Following Tiger Woods and Erica Herman’s breakup, the skilled athlete is being sued by his former companion for allegedly kicking her out of their shared house, Us Weekly can verify.
In response to court docket paperwork obtained by Us, Herman, 39, has sued Woods, 47, and his Jupiter Island Irrevocable Homestead Belief for violating Florida’s Residential Landlord Tenant Act. Her lawsuit was initially filed in October 2022.
Herman, who started relationship the golfer in 2017, famous within the court docket submitting that she has lived at Woods’ residence since he bought the Florida property and “carried out helpful companies on the request of [Tiger’s] brokers,” which was a part of an “oral tenancy settlement” that allowed her to stay there. Herman additional alleged that Woods had engaged in premeditated “prohibited practices” to get her to go away the mansion upon their current cut up.
“Particularly, by trickery, brokers of [Woods] satisfied [Herman] to pack a suitcase for a quick trip and, when she arrived on the airport, they informed her she had been locked out of her residence, in violation of the oral tenancy settlement and in violation of Florida regulation,” the court docket paperwork learn. “They then knowledgeable her she was not allowed to return to her Residence and, with out authorized counsel to help in her in this emotional second, they utilized a lawyer to confront her with proposals to resolve the wrongdoing they had been within the midst of committing.”
Herman additionally claimed that their oral settlement had been breached when Woods’ “brokers” locked her out of the house, eliminated her private belongings and informed her she couldn’t return. She additionally alleged that greater than $40,000 in money that belonged to her was misappropriated.
The Masters Match champ — who shares two youngsters with ex-wife Elin Nordegren — has not publicly addressed the lawsuit, which was filed late final yr. Herman is in search of precise and consequential damages based mostly on the rental worth of the property. Woods’ belief has since filed their very own movement to dismiss Herman’s petition.
Neither Woods nor Herman publicly introduced after they ended their romantic relationship, although the previous restaurant supervisor has additionally filed to nullify the non-disclosure settlement that Woods had her signal at the start of their romance. In response to the court docket docs that Us obtained on Wednesday, March 8, Herman is asking for clarification about “numerous authorized claims she believes she has” relating to the top of their relationship.
The PGA Championship winner and Herman first debuted their romance in November 2017, with the Florida native ceaselessly supporting Woods at his athletic video games. Almost 4 years later, Herman was a pillar of help after Woods suffered extreme leg accidents in a February 2021 automobile crash.
“Erica dropped all the pieces to be with Tiger the second she heard what occurred,” a supply solely informed Us that March. “She’s been by his bedside, holding his hand and telling him all the pieces’s going to be OK. He’s a champ and he’s obtained this. … She’s been so compassionate and supportive — all his family and friends have. He couldn’t have requested for extra in that regard.”