LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods has an unlikely supporter in Hollywood — funnyman Jim Carrey.
On Friday, Carrey hit his Twitter page where he defended the golfer, who returned to the course this week professionally to compete in The Masters. It is Woods’ first tournament since his infidelity scandal broke in November.
“Tiger Woods owes nothing 2 anyone but himself,” Carrey tweeted. “2 please his father he gave up his childhood and his freedom in the world. That’s enough!”
Earlier this week, Nike unveiled a new ad featuring a solemn faced Tiger, who faces the camera as the voice of his late father, Earl Woods, asks, “What did you learn?”
It has since been revealed Earl Woods’ words were taken out of context from a 2004 quote about Tiger Woods’ mom, Kultida.
Carrey, who announced on Monday some news of his own — that he and Jenny McCarthy had ended their five-year romance — also shared his opinion about Tiger’s wife, Elin Nordegren.
“No wife is blind enough to miss that much infidelity,” he wrote. “Elin had 2 b a willing participant on the ride 4 whatever reason. kids/lifestyle.”
On Wednesday, Carrey made several other pro-Woods posts.
“If you really wanna see sexual disfunction get 2 know your favorite basketball star! Curling is the only safe sport 4 a married man!” he wrote.
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