Two decades have passed since nightclub entertainer and blond bombshell Gennifer Flowers stepped before cameras and announced she had a 12-year affair with then-Gov. Bill Clinton, joining a roster of attractive women who reported similar dalliances, wanted and unwanted. Miss Flowers has stepped forward once again to reveal that in 2005, Mr. Clinton offered to come visit her once again.
“I picked up the telephone, and it was him. I said, ‘No, you can’t [...]
David Petraeus sex scandal: FBI agent who began probing disgraced spy chief allegedly sent shirtless photos of himself to whistleblower Jill Kelley
The unnamed agent was a friend of Kelley, the raven-haired knockout whom Petraeus biographer Paula Broadwell jealously suspected of having the hots for the former CIA director, The Wall Street Journal reported.
David Petraeus’stunning downfall took another salacious turn Monday as it was revealed the FBI agent who began investigating [...]
PERTH, Australia — The FBI probe into the sex scandal that prompted CIA Director David Petraeus to resign has expanded to ensnare Gen. John R. Allen, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced early Tuesday.
According to a senior U.S. defense official, the FBI has uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of documents — most of them e-mails — that contain “potentially inappropriate” communication between Allen and Jill Kelley, [...]
TEL AVIV — Did Paula Broadwell, the alleged mistress of ex-CIA Director David Petraeus, reveal a secret CIA detention center in Benghazi during a public speech she gave last month?
Broadwell, a former counterterror operative, co-authored a bestselling biography of Petraeus. She discussed the book during a keynote speech on Oct. 26 at a University of Denver alumni symposium.The speech is available in full on YouTube.
During a question and answer session, Broadwell [...]
Here’s a letter to the New York Times Magazine‘s “ethicist,” which was published over the summer:
My wife is having an affair with a government executive. His role is to manage a project whose progress is seen worldwide as a demonstration of American leadership. (This might seem hyperbolic, but it is not an exaggeration.) I have met with him on several occasions, and he has been gracious. (I doubt if he is [...]
When a pollster or strategist for a struggling political campaign presents what seems like a sugar-coated view of his candidate’s chances, do you ever think: I wish I could give that adviser some truth serum, or maybe put him under oath?
Well, truth serum may be pushing it, but the put-him-under-oath part has actually happened. And when a pollster is required to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but [...]
Zhang Shih faces charges of murder and attempted murder after attacking her husband’s alleged mistress and her daughter
Enraged Zhang is accused of running down neighbour Wang Lu and her daughter, 4, then guarding the victims to stop them from getting first aid
Armed police moved in on a naked woman after she stripped and lay in front of an ambulance to stop it taking her husband’s suspected lover to hospital.
Zhang Shih, [...]
Details emerge from ex-lover’s memoir due to be released on June 26
When John Edwards faced the prospect of an indictment that could put him behind bars, he calmly told his mistress he would probably wind up in a low-security prison in Virginia more like a country club than a jail.
She quickly responded that she and their daughter would move there to be near him if that happened.
Rielle Hunter details the couple’s [...]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Edwards was publicly exposed at his trial as a staggeringly selfish politician and shameless liar who cheated on his wife as she suffered from incurable cancer.
Yet it was the Justice Department that wound up publicly embarrassed on Thursday as federal prosecutors’ attempt to turn Edwards’s misdeeds into criminal convictions ran aground in a courtroom here.
The outcome of the six-week trial was a high-profile blow to the Justice Department’s beleaguered Public [...]
Rielle Hunter’s tell-all book will be released on June 26
Rielle Hunter, the former mistress of disgraced senator John Edwards, has written a revealing memoir detailing events surrounding the affair which Edwards was yesterday acquitted of using campaign funds to hide.
What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me will be hitting the shelves later this month and is being billed as the tell-all behind the love affair that shattered Edwards’ presidency [...]
Judge forces jury back for further deliberations after verdict blunter
Jury believed to be deadlocked on five other counts
Defense says verdict for one count should be announced
Want a mistrial on the five other counts
Confusion descended on the North Carolina courthouse today when the jury in John Edwards’ trial announced they had reached their verdict after nine days of deliberations – only to tell the judge they had found a verdict for [...]
White House Deputy Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri is scheduled to take the witness stand on Wednesday in the John Edwards trial.
Palmieri was a spokeswoman for Edwards in October 2007 and was in the room when Elizabeth Edwards confronted her husband’s campaign finance chairman about helping pregnant mistress Rielle Hunter, according to the Associated Press.
Palmieri is one of five current Obama administration or campaign officials on the witness list. POLITICO’s Josh Gerstein is in [...]
A one-time donor to John Edwards testified on Tuesday that he warned President Barack Obama’s campaign in 2008 to look closely at rumors about the former North Carolina senator’s infidelity before it considered offering him any position in the administration.
