Tiger Woods' now ex-wife Elin Nordegren has given an interview to People Magazine now that the divorce is final. Nine months after Woods' cheating scandal came to light, Nordegren tells the mag, "I have been through the stages of disbelief and shock, to anger and ultimately grief over the loss of the family I so badly wanted for my children."
And in spite of all of the negative tabloid attention and gossip, Nordegren says, "I also feel stronger than I ever have. I have confidence in my beliefs, my decisions and myself."
Nordegren has returned to college to study psychology, and has been living in a rental property in Windermere, Fla.
"My immediate plan is for the kids and me to continue to adjust to our new situation. I am going to keep taking classes, but my main focus is to try to give myself time to heal," she told the magazine.
Nordegren doesn't reveal anything about their divorce settlement, but she scoffs at the reports that she hit Tiger or his car with a golf club on that November night.
"There was never any violence inside or outside our home. The speculation that I would have used a golf club to hit him is just truly ridiculous."
This is said to be the one and only interview that Nordegren will give.
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After 23 days of rehab in the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Lindsay Lohan has been released. TMZ reports that doctors made it clear to Judge Elden Fox that Lohan should be released from the medical facility, and the judge made it happen. Lohan will continue to receive outpatient treatment, however.TMZ also says that the treatment that Lohan was receiving at the hospital was totaling $40,000 a week, none of which was covered by insurance.
A source confirms to People that Lohan is "out and doing really well." Another source says that Lohan's treatment won't be all that different to what she was already receiving. "The outpatient program is just like the inpatient program, except you get to go home at night," the source said.
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Simon Cowell's new show 'X Factor' has not premiered yet on American television, but its British version is coming under fire for using 'auto-tune' technology to fix pitchy contestants. The show admitted to the BBC that while the judges are making their decisions at auditions based upon unfiltered performances, once the show is prepared for airing, "the footage and sound is then edited and dubbed into a finished programme, to deliver the most entertaining experience possible for viewers."
The technology is used in recording studios to help out of tune singers or tweak slight pitch problems. But the show insists that when the shows are live, the performances are live. But The Mirror says that even in the finals of the last season, the audio was 'futzed with' to make the performers sound better.
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Montana Fishburne, the daughter of actor, Laurence, said that her dad disowned her when she entered the world of porn. But TMZ says that Laurence Fishburne has been paying for a lawyer for his troubled daughter, who was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Fishburne has hired Shawn Chapman Holley, of Lindsay Lohan fame, to help try to get his daughter's life back on track.