John Edwards to marry mistress Rielle Hunter?

February 15th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

John Edwards Hillsborough, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are unconfirmed reports that the former Presidential candidate John Edwards is engaged to his mistress Rielle Hunter. Just a fortnight earlier, John Edwards had admitted that he is the father of Rielle Hunter’s 2-year-old daughter, after denying it for a long time. After his admission his wife Elizabeth was relieved that the media circus around the family would finally stop.

Then she also went ahead and met Edwards daughter - Quinn, who was born out of wedlock. After the meeting she filed papers for a divorce. And now as John Edwards and his wife Elizabeth have legally separated so he has gone ahead, and proposed to his mistress. There are also reports from the National Enquirer that Edwards is also planning to buy a $3.5 million beach house for his new family.

As soon as the divorce between John Edwards and Elizabeth is finalized, then he will marry Rielle Hunter. It may be recalled that their affair took place, when he was campaigning for the Democratic Presidential nomination. Rielle Hunter was given a contract by his campaign managers to make short videos about his campaign, and so she traveled extensively with John Edwards. She was paid a sum of $114,000 for the job. Rielle Hunter gave birth to her daughter Quinn in February 2008.

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