be surprised if she has a book deal in the works. Her face would look nice on the cover, wouldn’t it?)