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Study: Here's Why People Cheat, and What Happens

495 cheaters explain what made them cheat and what their affair was like

(Newser) - Why do people cheat and what does that affair look like? Scientific American reports a recent study came up with some pretty fascinating answers. Researchers turned to an unnamed US university and Reddit boards focused on relationships to recruit 495 people who copped to cheating. In a study published in...

She Never Knew Why They Split. Then She Read the Times
Cheater's NYT Wedding Story
Gave Away a Little Too Much
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Cheater's NYT Wedding Story Gave Away a Little Too Much

Nikyta Moreno says Robert Palmer was still married to her when he met Lauren Maillian

(Newser) - A coveted New York Times wedding announcement tells the story of how Robert Palmer, 30, and Lauren Maillian, 35, met at a NYC gym, which they'd both joined to get in shape. "In January 2017 that goal changed for both," the Aug. 7 Times narrative reads, detailing...

Falwell: 'Roller Coaster' of Hiding Wife's Affair Led to Depression

Former head of Liberty University says wife's former lover threatened them, demanded money

(Newser) - Jerry Falwell Jr. made several different headlines earlier this year, including when he told students they could come back to Liberty University during the pandemic, made a cringey face mask "joke," and stepped down from Liberty after an odd photo of him emerged. Now, in an exclusive statement...

Pinkett Smith Admits 'Entanglement' With Singer

On her online show, actress says relationship with August Alsina happened while she, Smith were split

(Newser) - "Absolutely not true" was how Jada Pinkett Smith's camp reacted last month to allegations by 27-year-old singer August Alsina that the two of them had had a yearslong affair, all with her husband Will Smith's "blessing." On Friday, however, Pinkett Smith took to her Facebook...

Amid Affair Rumors, a Divorce Filing by Ilhan Omar

Minnesota congresswoman splits from husband Ahmed Hirsi, has denied affair allegations

(Newser) - She recently denied both an affair and the end of her marriage, but now the latter is getting some confirmation. Rep. Ilhan Omar filed for divorce on Friday from Ahmed Hirsi in Minnesota, reports the New York Post , which was also the first to report on an alleged affair between...

An Affair, Then Murder on an Iowa Hog Farm
An Affair, Then Murder
on an Iowa Hog Farm
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An Affair, Then Murder on an Iowa Hog Farm

Prosecutors allege Todd Mullis killed wife Amy in November

(Newser) - On Nov. 10 of last year, an Iowa man called 911 around noon. Todd Mullis said he sent his 13-year-old son to check on his wife, and the boy found Amy Mullis in a shed at their Earlville hog farm with a corn rake impaled in her back. She was...

Convicted of Killing Lover's Wife, Carolyn Warmus Is Free

She's released after 27 years behind bars

(Newser) - Carolyn Warmus, who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in an infamous 1989 case, is no longer behind bars. The 55-year-old was released from the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, some 27 years after she entered the New York prison to serve a sentence of 25 years to life....

Iowa Senator: I Was Assaulted by Ex, Raped in College

In the wake of her divorce, startling revelations from Joni Ernst

(Newser) - Disturbing allegations have emerged in the wake of Joni Ernst's divorce, thrusting her straight into the middle of the #MeToo movement. The 48-year-old Iowa senator's divorce from Gail Ernst, 65, was finalized earlier this month, and in their divorce documents, the Republican accuses her spouse of 26 years...

Her Lover Killed Her Husband. He Just Testified Against Her

Denise Williams is on trial for murder, though she didn't pull the trigger

(Newser) - On Tuesday, Brian Winchester took the stand and cried. He recounted looking for his missing best friend on Florida's Lake Seminole 18 years ago. But while his father "was searching ... I was just lying," he testified. That's because Winchester knew exactly where Mike Williams had ended...

iPhone App Foils Husband Who Murdered Wife

Mitesh Patel wanted to run away with his boyfriend to Australia

(Newser) - This may have been a crime of passion, but that doesn't mean it wasn't premeditated. In fact, that's exactly what a UK jury found the murder of Jessica Patel to be, meticulously planned by her husband, Mitesh, for five years so he could run away to Australia...

'He Lied About Everything': Killer's Ex-Girlfriend Speaks Out

Nichol Kessinger was dating 'divorced' Christopher Watts when his family vanished

(Newser) - The allegations against Christopher Watts , the Colorado man accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters, are awful, and one person who believes them is the woman he was dating at the time of the murders. "He's a liar," Nichol Kessinger told the Denver Post ...

Melania Shrugs Off Trump Affair Rumors

First lady tells ABC News reporter she has better things to think about these days

(Newser) - "No question is off limits" is how ABC's 20/20 is promoting its interview with Melania Trump, airing Friday night at 10pm EDT. That apparently included queries about her marriage from Tom Llamas, who chatted with the first lady during her recent trip to Africa , ABC News reports. "...

2 Dead After Wife Learns of Husband's Alleged Affair

Jennair Gerardot killed Meredith Chapman, then herself: police

(Newser) - Police say a love triangle that spanned two states has ended in bloodshed. Meredith Chapman arrived at her new home in the Philadelphia suburb of Villanova—home to Villanova University, where Chapman was recently named assistant vice president—between 5pm and 6pm Monday. Within seconds, gunfire rang out. "You...

Colin Firth's Wife Acknowledges Affair With Accused Stalker

Livia Giuggioli has accused Italian journalist of 'campaign of harassment'

(Newser) - Colin Firth's wife, Livia Giuggioli, has accused an Italian journalist of stalking her and engaging in a "frightening campaign of harassment," People reports. But the couple now acknowledges that Giuggioli, a 48-year-old film producer, had an affair with 55-year-old Marco Brancaccia. “A few years ago Colin...

Nashville Mayor Resigns, Owes City $11K Over Affair

Megan Barry will repay the city to cover payments to former bodyguard

(Newser) - It was a scandal she couldn't survive: Nashville Mayor Megan Barry not only resigned on Tuesday, she pleaded guilty to felony theft related to her affair with a former bodyguard. As part of her plea deal, Barry agreed to repay the city $11,000—in part to make up...

Letter Details Trump's Alleged Affair With Ex-Playmate

Friend of Karen McDougal provides it to Ronan Farrow of the 'New Yorker'

(Newser) - A few days before the 2016 election, the Wall Street Journal reported that the owner of the National Enquirer paid $150,000 for a story alleging an affair between Donald Trump and a former Playboy Playmate for the express purpose of burying it. Now, Ronan Farrow of the New Yorker...

Woman Whose Affairs Rocked Britain Is Dead at 75

Christine Keeler was forever associated with the Profumo affair

(Newser) - "She was the last survivor of a story that gripped Great Britain and the world more than 50 years ago." So says the attorney for Christine Keeler to the Guardian upon news of the 75-year-old's Monday night death. She had been living under the last name Sloane...

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...

A Midflight Discovery by Wife, Then ... Chaos

Angry woman got flight diverted after finding out about husband's alleged affair

(Newser) - Pro tip: If you're going to investigate your husband's phone on the suspicion he may be cheating on you, maybe don't do it while thousands of feet in the air. A woman—who, authorities say, had had a few drinks—on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha,...

Harrison Ford Gives a Harrison Ford Answer on Fisher Affair

He finally addresses their alleged extramarital fling—kind of

(Newser) - Han was allegedly not so Solo while making Star Wars in the mid-'70s with Carrie Fisher: The late actress, who played Princess Leia, revealed in her 2016 memoir, The Princess Diarist, that she had a three-month affair with Harrison Ford, who played Solo, during the making of the movie....

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