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'Vanity Fair' on Tiger Woods: 'A sex addict who could not get enough'

In Vanity Fair’s February cover story on Tiger Woods, author Buzz Bissinger (Friday Night Lights) refers to Woods as “a sex addict who could not get enough” and cites a 1997 GQ interview with the golfer, who was 21 at the time, as evidence of the real Woods. Bissinger claims that the interview, conducted by writer Charles Pierce, was “largely a series of profane quips by Tiger, such as ‘What I can’t figure out is why so many good-looking women hang around baseball and basketball. Is it because, you know, people always say that, like, black guys have big d—–s?’” Bissinger then says Woods flirted with a few females on the GQ photo shoot set and told a dirty joke: “He rubbed the tips of his shoes together and then asked the women, ‘What’s this?’ They were stumped. ‘It’s a black guy taking off his condom.’”

While Woods attempted to live a largely private life, Bissinger writes that it was inevitable for the golfer’s personal and professional lives to collide. “In the end it was the age-old clash of image versus reality, the compartmentalization of two different lives that inevitably merge at some certain point, whoever you are.”

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