Tiger Woods 2.0: Brett Favre

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  1. DickButtonFan

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  3. orbitz

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    Nope. For one thing Brett isn't married.
     
  4. jenny12

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    Brett Favre is married to Deanna Favre.She's a breast cancer survivor, isn't she? He might turn out to be another Tiger in terms of volume of women, but I don't think he'll be covered by the media the same way.
     
  5. DickButtonFan

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    And they have children.
     
  6. BigB08822

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    He has been married 14 years, and yes, they have children.

    I don't think it will be such a huge scandal but I think it will be a big deal for him and his family and I doubt the marriage will be intact when all is said and done.
     
  7. mrr50

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    Deanna is a very nice person. I know her from charity event planning over the years.When Brett played for Green Bay, she(actually they) were very involved in charity events. They have been together since college, but only married 14 years. The oldest daughter is 18/19(?) and she has produced the grandchild. It's sad, but not a shock.

    Brett's problem is that it happened at the workplace. There have been two Jet massage therapists who have now come forward, the sideline chick was a contract employee but still a Jet employee. What he did is sexual harassment in the workplace and could get him a suspension.
     
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  8. Veronika

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    :sekret: Brett's had a rep for running around on Deanna before they were married.
     
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    ^ not to mention, a :EVILLE: better thread

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  11. deltask8er

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    If Woods was accused of sexually harassing women who work in the golf industry ( or advertising, or sports media, etc. ), made them feel uncomfortable while trying to do their work, then I could see a parallel to the Favre accusations.
     
  12. BigB08822

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    So are you saying you see NO parallels or just that it isn't EXACTLY the same thing? I don't see how you can deny the situations are at least somewhat similar. You have another man who is one of the biggest and best known players in his sport, who is married for a long time with children, and here he is attempting to have an affair with another woman and it seems others may be coming out of the woodworks. The similarities are striking. Is it a carbon copy, no? But how could it be, his name isn't Tiger Woods.
     
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    Good point. For all his faults, Tiger didn't do his tomcatting in the workplace.
     
  14. BigB08822

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    Does it not count if Tiger did most of his tomcatting while on travels during golf tournaments? I doubt he was bringing many (if any) women to his home while his wife was out shopping. I am sure he took advantage of his "job."
     
  15. Coco

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    The point is, Tiger has never been accused of making women uncomfortable where they worked.

    I'm appalled that this is hitting the news cycle ... right before Brett, now with another team, plays the Jets.

    This story did surface right before the start of the season, then died down.

    If harassment did occur, that's a serious matter. If these women are allowing their claims of harassment to be used as gamesmenship, that is incredibly appalling.

    And it's not like the rest of the Jets are models of virtue on this subject.
     
  16. topaz

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    I live in Wisconsin. Deanna and Brett have been together since high school, 1983/84. So they have over 25 years together. Their first child was born before they were married.

    As a Wisconsinite, I don't think Deanna will ever divorce him over this. She's been with him through alcoholism, drug addiction and other affairs. So why now? Many women stay in unhappy marriages for many reasons, i.e. money or security. Maybe she's not unhappy.

    Favre is the NFL's golden boy and in Wisconsin he's gotten away with many times that were "not published" but publicly acknowledged by many because he is FAVRE. I'm not condoning what he did, but Deanna and many of us have known these things about Favre for over a decade.
     
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  17. BigB08822

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    Interesting, Topaz. I have never heard about alcoholism and drug addiction but I admittedly know nothing about him except that he wont retire for longer than a few weeks.
     
  18. mikey

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    Wait- I thought he was gay? :lol:
     
  19. DickButtonFan

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    He was addicted to pain killers.
     
  20. topaz

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    Favre's addiction to pain meds, mainly vicodin started in the early 90s. Favre use to be a major party animal. His nickname use to be barfly.

    There was almost a scandal with the Packer organization. The team doctor is suppose to document medical dosage and give them to the league. Favre became addicted to vicodin in 92/93. He got it from someone, either team doctor's fudged records or he got it off the street or through his personal doctor.

    Favre had to check into a rehab in 1996 after he suffered a seizure during a hospital stay after ankle surgery February 27, 1996.

    I found this quote from Jerry Glanville, Favre's coach with the Atlanta Falcon's his rookie year.
     
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    Pain killer or drug addiction, what's the difference? In my opinion, its the same. He was addicted to a usually prescribed drug.
     
  22. deltask8er

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    Yes, emphasis on "somewhat" similar. Was Woods risking suspension by the PGA because of his adultery? Was he violating a morals clause that would result in a limited participation of tournaments and/or any fines?

    NFL Personal Conduct Policy

    http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/21598/nfl-personal-conduct-policy


    And this is about the Minnesota Vikings, the team he currently plays for, not the team he was playing for when all this allegedly happened. But still...

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2230341
     
  23. mrr50

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    The Vikings are a tad sensitive in the sex area due to the 'love boat' incident a few years ago.
     
  24. Veronika

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    It's Chili John's :)drama:), and the bars are open until 2, and 2:30 on the weekends. :p
     
  25. Coco

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    LOL, Veronika :)
     
  26. mrr50

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    My daughter lives in Green Bay. It is a very nice small city.
     
  27. Veronika

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    I don't consider a town of 100,000 (plus 60,000 more when you count the suburbs) to be that small...but I'm just a girl from Sconnie. :)

    Favre and Chmura were quite the duo back in the day...and that didn't end well for either of them.
     
  28. topaz

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    Are you referring to Chmura's sexual assault trial? ;)
     
  29. topaz

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    I live in Milwaukee I don't particularily care for Green Bay myself and it is a small city. GB is lacking in the diversity area for my tastes. The unemployment rate is over 12% which is higher than Milwaukee(the state's biggest city).

    But Wisconsin has been hit hard by the recession and the closing of a few GM plants have hurt the state alot. But that's another conversation.
     
  30. Veronika

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    Yeah, pretty much. That was really bad... :scream: