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Robert Kennedy Jr insists he is not responsible for wife Mary’s suicide
Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6:26PM BST 20 May 2012 | By Rosa Prince, New York

Posted on 05/20/2012 4:22:56 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin

Delivering a eulogy to his estranged wife Mary, Mr Kennedy, the son of the assassinated attorney-general Robert F Kennedy and nephew of President John F Kennedy, spoke of her troubled life and admitted that she resented him for asking her to give up her career to have children.

Mary Richardson Kennedy’s family went to court on Friday to try to stop her being interred in a Kennedy family plot in Centerville, Massachusetts.

But the burial went ahead following a funeral service at St Patrick’s Church in Bedford, New York, attended by stars including the actors Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Glenn Close, Susan Sarandon and Larry David, and the tennis champion John McEnroe.

Representatives from the Kennedy clan included Ethel Kennedy, Mr Kennedy’s mother and RFK’s widow, Caroline Kennedy, President Kennedy’s daughter, and Maria Shriver, another cousin, who is married but separated from Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor turned California governor.

In his tearful eulogy, twice-married Mr Kennedy told mourners how his troubled wife had telephoned him the day before she was found hanging from a barn in the home they once shared in upstate New York.

He said: “The day before she died, she called me and said, 'You know me better than anyone in the world’. She said, 'I was such a good girl’. I said, 'I know you are and you still are’. She really fought so hard. She had these demons, and she didn’t deserve it. I know I did everything I could to help her.”

Mrs Kennedy’s friends have suggested that she was distraught at the separation from her husband, who filed for divorce in 2010 and is now in a relationship with Cheryl Hines, the star of the television show Curb Your Enthusiasm, but had not completed the process.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New York
KEYWORDS: newyork; robertkennedyjr
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1 posted on 05/20/2012 4:23:01 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin
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To: DeaconBenjamin

people who were close to her, knew different.


2 posted on 05/20/2012 4:25:45 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: DeaconBenjamin
If you have to refute the charge, you have lost the argument.

/johnny

3 posted on 05/20/2012 4:25:45 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

In a family filled with garbage he holds a special place at the top of the heap.


4 posted on 05/20/2012 4:26:06 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

When liberals came up with the term Camelot to describe the Kennedy reign, they were prescient, since the Kennedy saga would soon involve a Lady of the Lake (Mary Jo Kopechne).


5 posted on 05/20/2012 4:27:07 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
"I know I did everything I could to help her.”

....sounds like something your uncle would say....

6 posted on 05/20/2012 4:28:14 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: DeaconBenjamin
why was the POS doing the eulogy in the first place... couldn't they find somebody that actually cared about what happened to her???
7 posted on 05/20/2012 4:28:42 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: JRandomFreeper
"If you have to refute the charge, you have lost the argument."

Was he even charged? Just saying why he would say this in the first place.....Guilty conscience maybe?

8 posted on 05/20/2012 4:30:12 PM PDT by Johnny_cash
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To: DeaconBenjamin
He (Kennedy) said: ".......I know I did everything I could to help her.”

Including that he .....filed for divorce in 2010 and is now in a relationship with Cheryl Hines, the star of the television show Curb Your Enthusiasm, but had not completed the process.

Helpful. Really, really helpful.

9 posted on 05/20/2012 4:31:19 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Kennedys, obamas, etc—Not one is “responsible”.


10 posted on 05/20/2012 4:32:32 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Her family didn't want her buried with the Kennedys! Why were they not able to stop it?
11 posted on 05/20/2012 4:33:03 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Zhang Fei

Quote. Of. The. Week.


12 posted on 05/20/2012 4:33:34 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All liberals & most demoncraps think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

For a moment I thought it was Teddy speaking.


13 posted on 05/20/2012 4:35:59 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Doogle
people who were close to her, knew different

What was the real story, do you know?

As an aside, it's typical Kennedy behavior to keep the parents of his discarded wife from burying their daughter as they see fit. Classy bunch.

14 posted on 05/20/2012 4:39:45 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Atta boy 'Bobby'. Marry the woman, indoctrinate her into your bizarre family cult, let her bear your four kids, then dump her so you can run the Hollywood party circuit with your new arm trophy. You're a tribute to the family legacy. "RIVER KEEPER" you make me wanna puke. How about being a "promise keeper"?


