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John Edwards proposed to mistress Rielle Hunter -- just weeks after wife Elizabeth dies: report
New York Daily News ^ | Friday, January 7th 2011 | Aliyah Shahid

Posted on 01/07/2011 9:24:04 AM PST by presidio9

John Edwards has asked his mistress and baby mama, Rielle Hunter, to marry him -- just weeks after burying his wife, who lost a courageous battle to breast cancer, the National Enquirer reported on Thursday.

Over the holidays, the disgraced ex-presidential candidate introduced his three children, Cate, 28, Emma Claire, 12, and Jack, 10, to the blonde campaign videographer.

And to top it off, Hunter, 46, told Edwards' kids to "Call me Mommy," a source told the tabloid.

While the National Enquirer first broke the story of the affair between the disgraced ex-presidential candidate and Hunter, they've gotten the bit about an engagement wrong before.

The publication reported last February that Edwards popped the big question and that the duo was purchasing an exquisite $3.5 million beachfront home. The story was later discredited.

But according to the new report, the two-timing former senator pledged "his love to Rielle" and promised "they would eventually 'become one big, happy family.'"

Elizabeth Edwards, who was married for 33 years to her husband, died of cancer on Dec. 7. On Thursday, it was revealed she left everything in her possession to their three children, leaving her estranged husband out in the cold.

Edwards admitted last year that he fathered a daughter with Hunter, whom he began having an extramarital affair with during his run for President in 2008.

The wronged wife would be furious if she found out Edwards proposed to Rielle, according to the Enquirer.

"Elizabeth must be turning over in her grave," a source told the tabloid.


TOPICS: Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: johnedwards; silkypont

1 posted on 01/07/2011 9:24:06 AM PST by presidio9
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To: presidio9

Call me mommy!

2 posted on 01/07/2011 9:26:49 AM PST by delapaz
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To: presidio9

Regardless of the marital status of his parents at the time of his birth, John Edwards is a bastard.


3 posted on 01/07/2011 9:27:02 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Regulation without representation is tyranny.)
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To: presidio9

Note to Rielle... if he was unfaithful to Elizabeth, why do you think it’ll be different with you?


4 posted on 01/07/2011 9:28:23 AM PST by FiddlePig (truth is hard... lies are easy - http://redneckoblogger.blogspot.com)
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To: presidio9

No surprises here.

Historical trivia question. I was never clear if Laura Ingraham really was referring to the “My Pretty Pony” series of dolls when she use the phrase “silky pony” or if it was something else. We’re the same age so I assumed she was referencing the same influences.


5 posted on 01/07/2011 9:29:52 AM PST by sinanju
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To: delapaz

kinda looks like Sea Hag... on a BAD day


6 posted on 01/07/2011 9:31:09 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: presidio9

I would expect nothing more from this low-life scum.


7 posted on 01/07/2011 9:31:09 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: presidio9

Silky Pony and the Skank. They deserve each other. I just wish the kids would be allowed to tell them to buzz off.


8 posted on 01/07/2011 9:34:08 AM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: presidio9

Wow, this story is unique,, I care about nobody in it! Edwards is a democrat lawyer low life. Elizabeth was the same, and lied to us, pushed gay marriage, national healthcare, and was a mean shrew who I’m glad was cheated on. And Rielle’s story is like ‘pretty woman’ for trailer trash. They all deserve each other.


9 posted on 01/07/2011 9:36:29 AM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: presidio9

Gadzooks, Edwards is so, so....

progressive.

Now, all he has to do to complete the loop is to drive the poor woman off of a bridge while he is drunk, then leave the scene of the crime for a couple of days, lawyer up and get himself off while sealing the records.

After that, he’ll be clear to be come a new “lion of the senate”.

Or is that “lying while in the senate”...or “laying everyone while in the senate”.


10 posted on 01/07/2011 9:37:23 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: FiddlePig

Now, now. There’s no accounting for individual taste. Charles has always been faithful to Camilla even though she couldn’t hold a candle to Di.


11 posted on 01/07/2011 9:38:02 AM PST by sinanju
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To: presidio9
And to top it off, Hunter, 46, told Edwards' kids to "Call me Mommy,"

Neither one of them have any decency. They deserve each other.

