Dyed hair touches off news frenzy

Satire: Perhaps Tiger Woods is filling in for Madonna in a new `Blond Ambition II' tour.

January 05, 2001|By Rob Hiaasen

MIAMI - Golfer Tiger Woods, in a bout of holiday fun, dyed his hair blond and appeared at the Orange Bowl to watch Florida State play Oklahoma University for college football's national title.

MIAMI - Distracted by the presence of a blond Tiger Woods on the sidelines, Florida State's high-powered offense produced only a safety during Wednesday's game, won by Oklahoma 13-2. Sooner head coach Bob "Snoop" Stoops immediately dyed his hair blond and recorded a controversial rap record.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Rap star Eminem, nominated for four Grammy Awards, grew a towering Afro in defiance of Tiger Woods' temporary hair-color choice.

WASHINGTON - Confronted with a blond Tiger Woods, the Federal Reserve slashed its benchmark interest rate by half a percentage point, sending a powerful signal that the Fed is down with Woods' new 'do.

WASHINGTON - Watching from the visitors gallery, President Clinton, whose wife became the first spouse of a president to become a senator, smiled, held back a tear, then gave a thumbs-up sign to Woods' blond hair.

BALTIMORE - A "disappointed" Mayor Martin O'Malley defended Tiger Woods' golf game and told reporters someone shouldn't be fired for simply making one mistake.

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