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Jackie Kennedy wanted to divorce her philandering husband and was given $1m to stay
UK Daily Mail ^ | June 3, 2014 | Caroline Howe

Posted on 06/03/2014 11:50:05 AM PDT by C19fan

ackie Kennedy’s 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 Jack’s 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.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: jackiekennedy; jfk; kennedy; kennedyfamily; millionaires; monroe; presidents
The whole Camelot story line has to be the best Potenkim Village lie in US political history.
1 posted on 06/03/2014 11:50:05 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

That kind of makes her a whore doesn’t it?


2 posted on 06/03/2014 11:51:43 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: C19fan

The list of women who were associated with the Kennedys who came to grief is a very, very long list.


3 posted on 06/03/2014 11:52:36 AM PDT by AU72
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To: C19fan

You mean Came-a-lot.


4 posted on 06/03/2014 11:53:32 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: C19fan

There’s a word for a woman who accepts money from a man to pretend to be his wife.


5 posted on 06/03/2014 11:53:42 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: humblegunner

Bingo!


6 posted on 06/03/2014 11:54:01 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: AU72

I guess you could honestly say the Kennedys were the ones who started the “war on women”.


7 posted on 06/03/2014 11:54:46 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: C19fan

Made up BS to sell a book.


8 posted on 06/03/2014 11:54:48 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: C19fan

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.


9 posted on 06/03/2014 11:58:05 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: C19fan

“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?


10 posted on 06/03/2014 11:59:37 AM PDT by Tallguy
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To: C19fan
That's the shocking bombshell...

It is?

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.

11 posted on 06/03/2014 12:00:27 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

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?

Okay...


12 posted on 06/03/2014 12:01:36 PM PDT by the anti-mahdi
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To: All

“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.


13 posted on 06/03/2014 12:04:49 PM PDT by willywill
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To: C19fan

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.


14 posted on 06/03/2014 12:05:04 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: C19fan

That’s about a million less than what Moochele asked for.


15 posted on 06/03/2014 12:07:08 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: C19fan

Wonder how much Shelley is getting to stay on as obama’s beard?


16 posted on 06/03/2014 12:09:10 PM PDT by subterfuge (Hey NSA snoop, get a real job you idiot!)
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To: humblegunner

A nice looking one anyway.


17 posted on 06/03/2014 12:09:35 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: C19fan

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.


18 posted on 06/03/2014 12:15:20 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: C19fan

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?


19 posted on 06/03/2014 12:16:28 PM PDT by Andy'smom (How many more acts of love can we take?)
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To: C19fan

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.


20 posted on 06/03/2014 12:19:27 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: subterfuge

As long as AF1 takes her where she wants to go and the American people pick up the tab.


21 posted on 06/03/2014 12:20:25 PM PDT by kalee
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To: C19fan

Jackie said she wanted to marry a rich powerful man. She got what she asked for.


22 posted on 06/03/2014 12:22:34 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

Yup , old news .


23 posted on 06/03/2014 12:26:25 PM PDT by katykelly
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To: the anti-mahdi

no its like this.

A guy asks a girl “would you have sex with me for $10 million dollars?” and the woman says “sure”

Then he says “would you have sex with me for $20” and she says “never- what do you think I am, a whore?”

And the guys says “well we’ve already established that, now we’re just negotiating a price”


24 posted on 06/03/2014 12:28:21 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: dowcaet

“I guess you could honestly say the Kennedys were the ones who started the “war on women”.”

FDR had his moments as well.


25 posted on 06/03/2014 12:34:14 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Mr. K

You are right, it was such an old joke I got it wrong—likely early on-set of Alzheimers.


26 posted on 06/03/2014 12:42:31 PM PDT by the anti-mahdi
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To: C19fan

This is nothing new. This came out years ago.


27 posted on 06/03/2014 12:43:16 PM PDT by waxer1 (A Republic if you can keep it--Benjamin Franklin. Well we lost it.)
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To: humblegunner
That kind of makes her a whore doesn’t it?

She was a whore. The DailyMail also had a series in which it detailed HER sexual exploits, which included bedding his brother Bobby.

28 posted on 06/03/2014 12:45:02 PM PDT by montag813
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To: broken_arrow1

I heard YEARS ago that the old man Kennedy paid her 2 million to stay with Jack.


29 posted on 06/03/2014 12:54:20 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: willywill
"He freed a lotta people"?

Whom did JFK free?

He made some nice-sounding speeches, but he fumbled the Bay of Pigs and did nothing as the Berlin Wall was built. At his death the people of Cuba, East Germany, and South Vietnam had less hope than when he took office. He meant well in the James Meredith case but was in over his head trying to handle the crisis.

His main success while President was getting his sexual needs attended to frequently.

30 posted on 06/03/2014 12:56:45 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: FlingWingFlyer
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.

Take me now Lord....

31 posted on 06/03/2014 12:58:25 PM PDT by onona (I’ve pretty much given up on sanity returning.)
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To: IronJack

“it’s pretty clear that the Kennedy Camelot was more like a used car lot”

Whenever I hear “Camelot” I think camel lot. A place like a used car lot but they sell smelly used camels.


