Report: John Edwards Admits Rielle Hunter Love Child is His

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Has former Presidential candidate John Edwards finally confessed to cancer-stricken wife Elizabeth that he fathered a child with mistress Rielle Hunter?

Yes, according to the National Enquirer, which broke the story if his infidelity and hounded him for a year until he was caught and forced to admit it.

Edwards made the belated admission to his wife in an effort to stop ex-lover Rielle from going public, according to the celeb gossip tabloid's sources.

While John Edwards admitted to having an affair with Rielle last August right before the Democratic National Convention, he denied fathering her child, one-year-old Frances Quinn, despite alleged evidence to the contrary.

One of his campaign workers, Andrew Young, claims to be the dad, but has gone almost entirely off the grid. Rielle Hunter has refused any DNA testing.

But is John Edwards now admitting it, at least in private?

Frances Quinn Hunter

The former U.S. Senator sprang into action when he saw how upset Rielle became over Elizabeth's forthcoming book, entitled Resilience: Reflections on the Burdens and Gifts of Facing Life's Adversities, which is due out in May.

"Rielle became extremely edgy, and John's afraid she might go public before Elizabeth's book comes out so she can put her story out first," a source said.

"These concerns led to John sitting down with [Elizabeth Edwards] and admitting being the baby's father. This is something Rielle had been pushing John to do for a long, long time because he initially told Elizabeth he was not the father.

"The last thing John wants is for Rielle to go public before Elizabeth's book comes out, make headlines and trigger a nasty battle between the two."

Elizabeth is rumored to have kicked John out of the house late last year over this, but that was never confirmed. Not that anyone would blame her.

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I think that Ms. Hunter stands a better chance with John Edwards that anyone wants to admit. She stated that she loved him & she stayed quite after the scandal broke. Elizabeth Edwards apparently has not maimed John, quite enough yet. She is spitting venom at anyone who will listen. I have been in Ms. Edwards position and I know how that kind of anger feels. The difference is that I gave it a name, removed myself from the situation, and walked out on my spouse with my dignity and my children. The tension in the Edwards house right now must be horrible for both of them & their children. They need to face the truth, say that they once loved each other, and move on in different directions, so they can quit hating each other. This is a miserable situation for both of them & Elizabeth needs to quit holding him hostage with her illness.


Anybody can see that! John Kerry deserved a much better man as a running mate!! John Edwards was almost VP, but hey, he's still far better than Dick Cheney...


Anybody can see that! John Kerry deserved a much better man as a running mate!! John Edwards was almost VP, but hey, he's still far better than Dick Cheney...


I think the National Enquirer is desperate, and is using John Edwards stories to make money. The National Enqirer is disgusting. ha. ha. ha. ha. ha. Nice try, "Cherubim" (a.k.a. John Edwards). Yes indeed, the big-bad ole’ national enquirer is the real villain here, isn’t it? Poor Johnny Edwards. No doubt legions of his deluded zombies will try to hold this up as proof of what an honest man he is. *sheesh* Johnny, you've never been anything but a egomaniacal liar, but I suppose you'll always be able to fool some of the people all of the time.


John Edwards=CHEATER LIAR DISQUSTING SELFISH PIG!! Rielle=HOMEWRECKER SLUT LIAR DISQUSTING PIGLET!! Elizabeth Edwards-hopefully u r a smart woman and THREW JOHN OUT!!!!