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Pregnant Teacher's Body Found After Alleged School Affair

Arrested assistant principal Robert Marks has yet to talk

(Newser) - A married middle school assistant principal has been arrested in the murder of a pregnant teacher with whom he was allegedly carrying on an affair in a case that's shaken Baton Rouge, La. Instructional specialist Lyntell Washington, 40, was seven months pregnant and the single mom to a 3-year-old... More »

Fox News Correspondent Off the Air After Alleged Affair

Las Vegas hostess says she and Ed Henry 'pretty much just have sex'

(Newser) - Fox News has taken reporter Ed Henry off the air—at least for the time being—after reports of an affair with a Las Vegas hostess surfaced this week, Politico reports. Henry has been Fox News' chief White House correspondent since 2011. In Touch Weekly was the first to report... More »

5 Infamous Love Scandals

Think Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

(Newser) - Ah, illicit love: It sure is tantalizing but can lead to little problems like bitterness, suicide, and death by execution. As history shows, per Ozy :
  • Mary Godwin and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Mary was just 16 when she met the attractive, married 21-year-old poet. That they touched with the "full
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Woman Fined for Tattling on Her Married Lover

And an appeals court in Italy upholds it

(Newser) - A woman in Italy is out more than $400 because she called up the wife of the man she was sleeping with and told her all about it. A judge issued the fine, and an Italy's highest court of appeals upheld the ruling, reports the Local . The woman argued... More »

Adultery Is Now Legal in South Korea

62-year-old law is abolished

(Newser) - A prominent South Korean maker of latex condoms ended the day with its stock up 15%, and a manufacturer of the morning-after pill saw a nearly 10% jump. The atypical reason why: The country's highest court today ruled that adultery is not a crime. It's been one since... More »

Misidentified 'Google Mistress' Sues People for $4M

Nathalie De Clercq, Amanda Rosenberg both 'Eurasian,' 'have long hair'

(Newser) - When Sergey Brin and his wife split last year, People was among various media outlets reporting on the alleged cause behind the breakup: Brin's affair with 27-year-old Google Glass employee Amanda Rosenberg. Problem? The gossip mag ran a photo of one Nathalie De Clercq, a New York City entrepreneur... More »

GOP Rep Caught Kissing Staffer, Fires Her

Vance McAllister 'wrecked my life,' says her husband

(Newser) - GOP Rep. Vance McAllister has provided yet another demonstration of the perils of selling yourself as a candidate of faith and family values. McAllister issued an apology yesterday, after the Ouachita Citizen published surveillance footage from December showing the 40-year-old congressman from Louisiana passionately making out with staffer Melissa Anne... More »

Actress Sues Tab for Hollande Affair Story

Julie Gayet wants $73K from 'Closer'

(Newser) - The French actress rumored to be having an affair with French President Francois Hollande is suing Closer, the French magazine that first reported the alleged affair . Julie Gayet wants more than $73,000 for invasion of privacy and legal fees, CNN reports, citing Closer. Hollande, too, has threatened to take... More »

France's First Lady in Hospital After Affair Rumors

'Le Parisien:' Valerie Trierweiler hospitalized Thursday after hearing rumors

(Newser) - France's first lady has been admitted to the hospital, reports Reuters via Le Parisien, after rumors began swirling Friday that Francois Hollande was carrying on an affair with actress Julie Gayet. Hollande's longtime companion Valerie Treirweiler was reportedly admitted Thursday night after hearing the allegations, and doctors have... More »

As Affair Leaks, French Leader Demands His Privacy

Francoise Hollande photographed leaving home of actress

(Newser) - French President Francoise Hollande gives an important speech on Tuesday in which he's supposed to lay out his economic vision, but he just got a very unwanted distraction. The French magazine Closer revealed yesterday that the 59-year-old was having an affair with 41-year-old actress Julie Gayet, reports the BBC... More »

Tori Spelling's Hubby Accused of Cheating

28-year-old says Dean McDermott invited her up to his hotel room

(Newser) - Last we checked in with Tori Spelling, she was in "financial ruin." According to Us Weekly , you can add emotional ruin to the list. The magazine claims that husband Dean McDermott, who is (who knew?) the host of Chopped Canada, was in Toronto for a promotional event three... More »

Cate Edwards: Dad's Affair 'Devastated' Me

First interview since father's trial

(Newser) - In her first interview since her father's campaign finance trial, John Edwards' eldest daughter doesn't mince words about his affair. When he told her about it, "I was devastated. And I was disappointed. I mean, these are my parents," Cate Edwards tells Savannah Guthrie. "I... More »

Belcher's Baby Wails in Wrenching 911 Call

Also, did Belcher have another girlfriend?

(Newser) - Police released the 911 phone call made by Jovan Belcher 's mother in the moments after the linebacker fatally shot his girlfriend, and it's as wrenching as you'd expect. "Oh my God. Oh my God. Cassie," Cheryl Shepherd sobs over the wails of Belcher's... 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 »

Secret Service Agent Accused of Affair Kills Self

Rafael Prieto allegedly in undisclosed relationship with foreign citizen

(Newser) - A Secret Service agent appears to have killed himself as authorities investigated allegations of an unreported affair with a foreign national. Rafael Prieto was found dead Saturday, Politico reports; an official cause of death hasn't yet emerged. Prieto, who was reportedly estranged from his wife, had been undergoing an... More »

Rob Pattinson 'Drunk-Dialing' Kristen: Pal

But his pals don't want him back with her, source says

(Newser) - Who knows? It could soon be nearly on-ish again between Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. Pattinson is trying to be hard-hearted about Stewart's affair with Snow White director Rupert Sanders, but he has also been drunk-dialing her recently, so at least they're talking—though barely—a friend tells ... More »

Pattinson Accuses Stewart of Having 2nd Affair

...with producer Giovanni Agnelli

(Newser) - The Robert Pattinson-Kristen Stewart saga just gets messier, at least by Radar's reporting. The gossip site now says that Pattinson, who reportedly fled to Reese Witherspoon's side after news of Stewart's dalliance broke, is accusing Stewart of having an affair with the man she fled to: Giovanni... More »

The Best City for Cheaters Is...

Washington, DC, says Ashley Madison

(Newser) - Ashley Madison—the website bearing the tagline "Life is Short. Have an Affair"—has released its ranking of the top 10 US cities for cheaters. It drew its conclusions from its own subscriber base, looking at which cities had the most registered users and, based on its population,... More »

JFK's Teen Lover Tells All in Explosive New Book

Mimi Alford's 'Once Upon a Secret' recalls Kennedy fling

(Newser) - A former White House intern's shocking tell-all about her affair with President Kennedy has arrived in bookstores. Mimi Alford's Once Upon a Secret recounts her first sexual encounter with JFK at a White House after-party in 1962: The president guided her into Jackie O's bedroom, "unbuttoned... More »

Flynt Offers $1M for Proof of Affair by Rick Perry

Hustler publisher offers reward in alt-weekly ad

(Newser) - The joys of being a frontrunner in 2011: Larry Flynt is offering $1 million to anyone who has proof of a Rick Perry dalliance, reports Salon . The Hustler publisher, whose hobby is trying to point out hypocrisy among top conservatives, took out an ad in the Austin Chronicle alt-weekly that... More »

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