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21 Jul 2011 14:14


Politics: John Edwards owes federal government lots of ca$h or something

  • $2.3million owed back to the Feds for his election fail source
  • » Yeah, you weren’t entitled to those matching funds: The main issue that Edwards faces is that he received federal matching funds up the wazoo — funds which he didn’t end up using and now has to pay back. But that said, it’s not even the worst issue our boy is facing — see, he recently got indicted on felony charges involving his reported usage of $900,000 to hide his pregnant mistress, Rielle Hunter, from sight.

07 Jan 2011 10:13


Politics: Did John Edwards get engaged recently? If so, save the date!

  • claim The National Enquirer reports that John Edwards is engaged to Rielle Hunter, which would be awful timing considering his estranged wife just died like a month ago.
  • denial Edwards’ family denies the allegations, which have more heft because, well, the National Enquirer surprisingly broke the original Rielle Hunter story. source

06 Dec 2010 21:05


Culture: Elizabeth Edwards somehow upbeat despite sobering prognosis

  • I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.
  • Elizabeth Edwards • In a Facebook post where she talks about the spread of her cancer. She reportedly only has weeks to live. So, to remind you guys, this lady spent like a decade propping up John Edwards’ political career only to get dumped when she had cancer so the former vice presidential candidate to shack up with the mother of his out-of-wedlock baby? And now she’s going to die soon? How unkind is this world? The fact that she has a single positive bone left in her body, let alone the sincere heart shown here, is amazing. And John Edwards is a crappy human being who doesn’t deserve any of the success he’s had. (Sorry, we were angry. And now we’re very sad. We have a lot of respect for Elizabeth Edwards. You should too.) source

06 Oct 2010 22:15


Politics: Feds issue fresh subpoenas in John Edwards sex scandal

  • bad John Edwards has spent the last couple of years attempting to move on after a very public love-child scandal. It hasn’t been so easy for him.
  • worse Federal investigators are still on the case, issuing subpoenas to see if he used campaign funds to pay for Rielle Hunter’s love nest. So yeah, it could get worse. source

15 Mar 2010 20:31


Culture: Rielle Hunter’s sexy GQ photos not what Rielle Hunter expected

  • You hear that? It’s the sound of immense regret crashing down on a woman who’s saying to herself, “I’ve made a huge mistake.” Rielle Hunter’s GQ interview and photo spread, which is nearly as skeezy as anything Eric Massa told Glenn Beck a week ago, was not supposed to be anything like that, she told Barbara Walters. Hunter also wasn’t wearing John Edwards’ shirt, but the photographer’s. She called the photographs “repulsive,” according to Walters, who regaled the tale on “The View.” She seemed comfortable during the shoot, though! source

15 Mar 2010 10:08


Politics: Rielle Hunter to GQ: She calls him “Johnny.” Ulgh, yuck.

  • He… always said that he would support whatever decision I made. But I believe on some level he was hoping that I would get an abortion. Because he didn’t – he wasn’t happy about the timing. Which is understandable. He was married and running for president.
  • Rielle Hunter • Speaking in an interview with GQ Magazine in her first statement of any kind since the scandal first broke. Hunter seems delusional – she talks about their relationship in terms that make it seem like he’s gonna be there forever. And the photos are cheesecake. Regarding her “Johnny” references, it turns out she’s right. “You know, when I first met him, the first week of our relationship,” she said, “I said to him, ‘For some reason I cannot call you John, it doesn’t come out. Could I call you Johnny?’ And he said, ‘That’s my name.’ And I didn’t know that, but that’s his actual birth name.” Shoot us now. source

25 Feb 2010 10:56


Culture: Oprah says what everyone was thinking about John Edwards

  • If you’re willing to pull off this kind of deception…what else would you be willing to deceive the American public about?
  • Oprah • Speaking on her show yesterday. Her guest was Andrew Young (along with his wife Cheri), and they were talking about the ever-popular topic of Edwards’ affairs. Regarding what the purported sex tape shows, they revealed it shows Edwards “performing sex acts” while a woman who’s probably Rielle Hunter holds the camera. “Thank you for that information,” Oprah said. No, Thank. You. Oprah. source

24 Feb 2010 10:27


Politics: John Edwards’ aide and Rielle Hunter squabble over sex tape

  • he said Andrew Young, who just wrote a book about the scandal, says the tape was abandoned by Hunter, who briefly lived with Young.
  • she said Hunter, on the other hand, told a court that Young stole the tape from a storage unit and in the process invaded her privacy. source

05 Feb 2010 13:32


U.S.: Ex-John Edwards aide Andrew Young better give back that sex tape

  • Young was put in contempt of court today. Andrew Young, Edwards’ right-hand man in the midst of the politician’s sex scandal, has a sex tape that Reille Hunter, the other woman, wants. While Hunter had a temporary restraining order against Young, he wouldn’t give the tape back. Now he’s in contempt of court, but was not jailed, just reprimanded. If he gives the tape back by Wednesday, he’ll be golden. Will he? We’ll see. source

31 Jan 2010 11:57


Politics: John Edwards used a lot of tricks not to get caught, still did

  • When rumors of the affair started circulating, she continued to risk getting spotted in hotel lobbies and grocery stores. ‘I think she wanted to get caught,’ Young writes.
  • Slate writer Christopher Beam • Regarding the John Edwards/Rielle Hunter affair, which former Edwards associate Andrew Young wrote about in great detail. Young was on the losing side of most of the romantic facilitation, having to do pretty much everything possible to cover it up from Edwards’ wife Elizabeth, who was reading financial and phone records with a fine-toothed comb. It’s a nice guide about how not to get caught when having an affair. Final tip: Make sure you wear a condom. Edwards didn’t. source