CINCINNATI Men's grooming brand Gillette will limit Tiger Woods' role in its marketing, according to a New York Times report. The news came one day after the golf pro said he was taking an "indefinite break" from golf to focus on his marriage after he admitted to infidelities.
On Woods' Web site he stated: "I am deeply aware of the disappointment and hurt that my infidelity has caused to so many people, most of all my wife and children. I would like to ask everyone, including my fans, the good people at my foundation, business partners, the PGA Tour, and my fellow competitors, for their understanding. What's most important now is that my family has the time, privacy, and safe haven we will need for personal healing."
Woods has been a Gillette spokesperson since 2007, when he signed a four-year deal that pays him more than $5 million a year, the NYT reported. His off-course earnings total more than $100 million annually from endorsements and other businesses.