03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Annie Leibovitz's Bank Account Helped By Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is helping Annie Leibovitz climb out of debt. The horny golfer agreed to pose for the photographer four years ago, shirtless, doing pull-ups and crunches, and lounging contemplatively in a white bathrobe. Leibovitz locked the secret images in her archives. Last year, she nearly went broke and had to restructure a $24 million loan. When the Tiger scandal blew up on Thanksgiving -- "and his paramours started pouring out of every cupboard like tenement cockroaches," as Vanity Fair puts it -- Leibovitz dug up the photos and sold them to the magazine, which put one on the February cover, with six more inside