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Kirsty Gallacher gets lawyers in over Tiger rumour

Kirsty Gallacher gets lawyers in over Tiger rumour
Kirsty Gallacher gets lawyers in over Tiger rumour (Image credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images)

TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher (opens in new tab) has denied speculation that she had an affair with Tiger Woods, after rumours surfaced on the internet that she had a fling with the serial cheat. Kirsty admits she's friends with the golf champion and once described him in an interview as "incredibly handsome, kind and talented", according to The Mirror. But, hitting back at the internet claims, the former Sky Sports presenter, said: "It was all speculation and it was incorrect. "It was very upsetting. I knew I was being talked about and that's why lawyers were involved. "But what you do in this job is you get quite strong because you know things will come at you." Kirsty, the daughter of the Scottish former golf champion Bernie Gallacher, has two children with her fiance, rugby star Paul Sampson.

Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 


An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.