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Trump: Tiger Woods 'Going to Be Just Fine'

Donald Trump doesn't think affair allegations will affect Tiger Woods' image.

"Tiger's a great athlete... one of the greatest athletes in the world," Trump told "Extra" from his New York City office Tuesday. "He's had a very interesting and traumatic couple of weeks [but] he's a wonderful guy."

Upwards of 11 women have been linked to the married golfer since his Nov. 27 car accident.

Trump continued, "Tiger is going to be hotter than ever before -- mark my words."

On Tuesday, Gatorade dropped Woods as spokesperson and announced they were discontinuing his namesake beverage.

Trump admits his indiscretions "may affect his endorsements a little bit," but thinks everything will blow over.

"It's a little bit like Kobe," he says, referring to Kobe Bryant, the married Los Angeles Lakers star who was accused of rape by a 20-year-old woman. Charges were dismissed in 2004.

"No one remembers the Kobe incident. Kobe went out and won a championship. He's a spectacular guy and a spectacular player," Trump told "Extra."

Trump -- who faced his own cheating scandal when he left wife Ivana Trump for Marla Maples in 1992 -- has a few words of advice for the golfer.

"I think what's important for Tiger right now [is to] get back on the course and start winning tournaments, and he'll do that. He's just the best golfer," Trump said. "He's a really talented person, and he's a really good person."

Trump admitted that Woods will "probably have a little bit of a different life because that's the way life works... His work will be a little different, but he's going to be just fine."

For more of "Extra's" interview with Trump, tune in tonight!