Things move fast when you’re John Edwards. He went from respected politician to disgraced has-been overnight when news broke that he fathered a love child with Rielle Hunter while his wife was dying of cancer. Now, following the death of Elizabeth Edwards, he might be going from mourning widower to blushing groom in record time.
The National Enquirer is reporting that Johnny Ed has popped the question to former mistress and current baby mama Rielle, and the two may be getting hitched as early as this summer. I know it’s tempting to write this off because it’s The Enquirer, but they’re actually the ones who broke the story about the Edwards scandal in the first place. Then again, they also “broke” about 500 stories about Elvis being alive and well and hanging out with aliens.
Anyway, it wouldn’t be terribly surprising to see Edwards walk down the aisle with Rielle. They’ve been involved with each other in some capacity for years, and his pesky, terminally ill wife is finally out of the way. Then again, marrying the mother of his young daughter would make John seem almost human, and he’s already shown he’s horribly allergic to doing the right thing. Damn, John…Why you gotta make me talk all this smack about a Democrat?