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Tiger Woods Writes Newsweek Essay, Might Have Same Condition As Lucille Austero


Tiger Woods, in a first-person essay published Wednesday, said he’s “regaining the balance that I’d lost” before his car accident a year ago sent his life into a tailspin.

That’s tough, man. Not only has Tiger Woods had to deal with the embarrassment of having the many seedy and previously unknown aspects of his personal life exposed, and with that, the subsequent crumbling of his marriage, he has also been attempting to handle living his life with vertigo. For those who are not familiar with it, vertigo is a completely debilitating condition that was given the attention it deserves on the show Arrested Development, courtesy of the magnificent, yet vulnerable, performance of Liza Minnelli in her portrayal of Lucille Austero.

I’m just shocked that Tiger was dealing with vertigo even before the crash. One can only imagine how an accident could amplify the symptoms.

Tiger, just so you know, your fans are here for you as you try to pick up the pieces of your shattered life and career. We know you can do it. It might seem like it is a long road ahead of you, but you just have to keep your head up. But not for too long. We don’t need you getting dizzy and bumping that head of yours. You know, because of the vertigo.

Tiger Woods writes first-person essay [ESPN]