Rielle Hunter has a truncated little book tour, Tom Cruise is hitting it off with a new lady, and, more believably, he's maybe a magical being who can do telekinesis.
Mark Sanford did it. Anthony Weiner is trying it. Jonah Lehrer botched it. And now, it looks like disgraced politician John Edwards could be gunning for his own public redemption moment.
The couple that many would say never should have been is no longer. John Edwards and Rielle Hunter are splitsville.
The New York Post is not a fan of John Edwards. And Rielle Hunter's new book, What Really Happened, which is out June 26, is getting plenty of attention from the tabloid because of that.
Today in books and publishing: Rielle Hunter's memoir promotion begins in full; The Rock Bottom Remainders author band will break up after a final tour; Winston Churchill e-books; Fifty Shades of Etsy.
A final, if expected, blow to the reputation of the guy who was once headed for big things—if not president, Supreme Court justice, or maybe attorney general?—comes from his own defense team.
We wouldn't be so disappointed that John Edwards' defense team had rested its case without him or his mistress being called to testify if that possibility hadn't been teased so hard in the news, but as it is, this is such a letdown.
John Edwards' trial over campaign finance violations has gone on for some three weeks now, transporting us back to 2008 and exposing the darker side of the man who might have been president.
Rielle Hunter is the remaining wild card in the John Edwards trial. Will the prosecution actually risk having her on the stand? And what might they gain—or lose—if they do?
Weeks before John Edwards was indicted for allegedly using $725,000 he'd received from Bunny Mellon to hide his affair with Rielle Hunter, Mellon's librarian Tony Willis testified Monday that Edwards had asked her for more money.
Another day of the John Edwards' campaign finance trial, another tale of unrequited love.
John Edwards' trial over alleged campaign finance law violations continues, and there are continued twists and turns with which to keep us both horrified and entertained. But let's take a step back. What does this trial, and its lead-up, say about women?
Bret Easton Ellis hasn't forgotten witnessing a near-threesome with John Edwards mistress Rielle Hunter in the 1980s, Jennifer Aniston would just as soon not talk about Brad Pitt, and Calvin Klein's boyfriend does not attract a media circus en route to rehab.
The trial of disgraced former Senator John Edwards is well underway, and there are nuggets both titillating and shameful coming forward. Are we supposed to feel sorry for him, after everything we've been through?
The long tentacles of John Edwards criminal trial, which begins today, will drag in a host of familiar faces from his 2008 presidential campaign and a number of Obama administration officials.
Plus: who looked like "teeny as a human Q-Tip" at last night's White House dinner.
A breakdown of the legal precedent involved in Edwards' upcoming trial
With a federal indictment imminent, Edwards is reportedly reluctant to take a plea
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