Rachel Uchitel, the original “other woman” named in the National Enquirer expose, who vehemently denied having any sort of affair with Tiger, has supposedly changed her story. TMZ says Uchitel claims she was lying to protect Tiger. (Noble!) And there’s this:
Sources say less than an hour before Tiger’s accident, Rachel and Tiger were texting each other. Elin confronted Tiger and asked whom he was texting. She grabbed the phone and we’re told she called Rachel to confront her. According to sources, Tiger and Elin began arguing and the phone broke in the process.
TMZ will be live-streaming the press conference Gloria Allred, Uchitel’s attorney, is holding today at 11:30AM PST. By that point, five more women will probably have come forward.
*Update: The press conference was canceled due to “unforeseen circumstances.” Apparently Tiger Woods Inc. was negotiating a $1 million payoff with Rachel’s people to keep her quiet. When RadarOnline asked Allred about this, she replied, “No comment.” [RadarOnline]