Ex-aide testifies about call from Edwards' distraught mistress
Former Senator John Edwards and his daughter Cate Edwards Upham leave the US Federal Courthouse after the first day of jury selection on April 12, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
April 24th, 2012
02:51 PM ET
3 years ago

Ex-aide testifies about call from Edwards' distraught mistress

Greensboro, North Carolina (CNN) - A former aide to John Edwards testified Tuesday that the then-presidential candidate made a disparaging comment about his mistress after she called to say she was pregnant.

"She was crying, she was distraught and she needed to speak with Mr. Edwards immediately," Andrew Young told jurors about his conversation with Rielle Hunter. "I said, 'Somebody better be pregnant or dying. She said, 'nobody's dying,'" Young recounted.

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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Thomas

    Great Hair !

    Always !

    April 24, 2012 03:04 pm at 3:04 pm |
  2. Rudy NYC

    Shouldn't this story be in the "Justice" department, instead of "Politics"?

    April 24, 2012 03:38 pm at 3:38 pm |
  3. Little Jimmy Truth

    Obama will require us that we must pay Edwards' lawyer like his favorite aunt and uncle. Because we already saved both from immigrant with our taxes.

    April 24, 2012 03:40 pm at 3:40 pm |
  4. Larry L

    Get a rope. I trusted him and he turns out to be just another politician.

    April 24, 2012 03:50 pm at 3:50 pm |
  5. samsjmail

    This is the same guy who said that Jesus wants you to get a good parking space.

    April 24, 2012 04:25 pm at 4:25 pm |