Tiger Woods is threatening to take legal action after a nude photo of him leaked online, TMZ has learned. Woods was just one of a number of celebrities who recently discovered that private images from their phones found their way online. Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, Katharine McPhee, Kristen Stewart, and Tiger’s ex-girlfriend Lindsey Vonn were also hacked.
Woods has already enlisted the services of attorney Michael Holtz who has told the website Celeb Jihad to take down the images. McPhee also hired a lawyer who has issued a similar threat. TMZ is reporting that the leaked photo was obtained from Vonn’s phone.
It has been a roller coaster year for Woods. In late May, Tiger was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. A toxicology report revealed the 41-year-old golfer had taken Ambien, Dilaudid, Vicodin, Xanax, and THC before getting into his vehicle. A little more than a month after his arrest, Woods announced that he completed a “private intensive program” conducted out of state.
It’s an unfortunate turn of events for Woods, who has been looking to turn his life and image around after finding himself with bad press over the last few months.