Rachel Uchitel is able to reside her greatest life.
Tiger Woods’ former mistress sat down for a “very lengthy, grueling day” of interviews for HBO’s “Tiger” documentary to clear her title 10 years after their notorious affair.
“I actually took the chance to have the ability to clear up any misconceptions that folks had about … who I’m and the scenario as a result of individuals use me as kind of a model for … the opposite girl,” Uchitel, 45, informed Web page Six in a latest interview. “And I believe that it’s very fascinating that I come off as this very threatening, horrible individual, and I really feel like I’ve needed to reside like a reduction model of myself for 10 years, and it’s been a extremely exhausting technique to reside.”
Uchitel grew to become recognized within the press after the September 11 assaults when a photograph of her clutching an image of her fiancé was splashed throughout newspapers. She made headlines once more in 2009 when it was uncovered that she had a relationship with Tiger Woods, who was married to Elin Nordegren on the time.
“And for ten years, I’ve needed to reside with such hatred of individuals and it nonetheless impacts me to this second and I believe that’s a extremely unfair factor for ladies to must undergo,” she stated. “And it’s one thing very uncomfortable that I believe individuals not solely within the public eye, however in a non-public eye, undergo on a regular basis and I believe that folks can actually empathize in that scenario and I believe that there are many folks that perceive that idea of one thing occurs and then you definately get shamed for it and also you frequently get shamed for it.”
Uchitel stated she now needs to maneuver into the “second chapter of life and be capable of have my very own comeback and my very own recent begin and I would like individuals to have a bit of little bit of empathy as a result of I’m identical to everyone else and I’d wish to kind of reside my life once more.”
Uchitel, who stated her buddies would describe her as “actually resourceful,” “actually beneficiant” and “enjoyable,” informed us that she’s engaged on a e book about her experiences. She can also be working with Transcend rehab facilities by giving speeches on her personal relationships and the “love dependancy she suffered by means of”
“Clearly individuals are captivated by hating me,” she stated. “Perhaps they’ll be a bit of bit captivated by loving me for one thing else if they only give me like 5 minutes of an opportunity to get to know me.”
Uchitel’s look in “Tiger” airs on Jan. 17.