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EXCLUSIVE: Read The Documents That Prove John Edwards Is Father Of Love Child

Dec. 17 2009, Published 9:17 a.m. ET

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New documents prove beyond all doubt that John Edwards is the father of his mistress’s love child -- a development that puts an exclamation mark to the ex presidential candidate’s cheating and lying while his wife battled cancer. has obtained the documents, which details the money battle between Edwards and Rielle Hunter, as she seeks more than $17,000 per month from him.

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Edwards was forced into admitting his affair with Hunter when the National Enquirer caught him coming out of her hotel room during the middle of the night but he’s never confirmed he’s the father of her love child.

But the Enquirer, which first obtained the child support documents and published excerpts in its print edition, says Edwards has now purchased a house for Rielle and their daughter Francis Quinn but is still battling over monthly support payments.

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In the new documents posted on, Hunter’s attorney Frank Louis gives her extensive written advice about how to calculate her expenses for the child support battle versus Edwards. His letter to her spells out the case is “Hunter vrs. Edwards” and it is obvious things are not going well in the negotiations because the first line of the letter states: “Dear Rielle, I am writing because of our recent conversation which heightens the likelihood litigation may ensue.”

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The documents are from earlier this year but sources say child support has still not been resolved.

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Hunter’s lawyer explains the law to her in the documents and also sends her a “Family Part Case Information Statement,” which spells out Hunter is the plaintiff and Edwards the defendant.

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The Enquirer’s Edwards exclusive was named one of the top 10 “Startling Scoops” of the decade by Newsweek.


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