When in May 2011 Caroline Wozniacki laughed at her friend’s remark that “boys are like parking lots, all the good ones are taken”, she didn’t even imagine that one taken guy would soon become hers. Probably less than two months after the discouraging quote, the young Danish world No.1 hooked up with a successful young golfer Rory McIlroy and the two are famous for always being eager to show the world their happiness and tell everyone how well they understand each other as fellow top athletes.
However, behind the story of the two high-profile love birds is the broken heart of Rory’s ex-girlfriend of six years – Holly Sweeney. The 21-year-old opened up in an interview for the Irish Sunday Mirror and said how hurtful the unexpected breakup was and how all the publicity of “Wozzilroy” makes it even worse.
It killed me – that’s why I went away to Dubai as soon as we split up, so I didn’t have to look or think about it. But when you’re on a beach with nothing to take your mind off things, it still crops up. So you couldn’t get away from it no matter what you did, it was still all over Twitter as well. So even if I was trying to take my mind off it, it still snuck its way back in.
Holly revealed that Rory’s crush on Caroline started when they watched her tennis match on TV. Holly first thought nothing of it, but when Rory flew to Germany to watch a boxing match he met Caroline there and things started heating up. It was especially devastating to Holly when she read on Caroline’s Twitter that she met Rory and that he was a great guy. In addition, when Rory came home from Germany he rushed to see his dogs, instead of his girlfriend first, and when they sat together he told her that he met Caroline and would like to see how things would go with her.
It was Rory that ran away with Caroline – not the other way around – so I guess I blame Rory, or both of them if I’m totally honest.
I have to put the blame on him for what has happened but obviously I’m not her biggest fan ever.
The founding days of Caroline’s and Rory’s relationship are impure because of the way he treated his girlfriend Holly in order to change his partner, but even worse is that the Wozzilroy relationship is so much in-your-face, I mean, they even made a nickname for their relationship and announced it online. Also, they are publicly giving gifts to each other.
Thanks, Gregoire, for telling me about this interview. (photos via Twitter)