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Elizabeth Edwards Has Died At The Age Of 61

Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of former senator and presidential hopeful John Edwards, died today at her home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, after a six-year battle with breast cancer. Her family — which includes daughters Cate and Emma Claire, and son Jack — released a statement saying, “Today we have lost the comfort of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 7, 2010

Aaron Sorkin To Make A Movie About The John Edwards Scandal

Aaron Sorkin, the man behind “The West Wing,” is directing his first movie. And it’s about scandalicious John Edwards. The flick will be based on The Politician by Andrew Young, an insider’s account of Edwards’ run for the White House and the subsequent scandal that basically ruined his career.

Nikki Dowling / July 16, 2010

The 10 Juiciest Parts Of Cate And Elizabeth Edwards’ People Magazine Interview

Elizabeth Edwards is releasing her bestselling memoir Resilience in paperback and that means it’s time for a tell-all interview with People magazine. This time around, her eldest daughter, Cate Edwards, 28, joined her. Mother and daughter chatted with People about John Edwards’ philandering, the divorce, his lovechild Quinn, and how Elizabeth is staying strong throughout…

Jessica Wakeman / July 2, 2010

Cate Edwards Pens An Essay For People Magazine About Her Mess Of A Family

Cate Edwards speaks! This week’s People magazine will feature an interview with Elizabeth Edwards and her 28-year-old daughter, who will open up publicly for the first time about her dad, John Edwards, and her mother’s cancer. Cate has also penned a essay for People about her mom. “There are the things she taught without word…

Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2010

Rielle Hunter Tries To Prove What A Private Person She Is On Oprah

Rielle Hunter really wants us to know what a PRIVATE person she is. The best way to do that? An interview with Oprah of course. Yet oddly, her little chat with the Big O seemed anything but private. Like when she admitted that she felt like she did nothing wrong by having an affair…

Ami Angelowicz / April 30, 2010

John Edwards Scheduled To Give A Sworn Testimony About His Affair With Rielle Hunter

Mark your calendars for May 13, folks, and not because it’s the day after my birthday. On the 13th, John Edwards will be taking the stand in the case of Rielle Hunter versus Andrew Young. Back in January, Young started yapping about a sex tape of Edwards and Hunter that he had in his possession.

11 Questions We Want Oprah To Ask Rielle Hunter

Oprah has scored the first on-air interview with Rielle Hunter and we’re hoping she brings out the Big O guns and doesn’t ask suuuper boring questions like reporters did at Tiger Woods’ press conference this week. And because we’re busy bodies super helpful, here are 10 questions that we’d like to see Oprah ask John

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2010

Rielle Hunter “Repulsed” By Her GQ Photos

If you were shocked by Rielle Hunter’s GQ photos—in which she poses in a button-down men’s shirt, pearls, and no pants while lying on a bed in one photo and sitting seductively with a stuffed Dora the Explorer in another—then you’re not the only one to let out a gasp. Hunter herself has called the…

Annika Harris / March 16, 2010

So, What Happens In The John Edwards Sex Tape?

You don’t really want to know what’s in the John Edwards sex tape, do you? Do you? Really?

Well, all right then: The Daily Beast spoke with multiple sources who’ve allegedly viewed the tape of Edwards and Rielle Hunter, and this icky, icky video that we don’t want to think about graphically depicts the…

Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2010

“The Wrath Of Elizabeth Is A Mighty Wrath”: Rielle Hunter, John Edwards’ Mistress, Speaks

At long last, John Edwards’ mistress has spoken! Rielle Hunter gave her first-ever interview to Lisa DePaulo at GQ, jam-packed with quotes she’s gonna regret: about when they first met (“There was an instant and odd connection that we both felt.”), her weird ideas on gender roles (“I could not emasculate him!”), and even about…

Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2010

Cheri Young On John Edwards’ Sex Video: “He Knew He Was Being Taped”

Yesterday on “Oprah,” Andrew and Cheri Young continued their “Ratting Out John Edwards” book tour of doom, discussing everything from why they agreed to lie for the former-Senator/Presidential candidate, how Edwards has changed since 2004, and, of course, that infamous sex tape. In the clip above, Cheri seems super, well, psyched to give away…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2010

Star Couplings: John Edwards Didn’t Propose To Rielle Hunter

A rep for John Edwards says the former senator didn’t propose to Rielle Hunter, and the sex tape has been handed over. [Celebitchy]
Nineteen-year-old “Grey’s Anatomy” actress Leven Rambin says she’s not too young to wed. [Starpulse]…

Annika Harris / February 12, 2010

Quickies: Elizabeth Edwards Is Suing Former Aide & Portia De Rossi Is Telling All

Elizabeth Edwards is reportedly suing John Edwards’ former aide Andrew Young for breaking up her marriage. [Gawker]
So there’s no confusion, here’s the hierarchy of a man’s attention. [Maxim]
Dina Lohan’s shoe line got the boot before it even kicked off. [Dina Lohan]…

Annika Harris / February 11, 2010

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: John Edwards Proposes To His Mistress? And She Slept With Jeff Goldblum?

We’re mere days away from Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! And by love, I mean baby daddies! Philanderers had better start running because there are 9-irons with your names on them and the tabloids have made sure that none of you are safe. Besides the cheating, there are also a lot of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 10, 2010

Quotable: Dave Matthews Wouldn’t Have Played John And Rielle’s Wedding, Anyway

“He didn’t ask me. But I would make a fair bet that I would have said no to such an offer. Or, I would have charged him some incredible amount of money.”—Dave Matthews on hearing that John Edwards had promised Rielle Hunter that the singer would play a set for their rooftop wedding. Too bad…

Kate Torgovnick/ / February 2, 2010

Edwards’ Aide Talks About Giving His Life To The Politician

Andrew Young, the former John Edwards aide who claims in his book, The Politician, that he lied for the former presidential candidate, went on “Good Morning America” today with his wife, Cheri. The couple talked about how they always put John and Elizabeth Edwards first, saying they housed Rielle Hunter for eight month…

Catherine Strawn / February 2, 2010

Quotable: No One Wants To See A John Edwards Sex Tape, Anyway

“We’ve been offered gigantic amounts of money and we’ve said no.” — Andrew Young, John Edwards’ former aide who claims he’s got a sex tape starring the ex-senator and mistress/baby mama, Rielle Hunter. Ick, politicians should not make sex tapes! [New York Post]…

Jessica Wakeman / February 1, 2010

Want To Vote On Sleaziest Politician Sex Tape Scandal?

John Edwards should have known better than to let his videographer/lovah bring her camera into the bedroom. Andrew Young—the former Edwards’ staffer who originally took the fall for having the affair with Hunter—described finding the tape in Rielle Hunter’s trash in his book and he’ll be appearing on “Nightline” and “20/20″ tonight to describe exactly…

Kate Torgovnick/ / January 29, 2010

The John Edwards/Rielle Hunter Sex Tape Appears To Be Totes Legit

Ruh-roh. Rielle Hunter has gone to court to suppress “a personal video recording that depicted matters of a very private and personal nature.” The alleged video recording is in the possession of Andrew and Cheri Young. Mr. Young was Edwards’ long-time assistant, and he gave an interview with ABC News describing what was on the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2010

Elizabeth Edwards Finally Kicks John To The Curb

Turns out that People got it right this week—Elizabeth Edwards has, in fact, reached her breaking point and is ditching her philandering hubby of 32 years. Yesterday, a spokesperson for Elizabeth confirmed that she is “moving on with her life after a excruciatingly painful period.” John has confirmed the story, too. He says, “It i…

Kate Torgovnick/ / January 28, 2010