Edwards’ Mistress Getting $15,000 a Month to Keep Quiet


Yesterday, we reported that the National Enquirer—the only publication in the country that has actually bothered reporting out this John Edwards scandal—was going to publish another exclusive, this time establishing a financial link between the (allegedly) philandering former Democratic presidential hopeful and his mistress Rielle Hunter, with whom he is rumored to have a bastard child. Today, they’ve gone ahead and done it: the tabloid reports that Hunter has been receiving $15,000 a month in hush money from a “wealthy colleague” of Edwards who is closely tied to his campaign.

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