John edwards dating in 2016
Edwards was found not guilty on one count, and the judge declared a mistrial on the remaining five charges, as the jury was unable to come to an agreement.Though it did not result in a criminal conviction, the revelation that Edwards had an extramarital affair and fathered a child, while his wife Elizabeth was dying of cancer, gravely damaged his public image and ended his career in politics.When her pregnancy was first reported, one of Edwards' aides, Andrew Young, claimed paternity ... "But why I went along with it, was I was afraid that my daughter who was unborn at that time, would not have a dad," she says now. As for how she feels about hooking up with a man whose wife was dying at the time, Rielle says she "never meant to hurt anybody." "I am really sorry," she continues."I really truly did not mean to hurt anybody, and I wasn’t thinking of anybody but myself. Absolutely." In 2010, Edwards said he would do everything in his power to provide his daughter, Frances Quinn Hunter, with "the love and support she deserves" -- something Rielle says continues to this day." who was disemboweled by the suction power of the pool drain pump when she sat on an open pool drain whose protective cover had been removed by other children at the pool, after the swim club had failed to install the cover properly.Despite 12 prior suits with similar claims, Sta-Rite continued to make and sell drain covers lacking warnings.Nine years after the initial reports broke and days before their daughter's 8th birthday, Rielle is speaking out, revealing her current relationship status with her baby daddy and how "absolutely wrong" she was for carrying on with a married man."I thought the whole thing was insane," she tells Steve Harvey in an interview airing tomorrow. I didn’t want to be the one to bring down an entire campaign." Hunter says she was "madly in love" with Edwards and says their affair was not a fleeting, "frivolous relationship." "We were together for nine years. We’re not together, but we still love each other," she continues.
When asked how long it's been since they broke up, she replies, "Since last February, a year." She adds that she's "almost ready" to move on. The full 1-on-1 airs tomorrow -- check local listings.She later became pregnant and while he admitted the affair in 2008, it took years for Edwards to finally confirm that he was indeed the child's father.