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Guard Confirms Late-Night Hotel Encounter Between Ex-Sen. John Edwards, Tabloid Reporters
FOX News ^ | July 25, 2008 | FOX News

Posted on 07/25/2008 12:37:34 PM PDT by seanrobins

A hotel security guard told FOXNews.com he intervened this week between a man he identified as former Sen. John Edwards and tabloid reporters who chased down the former presidential hopeful after what they're calling a rendezvous with his mistress and love child.

The Beverly Hilton Hotel guard said he encountered a shaken and ashen-faced Edwards — whom he did not immediately recognize — in a hotel men's room early Tuesday morning in a literal tug-of-war with reporters on the other side of the door.

"What are they saying about me?" the guard said Edwards asked.

"His face just went totally white," the guard said, when Edwards was told the reporters were shouting out questions about Edwards and Rielle Hunter, a woman the National Enquirer says is the mother of his child.

The guard said he escorted Edwards, who was not a registered guest at the hotel, out of the building after 2 a.m. Edwards did not say anything while he was escorted out, said the guard, adding that at times the reporters on the scene were "rough on him," sticking a camera in his face and shouting questions.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrats; johnedwards; nationalenquirer; riellehunter
Will this finally be the end of the Breck Girl??? What a pig. We can only hope so.
1 posted on 07/25/2008 12:37:35 PM PDT by seanrobins
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To: seanrobins

Paging Gary Hart- please call the Edwards campaign staff ... stat


2 posted on 07/25/2008 12:39:32 PM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: seanrobins

John...the john


3 posted on 07/25/2008 12:40:17 PM PDT by ptsal
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To: seanrobins

It seems to me yhis entire episode should about round out Edwards’ resume regarding Democrat VP front runner status.


4 posted on 07/25/2008 12:41:05 PM PDT by stevem
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To: seanrobins

Has this been reported on any other network.....? I didn’t think so.

Ain’t it funny how when Larry Craig got caught trying to solicit a cop for sex in an airport bathroom.....it was on MSM network tv FOR THREE SOLID WEEKS?

Oh...I forgot, Craig is a Republican.

Different standard for Dems.


5 posted on 07/25/2008 12:44:28 PM PDT by kjo
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To: seanrobins
Will this finally be the end of the Breck Girl???

Not only the Breck girl will be affected.

Obama's about to get knocked out of the 24/7 cycle if this Edward's thing takes over (which it will if there's photos).

6 posted on 07/25/2008 12:44:30 PM PDT by what's up
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To: stevem

>>>It seems to me yhis entire episode should about round out Edwards’ resume regarding Democrat VP front runner status.

You mean - of course, that this should cinche his choice AS Obama’s running mate!


7 posted on 07/25/2008 12:44:35 PM PDT by seanrobins (blog.seanrobins.com)
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To: seanrobins
Will this finally be the end of the Breck Girl??? What a pig. We can only hope so.

Hillary!™ Monkey Business... < /Gary Hart's boat reference, nothing even remotely racist here, no siree>

8 posted on 07/25/2008 12:45:56 PM PDT by null and void (Barack Obama - International Man of Mystery...)
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To: kjo

>>>Has this been reported on any other network.....? I didn’t think so.

No... Plus the LA Times has imposed a “gag order” as to coverage of the story entirely:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2051289/posts


9 posted on 07/25/2008 12:46:14 PM PDT by seanrobins (blog.seanrobins.com)
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To: seanrobins
“What are they saying about me?”

GAWD! No spine, and no juevos. I would have given anything to witness that hysterical little girly-man cowering in the Men's Room. “Sorry sweet cheeks. You'll have to leave. This is the MEN'S room.” LOL!

10 posted on 07/25/2008 12:49:36 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (Will Work for Ammo)
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To: null and void

Here’s a snippet from the National Enquirer’s reporting on the aftermath of the breaking of the story:

>>> One political source divulged: “His advisors told him they were furious that this had been brought out by the NATIONAL ENQUIRER right when Obama is considering whether he’s V.P. material with the Democratic National Convention (Aug. 25-28 in Denver) only weeks away.

>>> “From what I hear, John was read the riot act by his people. The fallout from this could cost him the job of running mate. They told him Obama doesn’t want to pick someone and be embarrassed by the choice. This ‘bimbo eruption’ at this critical time will do him absolutely no good.

>>> “While his people are not trying to tell him how to live his personal life, this baggage isn’t going to help him convince Obama that he’s the right guy to be his veep.”

(At: http://www.nationalenquirer.com/john_edwards_love_child_update/celebrity/65199)

What do they mean “could cost him” the VP slot? Does Edwards really think that even BHO or David Axelrod are stupid enough to go with him after this?


11 posted on 07/25/2008 12:55:09 PM PDT by seanrobins (blog.seanrobins.com)
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To: kjo
Has this been reported on any other network.....? I didn’t think so.

It seems it'd be quite effective plastered on the front cover at the check-out of grocery and department stores across the nation.

12 posted on 07/25/2008 12:55:30 PM PDT by taraytarah
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To: silverleaf
This story is actually worry’s e to no end.... For the last week the words NATIONAL ENQUIRER and FOX NEWS have been breathed within the same sentence and intertwined with each other and it's viewers and readers.....

I hope people don't start thinking or start accusing the two of being one in the same. Being that Fox is the only one beside the NE to report on this...

13 posted on 07/25/2008 1:02:13 PM PDT by Vlaxo
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To: seanrobins

Let me see if I’ve got this straight.

