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Skeleton Found in Castle May Be That of Doomed Lover

A Swedish count had an illicit love affair with a German princess 322 years ago

(Newser) - Construction workers fixing up a German castle may have stumbled across the remains of a Swedish count murdered more than 322 years ago for romancing the wife of the man who would become King George I of Britain, Motherboard reports. According to Smithsonian Magazine , German prince Georg Ludwig married his... 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 »

Kirstie Alley: I Had Secret Relationship With Swayze

She says they fell in love when they were both married to other people

(Newser) - One upon a time, North met South and Kirstie Alley and Patrick Swayze fell in love. So says Alley in a tell-all interview with Entertainment Tonight , in which she claims the stars developed an intense and secret relationship while the two were filming the miniseries North and South. Their attraction... More »

DeVito Romanced Extra, 'Promised to Make Her a Star'

'Naive kid' had fling 'in hopes he'd make her a star': source

(Newser) - Danny DeVito, ladies' man? Yes, that's apparently what lies behind his split with wife Rhea Perlman after 30 years together—and now a source is claiming DeVito romanced a beautiful but gullible film crew worker back in the 1990s. On the set of Hoffa, he would take her on... More »

WSJ Reporter Resigns Over Affair With Obama Nominee

Gina Chon shared information with Brett McGurk while he was security adviser in Iraq

(Newser) - A Wall Street Journal reporter has resigned after flirty emails were published online exposing an affair with an American official she was covering in Iraq. Gina Chon had a 2008 affair with Brett McGurk, who's currently President Obama's nominee for US ambassador to Iraq. Both McGurk and Chon... More »

Facebook Cited in 1 in 5 Divorces

Lawyers see rise in social networks as evidence

(Newser) - Couples cite Facebook in one out of five US divorces, say Loyola University researchers —and 81% of divorce lawyers report a rise in cases using social networks as evidence, ZDNet reports. For cases that do make use of online evidence, Facebook is by far the biggest source, according to... More »

Media Frenzy, Family Dramas Await Miners

So, about that mistress...

(Newser) - What's more uncomfortable than spending months trapped in a mine ? Being greeted at the surface by both your wife and your mistress. Such is the awkward predicament of Yonni Barrios, 50, one of the 33 miners trapped some 2300 feet below Chile's Atacama desert, finds the Telegraph . As he... More »

Hailey: Tiniest Gosselin Is in Jon's Pants

Angry ex kisses and tells

(Newser) - Ouch. Jilted gal pal Hailey Glassman is getting big-time revenge on Jon Gosselin, and it isn't pretty. Glassman is spilling all to Steppin' Out magazine about every little thing she has seen between the sheets, including the "3-inch" tiniest Gosselin. But that's not Jon's only disadvantage, US reports. More »

13 Reasons Warren Beatty Didn't Bed 13K Women

Biographer's hypothesis also doesn't take into account squash

(Newser) - When the Slate staff discussed the topic of Warren Beatty potentially sleeping with 12,775 women , as biographer Peter Biskind asserts, “most of the men present found Biskind's number preposterous. Several women, though, argued it might be feasible. Interpret that, dear reader, as you will,” writes Nathan Heller.... More »

Bio: Beatty Bedded 13K Women

Tally doesn't include daytime quickies, says author

(Newser) - Who knew such a thing was even possible? Warren Beatty, 72, can boast bedding a whopping 13,000 women, claims a new biography about the now presumably happily married pop of (at least) four children. The aging lothario slept with "12,775 women, give or take, a figure that... More »

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