Edwards' New Neighbors: Ex-Mistress and Baby

John paying for Rielle Hunter's home; Elizabeth finally on board
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2009 7:19 AM CDT
In this Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009 file photo, Rielle Hunter leaves the Terry Sanford Federal Building and Courthouse in Raleigh, NC.   (AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds, file)
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(Newser) – After a DNA test—a secret one, of course—proved John Edwards is the father of Rielle Hunter’s baby, the two of them moved in just down the street in a $1 million home quaintly called Marsh Grass, the National Enquirer reports. The shamed pol is paying the $6,550-a-month rent for his former mistress and daughter, and the tab claims that Elizabeth Edwards, who famously refused to utter Hunter's name during her book tour earlier this year, has dropped her objections to the cozy arrangement.