15 posted on 05/20/2012 4:39:50 PM PDT by Baynative (REMEMBER: Without America there is no free world!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Note that the Kennedys succeeded in burying Mrs. Kennedy in their cemetery over the objections of her family. What a classy bunch! No consideration for her family.


16 posted on 05/20/2012 4:40:04 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Chode

Was his LIVE-IN Girlfriend at the funeral also??? What a F@@@-ed up family.


17 posted on 05/20/2012 4:41:35 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Mary Richardson Kennedy’s family went to court on Friday to try to stop her being interred in a Kennedy family plot in Centerville, Massachusetts.

But the burial went ahead following a funeral service at St Patrick’s Church in Bedford, New York,

Wait.........what?????

18 posted on 05/20/2012 4:41:58 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

D-bag!


19 posted on 05/20/2012 4:42:14 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: DeaconBenjamin

She was such a mental case he had 4 kids with her. Yeah, right. What a guy.


20 posted on 05/20/2012 4:42:17 PM PDT by FES0844
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To: DeaconBenjamin

What I hate most about the Kennedys is the sway they hold over the entire machine of the state, including the judiciary. How? Why?

In this case, the a-hole that’s divorcing her — so he is NOT her family anymore — WINS in court against her family, who don’t want her buried with the rest of the a-hole’s family. Seems like a no-brainer. Seems unconscionable to go against the wishes of her family.

But no. The court rules on the side of the Kennedy. Always. ALWAYS. And why? What does it buy this judge? The Kennedys are done. The best of them was murdered half a century ago. The rest are losers, morons, and liars. There’s nothing in it for anyone to kowtow to them anymore, so why? How do they maintain this almost hypnotic hold over the entire commonwealth of Massachusetts?

I’d really like someone from Massachusetts to explain.


21 posted on 05/20/2012 4:42:34 PM PDT by Blue Ink
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To: DeaconBenjamin

I think she should have been buried where her family wished.


22 posted on 05/20/2012 4:44:56 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Typical scum of the earth liberal—it’s always the other guys fault.
And the brain dead American public worships these pukes.
The Kennedy family is a disgrace to this country from top to bottom!!
Flame away-—


23 posted on 05/20/2012 4:46:46 PM PDT by taillightchaser (When a dimorat says"The American people" the next words will be a lie.)
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To: Blue Ink

I would say because the divorce was never finalized. They were still married in the eyes of the law.


24 posted on 05/20/2012 4:46:46 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
When will women figure out that they should...

STAY AWAY FROM KENNEDY MEN

Especially the heroin addicts

25 posted on 05/20/2012 4:48:15 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Doogle
people who were close to her, knew different.

I stand with her family who, from a news source said they wanted the burial NOT with the Kennedys'. They were, after all, divorcing. I wonder what scars this will leave upon the four children (being a Kennedy not all its cracked up to be).

26 posted on 05/20/2012 4:49:03 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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Not responsible? Is that the same as irresponsible?

Was she not his second wife with whom he had an affair while he was married to the first wife?

Newt was castrated by the press for lesser sins - NO SMALL CHILDREN INVOLVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


27 posted on 05/20/2012 4:50:32 PM PDT by sodpoodle
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To: Ann Archy
absolutely!!! and she prolly was
28 posted on 05/20/2012 4:50:52 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: taillightchaser
Flame away-—

No flaming from me,Friend....*this* Irish Catholic Bostonian male thinks that you're being *far* too kind.

29 posted on 05/20/2012 4:51:37 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Ditter
Her family didn't want her buried with the Kennedys! Why were they not able to stop it?

Because "The Kennedy's" are the premier American oligarchical criminal class.

30 posted on 05/20/2012 4:52:55 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

From Wiki:

Kennedy married Emily Ruth Black (b. October 15, 1957)[2] on April 3, 1982, in Bloomington, Indiana;[citation needed] she is the daughter of Thomas Black and Libby Armstrong.[citation needed] They have two children: Robert F. III, b. 1984, and Kathleen Alexandra, b. 1988. They divorced on March 25, 1994, in the Dominican Republic.[citation needed]

Kennedy subsequently married Mary Richardson (1960 – May 16, 2012) on April 15, 1994, aboard a research vessel along the Hudson River.[3][4] They had four children: Conor Richardson (b. 1994), Kyra LeMoyne (b. 1995), William Finbar (b. 1997), and Aiden Caohman Vieques (b. 2001). On May 12, 2010, Kennedy filed for divorce from Mary; three days later she was charged with drunken driving.[5]

What a guy!!!!!!!!!!!!