12 posted on 01/07/2011 9:39:53 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: presidio9

Advice to Rielle Hunter - if the guy has cheated on his first wife, he is more apt to cheat on the second and third wife. Keep this in mind before saying “i Do”. He may be the father of your daughterm, but that does not make him husband material. Make sure you have a pre-nuptial agreement, because he is a low=life bottom feeder, like a crap, crab and shrimp - he is an Attornet at Law.


13 posted on 01/07/2011 9:41:59 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: bgill
told Edwards' kids to "Call me Mommy,"

She is a sick, evil person. I pity Edwards' kids having to deal with her.

14 posted on 01/07/2011 9:42:20 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: sinanju

I can’t believe I even posted to say

So what.


15 posted on 01/07/2011 9:42:28 AM PST by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: delapaz

She’s what we used to call “20 miles of bad road”


16 posted on 01/07/2011 9:43:02 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Da Coyote

Nope. No way. Edwards’ political career is finito.

It wasn’t the obvious sins. Those are all easy for “progressives” to laugh off, as we have seen.

Nay. His real sin was to remain in the dem primary race long enough to divide the vote with Obama sufficient to scuttle Hilary’s ambitions, even though he knew by then that the scandal would eventually explode.

Helping to sink Hilary was the unforgivable crime. He is so over. The dems aren’t finished with him, either. The use of campaign money to support Rielle will be pursued to the end. Expect to see him in an orange jumpsuit for a few years.


17 posted on 01/07/2011 9:43:26 AM PST by sinanju
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To: FiddlePig
Note to Rielle... if he was unfaithful to Elizabeth, why do you think it’ll be different with you?

Because John told her she was "different."

18 posted on 01/07/2011 9:45:21 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't skipper a boat, Can't drive, Can't ski, Can't fly. But they KNOW what's best!)
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To: Da Coyote
After that, he’ll be clear to be come a new “lion of the senate”.

He'll still need someone to partner up with for the waitress sandwiches. Suggestions?

19 posted on 01/07/2011 9:47:00 AM PST by Poison Pill
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To: presidio9

Wonder if John gets any pleasure from his “Father of the Year” award he won a couple years ago. Can he even look at it?


20 posted on 01/07/2011 9:47:27 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: delapaz
Call me "Mommy Dearest!"


21 posted on 01/07/2011 9:48:21 AM PST by PGR88
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To: presidio9

Here in the Raleigh area, the local news has been putting this in their top stories news briefs but adding that “the family” has already stated the report is false.


22 posted on 01/07/2011 9:49:38 AM PST by Hatteras
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To: OCCASparky

Elizabeth deserved him too. Her getting cancer is a separate issue, she was his Hillary in his career and knew exactly what kind of sleaze John was. When it worked for her she was all for it. She stupidly thought he only screw over everyone else but her.

I can feel sorry for the kids losing a parent, but even those kids have been RAISED by these two liberal slimes and they are probably hopelessly bent just like their folks.


23 posted on 01/07/2011 9:51:02 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: presidio9
LOL

I am surprised that anybody expected anything different from Edwards.

He knocked up the video Queen in 2008 - so had been cheating on his Harpy wife for **at least** four years before poor old Beth passed on.

How many times have you seen someone get a divorce and just weeks or a few months later "suddenly discover" a new love and get married? Or did they just marry the person they had been seeing all along?

Had John not been a national pol and Beth not a 'advocate' would anyone care? I didn't and I don't. With all the other stuff going on, I find it hard to belive this get any press time at....

24 posted on 01/07/2011 9:51:50 AM PST by ASOC (What are you doing now that Mexico has become OUR Chechnya?)
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To: presidio9

According to the wags John Edwards proposed to his mistress while his wife Elizabeth was still alive. Hunter was told by Edwards that Dave Matthews would sing at there wedding. What an s.o.b. He wasn’t even thinking about his other children.


25 posted on 01/07/2011 9:52:39 AM PST by LottieDah (Exterminate the 'Rats and save the Republic!)
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To: presidio9

John Edward’s timing makes me think of Hamlet.

HORATIO
My lord, I came to see your father’s funeral.

HAMLET
I pray thee, do not mock me, fellow-student;
I think it was to see my mother’s wedding.

HORATIO
Indeed, my lord, it followed hard upon.

HAMLET
Thrift, thrift, Horatio! the funeral baked meats
Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables.


