Elin Nordegren, Tiger’s Ex, Back On The Market After Splitting With Billionaire Boyfriend
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Looks like Elin Nordegren is back on the market again.
Tiger Woods’ ex-wife reportedly broke up with her billionaire boyfriend, 56-year-old coal tycoon Chris Cline, after one year together. Their courtship marked the first serious relationship for the Swedish model since divorcing the pro-golfer in 2010, a source told Us Weekly.
Friends say the two split after they “drifted apart.”
“They didn’t spend enough time together. He has a thriving business and has been traveling a lot,” a source told Page Six.
Following the split, Nordegren headed to the Hampton’s with some girlfriends with plans to hang out on the beach, go shopping and dine out.
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Woods and Nordegren divorced after the golfer reportedly indulged in a series of extra-marital affairs.
Despite the divorce, Woods and Nordegren enjoy an amicable relationship based on their mutual love for their children — daughter Sam, six, and son Charlie, five.
“My relationship with Tiger is centered around our children and we are doing really good — we really are — and I am so happy that this is the case. He is a great father,” she told People in May.
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That’s not to say their divorce didn’t leave some resentment for 34-year-old Nordegren, especially immediately following the news of his infidelity. However, the newly-single beauty says working through their difficulties to arrive at a working relationship was a necessity for the kids’ sake.
“In the beginning, you tamp down the animosity for the kids’ sake,” she says. “I’m not going to deny that I went through the wringer. But I don’t think I doubted we’d end up here. That was always my dream, that the kids can have two loving parents that show respect for each other. And I feel that’s what they have.”
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