Chapel Hill developer Tim Toben said from the witness stand at Edwards’ campaign finance corruption trial that he was astonished when Edwards told him he still had lofty political aspirations over [...]
Cheri Young agreed to pretend that Edwards’s child with Rielle Hunter was in fact her husband’s
She said: ’I didn’t want the campaign to explode and for it to be my fault. I decided to live with a lie’
Says Edwards told her: ‘Nobody cares about two staffers having an affair’
Disgraced Democratic Senator allegedly made it sound like lying ‘was for the good of the county’
He also told her money donations to help [...]
Andrew Young testified in court that he worried he would be killed when he met Edwards in a rural area in 2008 to discuss the affair
The judge struck down Rielle Hunter’s request to keep certain evidence sealed over a previous court battle about a sex tape
Judge will decide whether the sex tape will be admissible in court
John Edwards used a code to talk about his cancer-stricken wife with his mistress [...]
James Hill and Beth Loyd
April 27, 2012
The judge in the John Edwards trial today rejected a bid by Edwards’ former mistress to sharply restrict what the court and the public can hear about a sex tape the couple made together.
The tape shows Rielle Hunter, who later gave birth to Edwards’ child, and it shows enough of Edwards to be able to identify him.
Judge Catherine Eagles rebuffed the request calling it [...]
Police are investigating after a mob of women got into a bloody street brawl on Sunday as a result of a series of Facebook posts.
More than 30 women gathered for a pre-planned fight at a Sacramento-area parking lot, swinging fists, baseball bats and broken glass at one another in a throwdown that left two women in critical condition.
Police believe one of the women had recently discovered her husband was cheating [...]
Raelyn Johnson and Joe Johns
April 23, 2012
John Edwards “made a choice to break the law” by accepting illegal campaign contributions to hide his pregnant mistress from the public as he campaigned in 2007 to be the Democratic presidential nominee, prosecutors said Monday in the opening day of the former U.S. senator’s criminal trial.
“This affair was a gamble with exceedingly high stakes,” prosecutor David Harbach said in his opening statement, referring [...]
The family of Thomas Kinkade, the successful painter who died earlier this month, has filed a restraining order against his live-in girlfriend.
They want to stop her from breaching a confidentiality agreement she signed more than a year ago.
His ex-wife fears Amy Pinto-Walsh will attempt to sell her story and could release private family photographs.
Battle: The ‘painter of light’ Thomas Kinkade, one of America’s most popular artist, died at the age [...]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Editor’s Note: WRAL News initially interpreted court documents incorrectly and reported that John Edwards asked for a delay in the court-ordered destruction of a sex tape he made with Rielle Hunter. In the order returning the tape and other items to Hunter, Judge Carl R. Fox allowed Edwards or other parties to delay that destruction, but specifically exempted the tape from any stay.
Ahead of his federal trial involving alleged campaign finance [...]
By MACKENZIE WEINGER | 2/23/12 4:43 PM EST Updated: 2/23/12 11:33 PM EST
John Edwards’s former mistress, Rielle Hunter, has been declared the owner of the sex tape featuring herself and the ex-presidential candidate, and the video will be destroyed, according to a report on Thursday.
The civil case between Hunter, who has a child with Edwards, and former campaign aide Andrew Young was settled on Thursday, ABC-11 WTVD reported. Hunter was deemed the owner of the tape, and the court ordered [...]
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I believe in family values, of which newt has none.
Holy shit he actually said that.
Gingrich: ‘It doesn’t matter what I do. People need to hear what I have to say’
Newt Gingrich: Do what I say, not what I do
Newt Gingrich bragged to his second wife that it didn’t matter if he screwed around because his supporters would always buy into what he had to say, not what he did.
“It doesn’t matter [...]
Washington (CNN) — Former presidential hopeful John Edwards must pay back $2.3 million that exceeded his matching funds from his 2008 campaign, the Federal Election Commission ruled Thursday.
In a 6-0 vote, the commission approved the findings of its own audit, which showed the excess funds.
The matter is separate from the criminal conspiracy case against the former U.S. senator from North Carolina, in which Edwards is accused [...]
After happily being out of the media glare for many months, Elin Nordegren is furious that she’s back in the spotlight — thanks to new boyfriend Jamie Dingman.
It’s all because word got out that the wealthy financier earlier had a fling with Rachel Uchitel — perhaps overlapping with her romp with Tiger Woods when he was Nordegren’s husband.
Even though Dingman’s dalliance with Uchitel predated his [...]
RALEIGH, North Carolina — Federal prosecutors have completed a wide-ranging investigation into John Edwards’ political dealings and could indict the two-time Democratic presidential candidate within days, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
Edwards could still strike a plea deal to avoid an indictment, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the case’s sensitivity.
Federal investigators have been probing Edwards for [...]