Anthony Weiner

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Weiner's Alleged Chats With Girl, 15, Under Investigation

'T Dog' could get 15 years under NY law

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner's sexting wrecked his political career, his comeback attempt, his media career, and his marriage —and now even his freedom could be at stake. The AP reports that the former congressman's alleged online relationship with a 15-year-old girl is being investigated by authorities in New York... More »

Latest Weiner Allegations Involve Texting With Teen

Daily Mail has all the unfortunate details

(Newser) - Huma Abedin dumped husband Anthony Weiner last month amid allegations that he couldn't stop his sexting ways. Those allegations have just gotten worse: The Daily Mail reports in painful, intricate detail that Weiner carried on a months-long relationship via text and Skype with a 15-year-old girl beginning in January... More »

Weiner: Yes, Child Services Is on My Case

NYC agency delivered investigation letter to his mom's house

(Newser) - There were whispers that child welfare authorities could be knocking on Anthony Weiner's door after his most recent sexting fiasco , and now that possibility has come to fruition. The former NYC mayoral candidate himself confirmed Thursday to the New York Times that the city's Administration for Children'... More »

Weiner's Woes Could Lead to 'Ugly' Custody Battle

Woody Allen couldn't write a movie script like this, divorce lawyer says

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner has already lost wife Huma Abedin over his latest sexting transgressions, but the fact that Weiner's young son may have been in one of his late-night selfie sessions could have him in trouble with child services. Experts tell the New York Daily News —which says it... More »

Twitter Not Being Kind to Serial Sexter Weiner

Plus: Weiner and Abedin have reportedly been 'estranged' for about a year

(Newser) - Huma Abedin is separating from Anthony Weiner after his latest online sexcapades, this time involving a series of sexts apparently sent between Weiner and an unnamed "40-something divorcee." But a source said to be close to Abedin tells Politico the couple had already been "estranged" and... More »

Huma Abedin Is Leaving Anthony Weiner

Announcement follows new report of Weiner's sexting

(Newser) - A little more than five years after the first Anthony Weiner sexting story broke , wife Huma Abedin has announced she is leaving him. A brief statement from Abedin was posted on Twitter by NBC Nightly News editor Bradd Jaffy. It reads, "After long and painful consideration and work on... More »

Weiner Caught Sexting Again— This Time With Son in Pic?

Apparently so, per the New York Post, and his Twitter account has been deleted

(Newser) - In a case of bad timing that probably won't please Hillary Clinton, new sexting allegations have arisen involving Anthony Weiner, the husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, per USA Today . The New York Post , which originally reported the story, published a screenshot of a sexting session with a... More »

Weiner Documentary 'Never Stops Making You Gasp'

'One of the best political documentaries you'll ever see'

(Newser) - Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg planned to document Anthony Weiner's rise from the ashes as he campaigned for New York City mayor in 2013 following that infamous sexting scandal . But a triumphant return to politics is not what was caught on film. Get ready for one of the most... More »

Trump Mocks 'Perv' Husband of Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

That would be Anthony Weiner

(Newser) - Donald Trump got especially personal in a line of attack against Hillary Clinton last night, going after aide Huma Abedin and her "perv" husband Anthony Weiner. While speaking in Boston about Clinton's email scandal, Trump said Abedin had access to classified information, reports the Hill . “And who... More »

Least Influential Person of the Year? Rodman

'GQ' rounds up the 25 people who didn't make a difference

(Newser) - Dennis Rodman certainly thinks he's influential, but GQ disagrees. The basketball star and self-styled North Korea ambassador is the No. 1 entry on the magazine's annual list of the 25 Least Influential People. Rodman "was the first prominent American celebrity invited inside the nation-sized prison that is... More »

De Blasio Wins NYC Primary; Runoff Unclear

Recount looms as Thompson refuses to concede

(Newser) - As expected, Bill de Blasio will easily finish first in New York City's Democratic primary for mayor, reports the AP . What's unclear is whether he will get the necessary 40% to avoid a runoff with the second-place finisher. With 97% of returns in, de Blasio had 40.02%,... More »

Weiner Concedes: 'I Was an Imperfect Messenger'

Sexting partner tries to crash NYC also-ran's event

(Newser) - While the final result in the Democratic primary for NYC mayor remains unclear , we can finally, finally stick a fork in Anthony Weiner's torturous campaign to run the Big Apple. The scandal-plagued former congressman finished in fifth place with around 5% of the vote. "We had the best... More »

O'Donnell to Weiner: 'What's Wrong With You?'

BuzzFeed calls trainwreck interview 'too amazing for words'

(Newser) - New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner appeared on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell last night, and let's just say the interview is a memorable one. The host had just one question for Weiner: "What's wrong with you?" O'Donnell was not, as you might... More »

Weiner Defends Latest Catfight With Heckler

Guy in bakery: Weiner 'disgusting,' 'married to an Arab'

(Newser) - Politico calls it a meltdown; Anthony Weiner says he "stood up to a heckler." Ahead of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah, the mayoral candidate visited a bakery in New York's Borough Park, where he had a heated exchange with a man in a yarmulke. It... More »

NYC Mayoral Candidates Debate: Should Trains Run Over Kittens?

Joe Lhota says yes, Weiner says he would rescue them himself

(Newser) - Two New York subway lines were shut down for several hours this week because of a couple of kittens on the track . So New York magazine asks the city's prospective mayoral candidates the tough question: Should the trains have just run over them? Republican Joe Lhota (notably, the city'... More »

Weiner's Latest 'Supporters:' Interns, Paid Actors

Latest ad features current and former intern; source says he's stacking own events

(Newser) - And the hits keep coming for Anthony Weiner. The latest allegations: He studded his latest TV ad with current and former interns and has hired "supporters" to pack his events. The former claims comes courtesy of the NY Daily News , which found that two of the four "everyday"... More »

'Carlos Danger' Wieners Now a Real Thing You Can Eat

Hot dog maker creates Anthony Weiner wieners

(Newser) - Well, somebody was bound to do it. A Florida businessman and an Illinois hot dog company have teamed up to create Anthony Weiner-themed, er, wieners. "This is something that’s too good of an opportunity to pass up," says the co-founder of Carlos Danger Weiners [sic], Randall Richards,... More »

Majority of New Yorkers Embarrassed by Weiner, Spitzer

And Weiner's popularity rating hits record low

(Newser) - The attempted comebacks of scandalized politicians Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer are doing the city of New York no great favors—or so say New Yorkers. A new Siena College poll found 68% of New York State voters and 62% of New York City voters are embarrassed by the "... More »

Weiner Calls Rival 'Grandpa' ... at AARP Forum

GOP rival gets in ex-congressman's face

(Newser) - Rule No. 1 of politics: Know your audience. If, for example, you're at a debate hosted by the AARP, you should probably avoid calling your opponent "grandpa." But that's what Anthony Weiner did yesterday, when Republican rival George McDonald, 69, took offense to Weiner patting him... More »

Weiner Aide Rips Ex-Intern in Epic Rant

So, yeah, that'll definitely help his mayoral campaign

(Newser) - Well, this is sure to improve things for Team Weiner: After ex-intern Olivia Nuzzi wrote a tell-all article about working on Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign, Weiner's communications director responded by going on a less-than-professional rant in which she labeled Nuzzi a "slutbag" and a "bitch,"... More »

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