31 posted on 05/20/2012 4:53:35 PM PDT by sodpoodle
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To: freekitty
I think she should have been buried where her family wished.

I pray that her family takes this to the courts over and over and over again...all the while with a NY Post reporter in tow...to get a judge to order that she be reburied where *THEY* want her buried.

32 posted on 05/20/2012 4:56:29 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Auntie Mame

from another story earlier:

One of Mary’s brothers, Thomas Richardson, filed legal papers in White Plains on Thursday listing Robert Kennedy as the defendant. The document wasn’t made public and was then subsequently sealed, along with all other papers related to the case, by Judge Joan Lefkowitz.

The court filing came on the same day that the Kennedys had announced their memorial plans for Mary, which included the wake Friday evening, a funeral Saturday morning at a Roman Catholic Church, and burial later in the day near the family’s seaside compound in Hyannisport, Mass.

Meanwhile, Mary Kennedy’s siblings announced through their lawyer, Kerry Lawrence, that they were planning a memorial service in Manhattan, though they didn’t say when.

Lawrence declined to answer questions about the court filing Friday. The lawyer listed in court records as representing Thomas Richardson, Patricia Hennessey, had also served as Mary’s divorce lawyer. Hennessey did not return a phone message.


33 posted on 05/20/2012 4:56:56 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: DeaconBenjamin
In his tearful eulogy . . .

Oh, barf! This is like Ted giving a eulogy for Mary Jo, except back in those days the Catholic Church would never have allowed such an abomination.

34 posted on 05/20/2012 5:02:56 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Another self-serving Kennedy. Using a eulogy to make himself look good. Classy.


35 posted on 05/20/2012 5:04:08 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: Chode
why was the POS doing the eulogy in the first place... couldn't they find somebody that actually cared about what happened to her???

Because a Kennedy had to be the center of attention

36 posted on 05/20/2012 5:06:30 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk
ain't that the truth...
37 posted on 05/20/2012 5:08:37 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Forget it, Jake.

It's the Kennedys.

38 posted on 05/20/2012 5:09:22 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Teddy was married to his wife for 25 years and had the marriage annulled by paying off the catholic Church,he turned her into a drunk and the Kennedy’s claimed she had mental illness, then he killed Mary Jo and remarried, but the Cardinal officiated at this killer and abortionist lover’s funeral.


39 posted on 05/20/2012 5:13:34 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Ditter

I’m sure a check was written, or one has been promised. It’s the Kennedy way.


40 posted on 05/20/2012 5:14:27 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook (uoted)
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To: Gay State Conservative
wow..he didn't want her as a wife, why would he want her buried on Kennedy grave site???strange

and may his live in woman friend see her career go down the tube..living with a married man...oh what character they have...bet his kids are really PROUD of him...

and I noticed the Press didn't use Caroline Kennedy's married name..I think she is also divorced...

41 posted on 05/20/2012 5:18:42 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Auntie Mame

It is said the whole family had shut her out of visiting Hyannisport once the divorce was announced. She was, in effect, blackballed from the(Kennedy)family events. It’s no wonder her family didn’t want her buried up there.


42 posted on 05/20/2012 5:23:40 PM PDT by Larry381 ("Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.")
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To: DeaconBenjamin
admitted that she resented him for asking her to give up her career to have children.

IOW: My kids killed her.

43 posted on 05/20/2012 5:25:23 PM PDT by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

The Kennedy Men - Waging a war on Women for over 80 years.


44 posted on 05/20/2012 5:25:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Blue Ink

The best of them???? He wasn’t the best of them.


45 posted on 05/20/2012 5:27:36 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (government health officials seem to have the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.)
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To: Venturer

You wrote:

” and had the marriage annulled by paying off the catholic Church”

Show me your proof that he paid off the Church. Who got the money? How much was it? How do you know? What’s your source?


46 posted on 05/20/2012 5:27:52 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Why in Sam Hill would she marry a Kennedy if she didn’t want children?


47 posted on 05/20/2012 5:28:12 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: Clara Lou

48 posted on 05/20/2012 5:29:50 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Satan......


49 posted on 05/20/2012 5:34:23 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Revolting cat!

Her mistake.


50 posted on 05/20/2012 5:39:55 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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