Tool Academy’s Aida says Jaimee Grubbs talked about Tiger Woods affair on camera

Jaimee Grubbs discussed her affair with Tiger Woods on camera during production of VH1’s Tool Academy last year, according to one of her fellow cast members. Yes, we’ve reached the point in our culture where virtually every news story has a reality TV connection.

“We all knew about Jaimee’s affair with Tiger Woods because she told us,” Aida Menaska told Radar. As to Jaimee talking about it to the cameras, Aida speculated, “I guess they cut it out because VH1 didn’t want to cause problems for Tiger Woods and his wife.”

Jaimee Grubbs appeared briefly on the show’s first season, but now is much more famous because she had an affair with Tiger Woods and revealed Tiger’s voicemail and text messages to her. (Because she’s apparently out of interesting anecdotes, she most recently told Us Weekly that Tiger is insecure about his calves.)

Because the media likes to turn on people who turn on other people, her ex-boyfriend talked about her failed attempt to get in Playboy to Radar, while Entertainment Tonight has a report about Jaimee’s criminal history: she “pleaded guilty to misdemeanor grand theft in 2004 related to a shoplifting incident at a San Diego Nordstrom department store. Grubbs pleaded guilty to stealing over $400 worth of merchandise,” and separately, went to court because she “failed to pay a credit card balance of $868.07.”

TV Castmate Reveals Tiger Affair Girl Bragged Openly, Targeted George Clooney Next! and Ex-Boyfriend Reveals Tiger’s Mistress Jaimee Grubbs Tried To Pose For Playboy [Radar]
Tiger “Was Very Insecure” About His Small Calves, Says Mistress and Hear Tiger Panic to Mistress: “My Wife May Be Calling You” [Us Weekly]
Criminal Past of Reported Tiger Woods Mistress Revealed [Entertainment Tonight]

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.