Tiger Woods may soon appear on a PETA billboard in his hometown of Windermere, Fla. The animal rights group has created a graphic showing a photo of the golfer accompanied by the all-caps text, "TOO MUCH SEX CAN BE A BAD THING." The message continues beneath the headline: "... for little tigers too. Help keep your cats (and dogs) out of trouble: Always spay or neuter!"
A blog post at PETA's web site explains the motivation behind the ad:
One unspayed female cat and her offspring can produce an estimated 420,000 cats in only seven years, and a female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 puppies in six years. Many of those animals end up unwanted and unloved, often dropped off at animal shelters that are already bursting at the seams.
Just as we all know and accept that the sky is blue, we know that every time a breeder or pet store sells an animal, an animal in an animal shelter loses his or her life.
The premise of the ad certainly seems correct. By all indications, too much sex did indeed become a bad thing for the golf superstar. Among his many alleged lovers are two porn stars, one of whom (NSFW pictures) may have worked as an escort (also NSFW) and was videotaped bragging about her "amazing" and "really good" sex with Woods. The other porn star (NSFW pictures), who is wanted in Washington state, claims Tiger twice impregnated her. She is still demanding an apology.
PETA's ad not the first time Tiger Woods' scandal has been used by marketers. An airline quickly capitalized on the story just days after Woods' post-Thanksgiving car crash, while a hockey team offered a "Tiger Woods foursome."
UPDATE: TMZ reports that PETA is putting the billboard plan on hold. Scroll down for a photo of the ad.
Women linked to Tiger Woods
- Emma Rotherham allegedly had early-morning sex on Woods' office couch. Tiger reportedly loved to see her in black stockings and suspenders.