32 posted on 06/03/2014 12:58:52 PM PDT by all the best (sat`~!)
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To: C19fan

Wow. Something happened 50 years ago, but then it didn’t happen.


33 posted on 06/03/2014 1:01:01 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: C19fan
JFK was with beautiful women like Marilyn Monroe and Angie Dickinson. They made themselves available to him and willingly had relationships with him.

Clinton went after women like Juanita Broderick, Jennifer Flowers, Monica Lewinski and Paula Jones.

He raped Juanita Broderick and threatened to cut off her livelihood(a contract with the State of Arkansas) if she said anything.

Jennifer Flowers was given a no show job as a Director with the State of Arkansas and threatened if she talked.

Monica Lewinski was overweight and ugly. She referred to Clinton as "the big creep". She was given 5 different six figure, no work jobs by Clinton. When the accusation became public Clinton's people called her a liar until she produced the famous stained blue dress.

Paula Jones was a low level employee of the State of Arkansas. Clinton had State Troopers bring her to his hotel room. Clinton threatened to have her fired if she didn't do what he said and pulled out his “small crooked penis” as she described it.

Clinton had James Carville and others threaten Paula Jones and called her a trailer park whore.

Jackie was intelligent and had class. She was not an angry, ugly lesbian like Hillary Clinton.

34 posted on 06/03/2014 1:03:51 PM PDT by detective
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To: Dallas59

Yes, but a million isn’t worth what it was in 1962.


35 posted on 06/03/2014 1:16:35 PM PDT by notpoliticallycorewrecked (The more I know, the more I realize that how much more there is to learn.)
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To: Mount Athos

I always thought her family were broke... but connected.


36 posted on 06/03/2014 1:16:35 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SMARTY

That’s what I had read.Also the guy her Mom was dating was there when Kennedy got shot.


37 posted on 06/03/2014 1:28:54 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: detective

Good post, you should flesh that out sometime, to make it a keeper summary for us.


38 posted on 06/03/2014 1:39:24 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Verginius Rufus
Whom did JFK free?

He freed the world to colonize the United States, already almost 10% of Mexico's population has transferred here.

“However, if there is one man who can take the most credit for the 1965 act, it is John F. Kennedy. Kennedy seems to have inherited the resentment his father Joseph felt as an outsider in Boston’s WASP aristocracy. He voted against the McCarran-Walter Act of 1952, and supported various refugee acts throughout the 1950s. In 1958 he wrote a book, A Nation of Immigrants, which attacked the quota system as illogical and without purpose, and the book served as Kennedy’s blueprint for immigration reform after he became president in 1960. In the summer of 1963, Kennedy sent Congress a proposal calling for the elimination of the national origins quota system. He wanted immigrants admitted on the basis of family reunification and needed skills, without regard to national origin. After his assassination in November, his brother Robert took up the cause of immigration reform, calling it JFK’s legacy. In the forward to a revised edition of A Nation of Immigrants, issued in 1964 to gain support for the new law, he wrote, “I know of no cause which President Kennedy championed more warmly than the improvement of our immigration policies.” Sold as a memorial to JFK, there was very little opposition to what became known as the Immigration Act of 1965.”

39 posted on 06/03/2014 1:43:23 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: broken_arrow1
“Made up BS to sell a book”

Not at all.

I was told this years ago by her cousin, my wife's uncle, who was present when after Joe's incapacitation Jackie went to Rose and demanded her million for the year and Rose told her to go to hell.

Jackie stomped off, went upstairs and came back 5 minutes later and told Rose to shove the million that she was marrying Onassis.

40 posted on 06/03/2014 1:55:05 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: C19fan

All together now...”Who gives a shite...”


41 posted on 06/03/2014 2:00:18 PM PDT by strider44
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To: C19fan

I believe JFK killed Marilyn...Google it.


42 posted on 06/03/2014 2:02:33 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: C19fan

So when is a bunch of Rats screwing each other surprising news? No one should expect different from the Kennedy family, or the Clinton family, or the Obama family. When we get a book about the sexual exploits of the Carter family, I’ll be surprised.


43 posted on 06/03/2014 2:40:36 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Mount Athos

No. Her family wasn’t anywhere near as wealthy as the Kennedys. Remember, her father was a drunk.


44 posted on 06/03/2014 3:20:31 PM PDT by Andy'smom (How many more acts of love can we take?)
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To: C19fan

Actually the more of this kind of stuff that comes out the more it actually it resembles Camelot. Remember Camelot looked great from the outside but was rotten in the core.


45 posted on 06/03/2014 3:25:24 PM PDT by discostu (Seriously, do we no longer do "phrasing"?!)
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To: C19fan
At least JFK liked girls.


46 posted on 06/03/2014 3:36:34 PM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: humblegunner
That kind of makes her a whore doesn’t it?

Funny you would call her a name but not her husband.

47 posted on 06/03/2014 4:42:22 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: C19fan
Sounds like they were a pair of creeps. But the news media covered it up.
48 posted on 06/03/2014 5:19:05 PM PDT by JoeFromSidney (Book: Resistance to Tyranny. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: ladyjane
Funny you would call her a name but not her husband.

Makes perfect sense to me.

49 posted on 06/04/2014 4:33:35 AM PDT by humblegunner
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