Quote: Originally Posted by karrie
I do find it funny, because when you first posted, it wasn't to criticize the speculation... it was to say...
"Yes he is a hero, just do some research and find out...
Whatever his problem was in the middle of the night driving out of his driveway,
is probably something any one of us could have had, and after hearing him
interviewed many many times, he would be the last one to want his private business
splattered around, even with all that wealth, he really is just a nice guy."
Because some had implied that he might not be as perfect a person as the media makes out. And yes, you seem mighty ticked that you were wrong. Sorry, but that's how you're coming across.
As for what I would do.... it has nothing to do with what some other woman ought to do, or what's best for her family.
No Karrie, that is how 'you' think I come across.Until there were facts on the table, I will always see the situationas it always has been, in my view. Until this incident, I viewed him as a real hero, because of his enormous contributions, with his foundation for children.There hasnever been any news to indicate this type of behavior, so, as withanyone I know, or know about, I will not change that view until thereis evidence, factual evidence to see that person otherwise.Now there is.He is still the person who will help millions of children who otherwisewould not be able to accomplish what they dream about, and he eventually willstill golf like he has always golfed, but in my eyes he will never bethe person I thought he was, because he 'isn't'. He cannot change, or turn back the clock to undo his shabby behavior,so that's the way it is, that's life.There is a 'rumour' that he is going to appear on 'Opra' to try toclean up his image, and I'm sure between his 'guys' who do all of hissecurity and management, and Opra, they will do a 'whitewash' for himand suck in many people as to 'why' he behaved in such a disgustingmanner. It will be interesting to watch. It will be like making amovie, because this is his livlihood, he needs all of those sponsorsto stick with him, and how this show is produced will be very importantto him, but it won't change anything for me, what is done, is done.I am also realizing that this kind of behavior is taken much moreseriously by my generation than those that follow, (not all), but ingeneral seems that, so to many what he has done isn't really all thatbad or surprising, so that's the way time changes things, and when Iand the rest of my generation is gone, there won't be so much backlashwhen stories like this appear.Doesn't matter, to me, what he and his wife eventually end up doingabout their situation, I have made my opinion clear what I thinkshe should do, doesn't have anything to do with, 'what she will actually do'.I will not speculate or make snide comments or jokes when all I amreading is gossip, and that is how it was first few days, and evenwhen it all became factual, joking about such a tragic story seems sohorrible, but then again, I am 71yrs. old, seems to make a difference,but I wouldn't change for the world.
Do you really believe that I was irritated because I found out that Iwas mistaken about his character?It takes a much younger and dumberperson than I to go back that far to worry about being wrong aboutsomething, I got over that about 50 years ago. Being wrong aboutsomething is a learning experience, and this issue is one of them,and I am thankful for that, now I know his real character, and Iobviously didn't before. Thanks Tiger.