Paulina Gretzky reveals demise threats over husband Dustin Johnson’s transfer to LIV Golf

Paulina Gretzky, spouse of golfer Dustin Johnson, has revealed that she acquired demise threats on social media after Johnson determined to depart the PGA Tour for LIV Golf. The revelation got here throughout the latest season of the Netflix collection “Full Swing.”

“There have been individuals sending demise threats and terrible, terrible, terrible issues,”Gretzky stated on the present. “Folks have been aggressive, that is for positive, however that is after I shut it down for a bit of bit and I used to be like ‘I do not want to have a look at this, everybody has an opinion on it and positive.’

“We have now a bit of bit extra time collectively now since issues have modified a bit of, whereas earlier than it was ‘go go go.’ We have now extra management now of how we do issues,” she added. “The outdated life we had, it was ‘I needed to take a again seat’ however now it looks like we’re within the entrance of the airplane collectively flying. It was the fitting transfer.”

Social media had blended reactions

The information of the demise threats has elicited sympathy from many within the golf world, with some followers expressing disbelief that such habits may happen. Others, nonetheless, have questioned the veracity of the claims, suggesting that the threats might not have really occurred.

“A number of the similar individuals crying about blood cash and human rights are on the market sending demise threats. You possibly can’t make it up,” stated one netizen. However another person was not so satisfied: “Nobody cared when DJ went as a result of a) he is likeable, b) he did not say he was rising the sport, and c) fairly positive he stayed out of the lawsuit. Additionally why would individuals message his spouse and children. Subsequent.”

Regardless, the revelation underscores the challenges confronted by athletes and their households within the age of social media, the place criticism and threats can come from nameless sources.

DJ is proud of the change

Johnson, who made the change to LIV Golf in 2022, has no regrets over his resolution. He’s at the moment second within the particular person standings by way of three occasions, together with his group, 4Aces GC, ranked tenth out of 13 within the group standings.

Gretzky had beforehand spoken about Johnson’s transfer within the first season of “Full Swing,” highlighting the assured cash and elevated household time as main elements within the resolution.

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