I'm Asking: Would You Still Endorse Tiger?

I'm Asking: Would You Still Endorse Tiger?

As more details surface about Tiger's indiscretions, I was surprised to learn that his sponsors aren't bailing ship just yet.

Nike, Gatorade, and Gillette, among other sponsors, have all decided to continue their endorsements of the athlete, amid allegations of infidelity and extra-marital affairs. A Gatorade spokesperson reiterates the company's support of the golf pro, saying, "Tiger and his family have our support as they work through this private matter. Our partnership continues."

Tiger's certainly not the first male athlete to come under fire in the media for a personal failure. Not too long ago, Michael Phelps was the subject of media scrutiny for his own lapse in judgment — except Phelps did have a sponsor pull the plug on its deal with the swimmer after he was photographed smoking an illegal drug. But tell me, what do you think — are Tiger's sponsors making the right move here? I'm asking, if you endorsed the athlete, would you still back him now?

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