Skip to comments.Paper: Adams admits to lying about sex with former intern
Posted on 01/19/2009 5:34:31 PM PST by Inspectorette
Story Updated: Jan 19, 2009 at 5:25 PM PST By KATU.com Staff
PORTLAND, Ore. - Newly sworn-in Mayor Sam Adams has admitted having a sexual relationship with a teenage intern he met in 2005, according to Willamette Week, a news partner of KATU.
The paper said it spoke with Adams Monday afternoon while the mayor was in Washington D.C.
In that interview, the paper reports, Adams said the relationship with Beau Breedlove lasted for a couple of months in 2005.
Adams and Breedlove met in 2005 when Breedlove was 17 years old. Adams told Willamette Week the pair had a sexual relationship but only after Breedlove turned 18.
Adams had denied having an intimate relationship with the teen when reports first surfaced in 2007 - at the beginning of his run for mayor. At the time, he wrote a "Open Letter to Portlanders" to respond to the controversy, calling it simply "ugly politicking."
On Monday, he told the paper the following:
"I have apologized to Beau Breedlove for asking him to lie for me. I want to apologize to my colleagues for my dishonesty and especially to the people of Portland for my dishonesty. I should have been truthful from the beginning."
KATU is trying to contact Adams in Washington D.C. for comment on the report.
No mention of party afiliation, therefore Democrat.
“Beau Breedlove”. Can you make a name like that up?
The intern’s name is Beau Breedlove..how Clintonesque.
A name made for a scandal.....dem and gay are just bonuses!
Yeah, that and the fact he’s openly gay.
Why do you suppose he’s in DC? He asked him to lie “for” him? Oh, the huge manatee.
gotta love this stuff!!
Those Republicans just can’t contain themselves, can they?
Sam Adams, Portland’s Gay Mayor
Sam Adams is the first openly gay mayor of a top-40 US city. ... He then went to work for the Oregon House Democratic Campaign Committee and at that time ...
Not surprisingly, there are a lot of posts on The Oregonian website defending him.
He’s apologizing so I guess his resignation will be forthcoming? Oh wait, he’s a dem - nevermind.
Absolutely a Democrat. The swooning by the Portland libs when he was running, then elected, was a mini-version of the slobbering love-fest for Obama.
In DC... hanging out with “Banking Queen” Barnie??
I thought maybe he was going to be at the pig orgy or whatever they’re calling it at the Doubletree Hotel.
I’d strongly suggest a photoless thread here.
This has SO brightened up my day - been dreading the DC lovefest tomorrow, but this helps to take the edge off.
Seven paragraphs before it becomes clear the intern was a boy.
Should have been what? Sam Adams might have suggested a tar and feathering.
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