Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods Announce Relationship on Facebook

Relationship experts react to the pro-athletes making their love affair public.
3:32 | 03/20/13

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Transcript for Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods Announce Relationship on Facebook
You know for ordinary people a budding new romance is a time for heart fluttering excitement. But when one little love birds as the world's most famous golfer and repentance for Lander. Hearts are skipping a beat for different reasons. For Tiger Woods in his new main squeeze Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn there is an avalanche of scrutiny. ABC's Neal Karlinsky goes inside the all star hook up that's got everyone talking. A picture may be worth a thousand words but he's perfectly staged Johnson Tiger Woods and -- -- on. Are apparently -- the thousands judgments. A tiger never changes his stripes are you nuts. And how long Julie cheats on you -- to -- a long list of -- left on bonds FaceBook page. The pictures posed like a happy family holiday card complete with clearly visible sponsor logos were strategically and simultaneously. Unleashed on the two sports stars FaceBook pages. Vaughn added this note I guess it wasn't a well kept secret but yes. I am dating Tiger Woods our relationship a -- from a friendship into something more over these past few months. And it has made me very happy. Of course this isn't just the story of two divorced sports superstars hooking up. This is the story of a beautiful 28 year old ski champion getting together with a man branded as that championed full endure. I am deeply sorry. From -- irresponsible. And selfish behavior. I engaged in woods didn't just cheat on his wife he became the poster boy for celebrity cheating and even went in the sex rehab. Just when you thought Lohan had a lock on the title of Lindsay with the worst judgment along comes. The tabloids had been chasing the relationship rumors for months photographing the two together and noting that woods reportedly sent his private jet to bring Vaughn home. After her season ending spill at this race in Austria. When it comes to the sport of judging famous relationships from afar. Like -- tie -- or whatever there -- now called have left plenty to analyze according to relationship expert doctor Wendy Walsh. This could be a budding love romance and they're trying to stem the wave of publicity and try to control what ever they -- cry to try to create some privacy. And they deserve to do that. On the other hand he test seems so contrived. And we do feel like we're being manipulated. To -- experts say from Anthony Weiner so called Weiner gate. To Eliot Spitzer is high priced prostitutes. -- and powers seemed to always offer a chance at redemption. Some people want tiger to make this grand comeback especially men. Who see him as this falling hero who suddenly turned into the good guy and got his game back on top. Coming out as -- were on FaceBook the experts say is all about trying to manage to very high profile. And profitable images. I think it was something they did to get ahead of those stories to define the relationship in their own terms they release these obviously posed pictures. And then they say please respect our privacy. There's it's almost become a joke. Depending on how you look at it the question going forward is either -- this relationship work for. Well it helped the branding of two larger than life images that could grow even bigger. As a couple. I'm Neal Karlinsky for Nightline. In Seattle.

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