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Tiger Woods Dodges Porn Star Sex Tape Bullet

In one of the more bizarre twists to Tiger Woods sex scandal, a Florida porn star who claimed to have made a sex tape with the golfer apparently is bluffing.

Devon James and her husband Nick claimed to have received $300,000 as an advance for the tape from an unnamed distributor and were taking orders online.

But the couple has since filed for bankruptcy without listing the tape as a potential asset, according to gossip site radaronline.

Nowhere in the bankruptcy papers, which lists assets and liabilities, does the sex tape appear. To the contrary, the couple lists assets at zero to $50,000.

Even if James accepted payment by setting up her own corporation she would have to list it on the papers, according to the Web site.

James – aka Melina Jannette – and husband Nick filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition Oct. 20, citing debts of $231,124, suggesting they were obviously desperate for money.

In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, individuals are allowed to keep certain exempt property, such as their primary residence, while most debts are liquidated.

Real estate mortgages and security interests for car loans, however, usually can’t be dismissed. The value of property that can be claimed as exempt varies from state to state.

The couple reportedly is still accepting orders for the “sex tape” online. The site claims that the tape will be released November 15.

But they replied “none” in bankruptcy papers asking for a listing of copyrights, patents, licenses, franchises or another intangible intellectual property.

Earlier RadarOnline reported that that another man, Teneal Goyco, 29, claimed he was Tiger’s “doppel-banger” and that Devon offered him $1,000 to be filmed having sex with the porn star.

Woods allegedly bedded more than a dozen women during his marriage to Swedish beauty Elin Nordegren.

His philandering, which included a bevy of cocktail waitresses, porn stars, and club floozies, exploded in scandal last Thanksgiving after his wife confronted him over an alleged affair.

James claimed to have had sex with Woods and even said he’d fathered a love child, which later proved to be untrue.

The sex tape may have been a effort to get some type of payment from Woods, who reportedly paid off some of the women he bedded in exchange for their confidentiality.

In any event, Woods appears to have avoided another embarrassing episode from his tawdry behavior.

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