Johnny Is The Baby’s Daddy
Matt | On 21, Jan 2010
John Edwards, former presidential candidate, recently confirmed that he is the father of Frances Quinn Hunter (see photo), the baby his former mistress, Rielle Hunter, had in 2008. Through a political advisor/spokesperson and in a written statement given to the “Today” show, Edwards played “State the Obvious.” He is the baby’s daddy! Here is an excerpt from the statement:
“I am Quinn’s father. I will do everything in my power to provide her with the love and support she deserves,“ said Edwards. He added, “It was wrong for me ever to deny she was my daughter and hopefully one day, when she understands, she will forgive me. I have been providing financial support for Quinn and have reached an agreement with her mother to continue providing support in the future.“
Ok, that was easy! It’s not the first time that somebody “hit it” and got a baby out of it. LOL. I’m not passing judgment at all. The “Today” show was quick to note, though, that he fathered the child three months after Elizabeth’s (his wife) terminal cancer diagnosis. Also, if you remember, John publicly denied being Frances’s father when the news first broke. Sources say he has known at least since summer 2009 that he was the father.
However, why all the sudden interest in the truth from Camp Edwards? Well, his former aide, Andrew Young, is dropping a tell-all book in two weeks titled, “The Politician: An Insider’s Account of John Edwards’s Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down.” Young originally claimed that he was the father of Rielle’s child. However, in the book he planned to ditch that story and give the real white-hot scoop.
John is also in some hot water with the Feds. He is under investigation for allegedly using campaign funds to cover up the affair. Hmmm … there may (or may not) be more truth to hit the fan.