Anthony Weiner To Take Leave Of Absence, Seek Professional Help

by Radar Staff

Amid a chorus of cries for his resignation, Anthony Weiner announced on Saturday that he intends to request a “leave of absence” from his Congressional duties and seek professional help.

The “help,” his spokeswoman said in a statement was in part to assist him to “become a better husband.”

PHOTOS: Anthony Weiner Goes Out With His Dirty Laundry

It was revealed this week that the disgraced New York Congressman’s wife of less than a year, Huma Abedin, is three months pregnant with their first child.

“Congressman Weiner departed this morning to seek professional treatment,” said his spokeswoman Risa Heller.

PHOTOS: Celebrity Cheaters

She added that he has gone into treatment so “he can get evaluated and map out a course of treatment to make himself well.”

As has been reporting, Weiner has confessed to sexting with several women, including a porn star.  Yesterday, we also reported that he’d been tweeting and sending private messages to a 17-year-old high school student.

PHOTOS: Indecent Exposure! Stars Bring Little Too Much To Beach

On Saturday, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called for Weiner to resign.

“This sordid affair has become an unacceptable distraction,” she said.


Congressman Weiner Can’t Say ‘With Certitude’ That Lewd Photo Isn’t Of Him

EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Weinergate Student Busted For Under Age Drinking

More Questions Than Answers When It Comes To ‘Weinergate’ Twitter Scandal

Wife Of ‘Shirtless Congressman’ Chris Lee Rushes To His Side

S.C. Governor Mark Sanford’s Wife Dishes To Vogue On Husband’s Affairs

blog comments powered by Disqus