Michelle "Bombshell" McGee is probably the best thing that could have happened to Tiger Woods - and we're not talking about her being one of his mistresses. She wasn't.
But ever since the word got out about McGee's alleged affair with Sandra Bullock's husband, Jesse James, a lot of attention has been diverted from Woods.
Will Woods thank James for taking the heat? According to Jimmy Kimmel - he just might.
Last night, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Kimmel said that Woods "owes a great debt" to James as the new "cheater in the news."
And for the tabloids, James' solitary mistress is providing as much fodder as the baker's dozen tied to Woods. Last week, TMZ posted pictures of McGee, a tattoo fetish model, wearing a Nazi armband and hat, licking a dagger and holding a massive gun.
"One day you win an Academy Award. A week later, your husband is cheating on you with a Nazi - the magic of Hollywood," Kimmel joked.
Kimmel also held a fake interview with McGee, played by his announcer Dickey Barrett.
Barrett was covered in fake tattoos and was dressed in a red bra, black skirt and black wig.
"Do you feel any remorse for what you did to Sandra Bullock?" Kimmel asked the fake McGee.
"Ahhhh, nope," Barrett said.
McGee has been plastered all over the news since In Touch Weekly published her claim of an 11-month affair with James, partly while Bullock was filming "Blind Side."
Daily revelations have kept the focus on McGee, Bullock and James while giving Tiger some breathing room.
Last week, TMZ claimed "W" and "P" tattoos on McGee's legs stood for white power. McGee fired back they stood for something sexually explicit instead.
On Monday, McGee's ex-husband Shane Modica, told "The Insider" that McGee "obsessed" over James and targeted him for money and fame
"I know how she works. And it was either end up with Jesse and live that lifestyle and still have the money and the fame or she was going to make money off this one way or another," he said. "This was her payday."
Like the Tiger tale, James was embarrassed by sexy texts McGee claims he wrote her and she didn't mind furnishing them to In Touch for publication. Note to celebrities. Don't text your mistresses. They don't throw them out.
James even took a play from Tiger's book by issuing a public non-apology apology which lamented his own "poor judgment" but took little responsibility for actual wrongs.
The upside for Tiger is he is probably still a hell of a golf player and he hopes to change his story line by proving it in the Masters next month. As for James, he may just hunker down in his Monster Garage and wait for the next Hollywood scandal to eclipse his own.
Watch Jimmy Kimmel's fake interview with McGee on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."