Six months ago, we reported a juicy piece of celebrity gossip: That John Edwards, then a top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, had gotten a mistress named Rielle Hunter pregnant with his love child.
Soon after, it was dismissed as just that: gossip.
But Tuesday, at 2:40 a.m. Pacific Time, John Edwards was supposedly caught visiting Rielle Hunter and the secret love child in a Los Angeles hotel!
Not only does the National Enquirer say this took place, but the magazine claims it was there in person - and that it had been investigating John Edwards for the past six months after breaking the alleged affair initially.
The married ex-senator from North Carolina - whose wife Elizabeth continues to battle cancer - met with his divorcée mistress at the Beverly Hilton on Monday night, July 21 - and didn't leave until early the next morning.
According to the Enquirer, Rielle Hunter had driven down to L.A. from Santa Barbara, Calif., with a male friend for the rendezvous with John Edwards.
The former senator attended a press event Monday afternoon with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on the topic of how to combat homelessness.
But a months-long investigation had yielded information that Rielle Hunter and John Edwards had arranged to secretly meet afterward to spend time with both his mistress - and the possible love child he has denied is his.
Here's how it supposedly went down...