Johnny Edwards a prior demcRAT VP loser thinks for a nanosecond that he’s on the “short-list” for VP? He’s delusional.

I hope That Edwards gets run through the grinder on this. He’s a scumbag and a hypocrite and has earned ever second of twisting in the wind.


14 posted on 07/25/2008 1:02:48 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (I will not vote for Obama not because he is black, but because he is RED)
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To: seanrobins
The fallout from this could cost him the job of running mate.


15 posted on 07/25/2008 1:04:17 PM PDT by null and void (Barack Obama - International Man of Mystery...)
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To: seanrobins

“What are they saying about me?”
You left your comb and hair spray out in the hall.


16 posted on 07/25/2008 1:08:45 PM PDT by duckman (I refuse to use a tag line...I mean it.)
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To: seanrobins

What ya have to take in to account is that this child was incubating about the time Edwards went before the nation to announce his “life long partner” had terminal cancer. Both pleaded for our support votes and prayers.
That means this scumbag was boinking this whore at the same time acting proper with his cancer ridden wife.
Course he is a lawyer. One of the worst of this profession that is chock full of disgusting types. He sues baby doctors for trying to do their job.
How do you feel now Mrs. Edwards? Do ya still believe your dirtbag husbands lies? Can you be that stupid or are you like Mrs. Spitzer in that you’d rather your little man be off doing whores and at least leaving you alone?


17 posted on 07/25/2008 1:17:48 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Joe Boucher
From December 08 (I think?)

"Reporters asked Edwards about The ENQUIRER report during a campaign stop in Columbia, S.C., on Oct. 11. Edwards responded: “The story is false. It’s completely untrue, ridiculous,” adding: “Anyone who knows me knows that I have been in love with the same woman for 30 plus years.”

Rielle issued her own statement through MyDD.com, a pro-Democratic Web site, saying: “The innuendos and lies that have appeared on the Internet and in the National Enquirer concerning John Edwards are not true, completely unfounded and ridiculous."

18 posted on 07/25/2008 1:29:20 PM PDT by jaydubya2
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To: jaydubya2; Joe Boucher

October 07 (I should read my own posts!)


19 posted on 07/25/2008 1:30:20 PM PDT by jaydubya2
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To: ptsal

John the john hiding in the john.


20 posted on 07/25/2008 1:59:51 PM PDT by Scarpetta (e pluribus victim)
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To: seanrobins
Edwards this week has repeatedly refused to comment on the Enquirer report. Asked about it on Thursday at an event in New Orleans, he said: "I have no idea what you're asking about. I've responded, consistently, to these tabloid allegations by saying I don't respond to these lies and you know that ... and I stand by that."

This guy, who cheats on his dying wife, calls irrefutable facts "lies" and flatly denies doing anything after being caught red handed by multiple witnesses.

A perfect Democrat candidate.

21 posted on 07/25/2008 2:12:08 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: seanrobins

I hope he loses half of what he has in a settlement and has to squeeze into two houses of only 14,000 sf each.


22 posted on 07/25/2008 2:13:23 PM PDT by Sig Sauer P220
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To: kjo; kellynla; Brad's Gramma
LA Times has Standards....for Democrats:

LAT (LA Times) Gags Blogs (No Edwards tryst posts - Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

23 posted on 07/25/2008 2:17:05 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (No Burkas for my Grandaughters!)
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To: seanrobins

“They told him Obama doesn’t want to pick someone and be embarrassed by the choice.”

Since when has The Greatest One been embarrassed by anyone he associates with? He loves these kind of people.


24 posted on 07/25/2008 4:30:51 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: seanrobins
This is just a news story to all who read it. Juicy, sad, laughable maybe some "couldn't happen to a nicer lib" schadenfreude.. but just a story.

But to have a really good day take the time to imagine what a moment to moment hell this is for JE. He was ashen. His secret life has been found out. His mind is racing to find the right blend of truth and lies to tell his family and the media. He knows pictures and video will follow. He can't sleep but rather tosses and turns. He can't eat. Where last week he could preach condescendingly about the evils of the Bush regime in any eager forum and expect praise today he hides in abject fear when ever his phone rings.

Good.


25 posted on 07/25/2008 5:50:13 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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Remember the television interview where his wife talks about how even though she has found out the cancer has returned she insisted that John continue on with his candidacy? Then he gets it on with a campaign worker and she has his lust child. I knew he was one heck of a hypocrit, but now I know he is a world class jerk. He, John Kerry, and Barack—Barry Obama deserve one another—all very self serving.
26 posted on 07/25/2008 5:51:25 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: seanrobins
and so it begins...
and the RATS, take another one in the..................HA ha!!!

27 posted on 07/25/2008 10:27:44 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist -CTHULHU/NYARLATHOTEP'08 = Nothing LESS!!!)
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To: Chode
before this is over, i think he'd of been better off if he was Client #10...
28 posted on 07/25/2008 10:32:09 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist -CTHULHU/NYARLATHOTEP'08 = Nothing LESS!!!)
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To: seanrobins

it will eventually come out but much slower and with a need for more proof than if it were a Conservative

then excuses will be made and Breck will make a teary speech with poor dying wife at his side

and all will be well again in Camelot


29 posted on 07/25/2008 10:37:13 PM PDT by wardaddy (Myself and my ancestors take full responsibility for all racial discrimination here since 1607)
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To: seanrobins

bttt


30 posted on 07/25/2008 11:20:37 PM PDT by rdl6989 ( I'm a carbon based human being, a Carbonated-American)
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