One of the past best golf player, Tiger Woods has spoken candidly about his failed marriage to ex-wife Elin Nordegren and how he explained the split to his two children.
In a rare interview, the 39-year-old golfer reflected on his infidelities that eventually led to the couple’s divorce in 2010, revealing they’re now the best of friends.
Woods told Time magazine: “I’ve taken the initiative with the kids, and told them up front, ‘Guys, the reason why we’re not in the same house, why we don’t live under the same roof, Mommy and Daddy, is because Daddy made some mistakes.’”
I just want them to understand before they get to internet age and they log on to something or have their friends tell them something… When they come of age, I’ll tell them the real story. “But meanwhile, it’s just, ‘Hey, Daddy made some mistakes’. I’d rather have it come from me, and I can tell them absolutely everything.
He also said if he could go back in time and change anything about his relationship with his then wife, he would be more honest. He said
It would be having a more open, honest relationship with my ex-wife. Having the relationship that I have now with her is fantastic. She’s one of my best friends,” he admitted.
“We’re able to pick up the phone, and we talk to each other all the time. We both know that the most important things in our lives are our kids.”