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New Twist in Story of Murdered Millionaire Grandpa

Nathan Carman say John Chakalos' mistress knew he kept cash in his home

(Newser) - Nathan Carman's story is a weird one , and it just got weirder. The Vermont man was in July 2017 sued by his aunts to keep him from inheriting millions in the wake of the deaths of his maternal grandfather and mother—with his aunts accusing him of murdering that... More »

Mary Jo Buttafuoco: 'Getting Shot Was the Easy Part'

The shooting victim of Amy Fisher speaks out on 'Snapped'

(Newser) - Would you forgive the "Long Island Lolita"? That, apparently, was Mary Jo Buttafuoco's cross to bear. "For a long time … I hated her," says the 63-year-old who was shot in the head by her husband's mistress, Amy Fisher, back in 1992, reports Fox... More »

Prosecutors: Dentist Did More Than Kill Mistress's Toddler

They say dentist Bert Franklin tried to have boy's mother killed

(Newser) - Jury selection on Bert Franklin's murder trial didn't begin Monday as planned—because things took a dark and unexpected turn. KFOR explains the married Tulsa dentist is to stand trial for the July 2016 death of Lincoln Lewis, the 19-month-old child of the woman he'd been dating... More »

Her Hubby Gave His 'Tart' Her Scarf. Now, GoFundMe Revenge

Friends come to the aid of Heather

(Newser) - Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned—or the woman's kick-ass friends. As Canadian women Brooke and Vanessa write on GoFundMe , after about 20 years of marriage and eight kids, their friend Heather's husband (or "WASband," as the ladies call him, dubbed an "A+... More »

DNA Tells Tale of a President's Scandalous Affair

Warren Harding did father Nan Britton's child: AncestryDNA

(Newser) - Her 1927 tell-all book describing an affair with America's 29th president—and claiming him as the father of her child—propelled Nan Britton to the title of Warren G. Harding's most famous mistress . But as Britton only revealed the relationship after Harding's death and said she'd... More »

Cops: Woman Kidnapped, Killed by Husband's Mistress

Suspect shot Sandra Barnett, 49, then herself: police

(Newser) - Two women are dead after a dramatic chase that took police from Georgia to Alabama, where a standoff ensued yesterday. Police say Sandra Barnett, 49, was kidnapped from her home in Ellenwood, Ga., on Wednesday and whisked away in a black Dodge Durango, driven by her husband’s mistress. Neighbors... More »

'Angry Mistress' Sends Millionaire's Wife Nasty Tweet

Katherine Nelson claims she had affair with high-flying philanthropist

(Newser) - A woman who claims she was a millionaire's mistress has slapped him with a lawsuit and sent his wife a nasty little tweet, the New York Post reports via CNBC . Katherine Nelson (described by the Post as "blonde" and "pillow-lipped") is suing 72-year-old Robert Rosenkranz, a... More »

President's Century-Old Affair Letters to Be Released

But they're not to Warren Harding's best-known mistress

(Newser) - A thousand pages of love letters from the man some historians say was America's most scandalous president to a mistress will see the light of day next month for the first time in around a century. The Library of Congress says the letters from Warren G. Harding to Claire... More »

Grand Jury Investigating Bill Richardson

Over allegations he used campaign funds to pay off mistress

(Newser) - A federal grand jury is looking into allegations that Bill Richardson violated campaign finance laws during his 2008 presidential run—most salaciously by having supporters pay off a woman who threatened to reveal an extramarital affair with the former New Mexico governor, sources tell the Wall Street Journal . The sources... More »

Why I Kept My Other Family a Secret

Spoiler alert: It does not end well

(Newser) - PJ McDowell didn't exactly have the best reasons for getting married ("I was tired of being single and enduring a succession of short-term flings"), so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that, 20 years into his marriage, he met another woman, fell madly in... More »

Ex-Mistress: Bonds Blamed 'Roids for Injury

Perjury trial continues over slugger's denial of using steroids

(Newser) - Barry Bonds' ex-mistress took the stand in his perjury trial today, testifying that the ex-slugger blamed steroids for a 1999 elbow injury, and that his head got bigger—literally—and testicles got smaller over the course of their nine-year relationship. Kimberly Bell, who maintained the relationship even after he told... More »

Rachel Uchitel Now a Private Dick

Tiger Woods' former mistress goes undercover in gumshoe biz

(Newser) - Watch out. Tiger Woods' former mistress is going to start packing some serious heat. Rachel Uchitel has traded in her former work as a "VIP nightclub manager" in exchange for a gig as a private detective, and is already hard at work on her first case: tracking down a... More »

Wis. Republican Left District to Live With Mistress: Wife

And she'll sign the petition to get him fired

(Newser) - Protesters who showed up at the home of a prominent GOP Wisconsin state senator got a little scoop from his wife: Not only was Randy Hopper not home, she said, he also doesn't live there anymore, and in fact doesn't live in his district—owing to the fact that he's... More »

Mistress, Not Wife, Greets 21st Miner

'I am a decent woman,' explains the wife

(Newser) - A drama of another sort played out today amid the Chilean miners' rescue. When Yonni Barrios, the 21st man, emerged from the mine, he got a hug and kiss from girlfriend Susana Valenzuela. Which is notable only because he also has a wife, who learned of Valenzuela's existence at the... More »

Muslim Polygamist May Lose French Citizenship

'They're mistresses, which is very French,' he claims

(Newser) - French officials are considering yanking the citizenship of a Muslim polygamist, even though he now claims his wives are merely mistresses, which is something he believes is a cornerstone of French culture. Problems for Algerian-born butcher Lies Hebbadj began last week when police ticketed a wife for wearing a full... More »

Snobs Doomed Enquirer's Pulitzer Bid

Edwards exposé a shoo-in for glory—but not for tabloid

(Newser) - By any sane measure, the unmasking of John Edwards as a philanderer who knocked up his mistress while his wife battled cancer was one of the all-time great scoops—except in determining the winners of yesterday's Pulitzer Prizes for journalism. "The media elite circled the wagons to exclude the... More »

Foe Rips Zuma as 'Sex Addict' Like Tiger Woods

South African President Needs Help, Says Disgusted Critic

(Newser) - Man-of-many-wives South African President Jacob Zuma is a "sex addict" who needs treatment like Tiger Woods, said a disgusted member of parliament after Zuma had his 20th child. The baby was born outside a generous wedlock that includes three wives (and another on the way). Zuma is coming under... More »

The Decade's Top Mistresses

Tiger Woods' women take up a lot of spots

(Newser) - Tiger Woods and Silvio Berlusconi had a whole stable of them; The political careers of Eliot Spitzer and John Edwards were wrecked by theirs; David Letterman actually benefited, ratings-wise, from his. With all these juicy stories to choose from, Vanity Fair offers up this list of the top 10 mistresses... More »

Tiger Woods Mistress No. 4 Emerges

She hires lawyer to tell her story to the media

(Newser) - The weekend brings no rest for Tiger. A fourth woman is coming forward to claim an affair, and she's hired an Orlando lawyer to tell her story soon, reports TMZ . The as-yet unidentified woman is a former VIP cocktail waitress who says she began a 2-year fling with Woods in... More »

A Field Guide to Tiger Ladies

Why do all 'other women' look like blow-up dolls?

(Newser) - Long legs, long hair, hard faces and a whiff of trailer park seem to be the distinguishing characteristics of the species known as Tigris amatorius. Hold on a sec ... Tiger Woods' suspected lovers bear a strong resemblance to nearly all the "other women" who make news. The mistresses of... More »

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