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Ex-White House Intern Says She Lost Her Virginity To JFK In Jackie O’s Bedroom

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By Adam S. LevyRadar Staff Writer

Before Monica, there was Mimi.

Former White House intern Mimi Alford says that in 1962, the late President John F. Kennedy took her on a tour of the White House, including a detour into Jackie O’s bedroom.

There, she says, the 45-year-old commander-in-chief took the 19-year-old debutante’s virginity.

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“The president came very close to me and … put his hands on my shoulder and guided me down to the edge of the bed … I lost my virginity, right there,” Alford, who details what she says was an 18-month affair with the president in a new memoir, told the Today Show’s Anne Curry Thursday.

(Alford confirmed the affair after a 2003 book exposed the tryst, but has never gone into candid detail about her coming of age at Camelot until now.)  

“It wasn’t something I had planned, certainly something I hadn’t expected to happen,” she said of her impromptu deflowering.   

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Alford, now 69, said when Kennedy placed her at the edge of the bed, she “knew what was going to happen.

“If I could recall my feeling for that moment it was almost like it was what I was supposed to be doing,” Alford recalled. “I didn’t feel like I was really being forced; it was almost like being swept away.”

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Alford said she also had romps with JFK in a White House swimming pool.

Alford told Curry her “relationship [with Kennedy] was very imbalanced…but I accepted that imbalance because I wanted to be a part of it.”

Asked if she felt guilty about making love to a married man, Alford said, “I hate to admit today that I didn’t feel guilty — I was 19, I was young.”

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Today, she said she feels “guilty about not having felt guilty, yes.”

In the book, Alford also says Kennedy requested to perform sex acts on other men as he watched; encouraged her to take a drug during a party at Bing Crosby’s house; and negotiated through the Cuban missile crisis with her in a neighboring room.

“It’s really ludicrous that I was there, but I wanted to be there, and obviously their president wanted me there too, so I was there,” she said. 

Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath is in stores now.

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