Skip to comments.Jackie Kennedy wanted to divorce her philandering husband and was given $1m to stay
Posted on 06/03/2014 11:50:05 AM PDT by C19fan
ackie Kennedys marriage to JFK was headed to a divorce when his life was cut short by an assassin's bullet in November 1963. She was about to become the only First Lady to divorce a sitting president. That's the shocking bombshell in a new book Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: A life Beyond Her Wildest Dreams by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince from Blue Moon Productions publisher. Jackie had had enough. Fed up with his constant womanizing, and having her own dalliances that fueled the fire of her desire for liberation, Jackie told her confidantes that she wanted out. Her anger amped up after Marilyn Monroe's humiliating 'Happy Birthday Mr. President' performance And it wasn't the first time Jackie threatened to divorce Jack. By the late 1950s, Jackie was too demoralized by Jacks sexual philandering to continue the public charade. Her father-in-law, Joe Kennedy knew all too well the profound problems and stepped in to warn her. There is danger facing you as a divorced Catholic woman, he told her. I suggest you put divorce out of your mind, according to the revelatory new book.
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That kind of makes her a whore doesn’t it?
The list of women who were associated with the Kennedys who came to grief is a very, very long list.
You mean Came-a-lot.
There’s a word for a woman who accepts money from a man to pretend to be his wife.
I guess you could honestly say the Kennedys were the ones who started the “war on women”.
Made up BS to sell a book.
Yup....this is true....she wanted out but was bought and paid for by old Joe who did not want a scandal to mar his son’s presidential ambitions. JFK was certainly the type who should have never been married to begin with. His father pressured him all the way. Joe Kennedy was fond of saying it’s not who are that counts, it what people think you are. So he crafted this image of the wholesome family and the media sucked it all up (always in bed with the Dems) and helped create this phony fantasy of Camelot.
“Her father-in-law, Joe Kennedy knew all too well the profound problems and stepped in to warn her. There is danger facing you as a divorced Catholic woman, he told her. I suggest you put divorce out of your mind...”
Thus speaketh the Godfather of Hyannisport... Really does sound like a threat, doesn’t it?
I knew about that back in the 1990's at least. If all their "bombshells" are like this one I would say they have a wet squib on their hands.
The old joke—Guy says will you have sex with me for 50 dollars? Girl says no, what do you think I am, a whore?
Guy says how about for a million dollars?
“Anybody here seen my old friend John?
Can you tell me where he’s gone?
He freed a lotta people but it seems the good they die young
I just looked around and he’s gone”
he may want to update the song just a little. of course, it depends on what your definition of “good” is.
I’m not sure how much faith to put in these revisionist tell-alls, but it’s pretty clear that the Kennedy Camelot was more like a used car lot.
That’s about a million less than what Moochele asked for.
Wonder how much Shelley is getting to stay on as obama’s beard?
A nice looking one anyway.
A million bucks isn’t squat. Slick Willie’s wife is going to get 8 years in the Oval Office for staying with The First Philanderer.
The story about Joe offering her a million to stay is true and well known at the time.
Never heard she wanted to divorce him at the time of his death. Why did she go to Dallas?
It doesn’t make any sense to me.
She was from an extremely rich family, why would she stay for the money?
Perhaps she was threatened.
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