Sanford Mistress: Divorced, Mom of 2, 'Beautiful Brunette'

Local media dishes details on Argentinian divorcee
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Jun 25, 2009 4:15 PM CDT
This 2006 file photo shows Mark Sanford with his wife, Jenny.   (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)
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(Newser) – Mark Sanford’s mistress is a 43-year-old businesswoman who works in agriculture, Argentine media is reporting. A divorcée with two kids, Maria Belen Shapur speaks English, Portuguese, and Chinese and lives in an upscale Buenos Aires apartment, Fox News reports. Witnesses described the beautiful brunette with big eyes canoodling with the South Carolina governor at a bar last week, the New York Daily News adds.