▪ Tiger Woods this week was arrested in Jupiter, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence. A police report reveals that officers found Woods, 41, asleep at the wheel of his Mercedes with the motor running at about 2_a.m. The car had two flat tires and its bumpers golf legend, who is recovering from back surgery, apologized and blamed the incident on “an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications.” He said he understood “the severity of what I did.” In 2009, Woods drove into a tree in front of his home, allegedly under the influence of Ambien—an incident that led to the revelation that he’d been unfaithful to wife Elin Nordegren. The couple divorced the following year.
▪ Ryan Seacrest may not host ABC’s American Idol reboot after all, the New York Post reports, because he’s offended that first-time judge Katy Perry is earning more than twice what the network offered him. Perry, who is said to be pulling down $25 million, boark–based morning show Live With Kelly & Ryan. A source said Ryan “is hopeful that a deal can be reached, given his affection for the show.”
▪ Former House Speaker John Boehner doesn’t miss Washington one bit. “I wake up every day, drink my morning coffee, and say, ‘Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,” the Ohio Republican, 67, told an energy conference in Houston last week. Boehner, who served as speaker from 2011 um not willing to give all that up to be president.” As for President Trump—his longtime friend and golf buddy—Boehner praised his missile attack in Syria, but added, “Everything else he’s done has been a complete disaster.”