"When we made love, I was on fire"—that is the frank admission by Bernie Madoff's married mistress in a new tell-all book about their years-long affair. Sheryl Weinstein, who worked for a Jewish women's group and lost her life savings with Ponzi schemer, reveals that she and Madoff smoked marijuana during their hotel-room trysts in New York and Washington. She also coldly notes that "this man was not well-endowed."
Weinstein and her friends nicknamed Madoff "Winky Dink" because of his habit of frantically blinking whenever she was around. They broke off their affair in the mid-'90s, but they remained friends and she often called to thank him for managing her money—until 2008, when she discovered it had disappeared. Whatever affection Weinstein once had is certainly gone; at the trial, she called him "that terror, that monster, that horror, that beast."