26 posted on 01/07/2011 10:01:39 AM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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If there are any lawyers on, I would love to know how EE got to leave everything to their children. It seems to me that she couldn’t exclude JohnBoy from anything given that they were still married.


27 posted on 01/07/2011 10:06:28 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal
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To: delapaz

Had Edwards been elected perhaps we would have been spared the odious reforms that BHO has given us in medical insurance and finance.


28 posted on 01/07/2011 10:09:41 AM PST by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will continue to have more relevant quality executive experience than B. Obama.)
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To: delapaz

Had Edwards been elected perhaps we would have been spared the odious reforms that BHO has given us in medical insurance and finance.


29 posted on 01/07/2011 10:09:49 AM PST by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will continue to have more relevant quality executive experience than B. Obama.)
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To: presidio9

Edwards is looking for another wife he can cheat on-once a POS, always a POS.


30 posted on 01/07/2011 10:15:41 AM PST by Spok ("What are you going to believe; me or your own eyes?" -Groucho Marx)
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To: delapaz

Wow! She really looks like an old hag. Wonder what guys like Prince Charles see in old hags?


31 posted on 01/07/2011 10:26:14 AM PST by Samizdat
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To: Spok

I hope they move to France.


32 posted on 01/07/2011 10:31:07 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: definitelynotaliberal
I would love to know how EE got to leave everything to their children. It seems to me that she couldn’t exclude JohnBoy from anything given that they were still married.

I don't know how credible they are, but here's what Divorce Saloon says:

"I don’t think John Edwards is crass enough to challenge this will. But I think if he wanted to, he could challenge it and get a forced share, about 1/3 of Elizabeth’s estate since they were not divorced. Well, he can in some states. Not so sure about North Carolina. He won’t challenge it though. He’s not that coarse and crass and unfeeling. He will totally alienate his children. But if he really, really wanted to challenge this will? I think he could."

33 posted on 01/07/2011 10:52:36 AM PST by abbyg55
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To: presidio9

Just think. Many RATS wanted this scummy ambulance chaser to be POTUS. I need to go throw vomit!


34 posted on 01/07/2011 10:54:12 AM PST by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: OCCASparky

Sure would be wonderful if the oldest offspring could go to the courts & get complete custody of the 2 younger children & all live in the big house that was built a couple of years ago.

Would be even better if the courts would put in place a restraining order to keep the Hunter skank away from the kids—all 3 of them.

If I were that oldest child, I would seriously think about this exact scenario.

Good for Elizabeth that she wrote John completely out of the will. Don’t know the status of the house ownership, thi.


35 posted on 01/07/2011 10:55:57 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: delapaz

Looks like an early version of Camilla Parker-Bowles!!


36 posted on 01/07/2011 10:57:01 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: FiddlePig

When a man marries his mistress he creates a job opening, or something like that.


37 posted on 01/07/2011 10:58:57 AM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: bigbob

She’s what we used to call “20 miles of bad road”””””

Rode hard & put away wet........

A real 2 bagger.........

Coyote Ugly.........

Last one at the bar at closing time.........


38 posted on 01/07/2011 10:59:26 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: camle
kinda looks like Sea Hag... on a BAD day

Sadly, she looks like Rod Stewart in her "good" photos.

From everything I've read, Elizabeth had a horrible personality; however, she was a helluva lot cuter than skanky Rielle.

39 posted on 01/07/2011 11:14:20 AM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: ridesthemiles
A real 2 bagger.........

A triple bagger.

1 for her.
1 for you in case her's falls off.
1 for your dog so he'll still respect you.

40 posted on 01/07/2011 11:20:02 AM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: presidio9

Since the world already knew what an a******* Edwards was, he has no reason to keep up appearances.

I do feel sorry for his kids. What with having him for a father, their mother dying, and an ugly slut for a step-mom.


41 posted on 01/07/2011 11:45:54 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: presidio9

Another thought, who will be the hag he cheats on the new wife with.


42 posted on 01/07/2011 11:47:01 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: KosmicKitty
Another thought, who will be the hag he cheats on the new wife with.

If he follows a similar pattern of descending hagness, it would have to be Helen Thomas.
43 posted on 01/07/2011 11:51:27 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: presidio9

“Call me Mommy” to children who just lost their mother. What an awful person.


44 posted on 01/07/2011 11:54:25 AM PST by keepitreal ( Good manners never go out of style)
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