Why should we believe John Edwards when he tells us he’s not really engaged to Rielle Hunter, as he was reported to be last week?
John Edwards has lied to us before – in fact he has a track record of telling lies where Rielle Hunter is concerned. See Should We Believe John Edwards When He Says He Did Not Propose to Rielle Hunter?
John Edwards’ Track Record of Lies About Rielle Hunter
First, John Edwards lied to his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, and the media, saying that, the tabloid reports were wrong – he and Rielle Hunter were definitely not having an affair.
Then Edwards had to admit that the reports in the National Enquirer about him were true, and that he and Rielle Hunter really did have an affair.
Then John Edwards lied to his dying wife , Elizabeth, when he “confessed” to her, telling her that his sexual encounter with Rielle Edwards was just a one time thing. See 9 Reasons a Cheater Will Lie about His Affair and How to Get a Cheater to Tell You the Truth about His Affair
Not only did he have to confess that his involvement with Rielle Hunter was more involved than a mere one night stand, he also had to contend with the existence of a sex tape the two of them made of one of their trysts, which is not the subject of a court battle. See Sex tape of Rielle Hunter and John Edwards worth MILLIONS
Then John Edwards lied, not only to Elizabeth Edwards, but to a television audience of millions, saying that there was no way he could possibly be the father of Rielle Hunter’s daughter – a lie he kept telling for almost 2 years before finally admitting that he was little Quinn’s father, after all.
John Edwards’ Intricate Web of Lies
A spokesperson has denied the engagement/proposal rumor on John Edwards’ behalf, but that means nothing. Edwards also has a track record of getting others to participate in, and support his lies.
Edwards went so far as to have Rielle Hunter live with his loyal aide, Andrew Young and his wife, who kept flying her from place to place in the United States every few months, to throw the media off the track.
While telling the public that it was impossible for him to have fathered Rielle Hunter’s daughter, Edwards schemed to have his trusted aide, Andrew Young take the fall and say that Rielle’s baby was his.
He even persuaded Andrew Young’s wife, and Rielle, herself, to go along with his hare-brained scheme, telling them he would come clean and confess all, in a few months when the time was right.
But the time was never right, and John Edwards’ abandoned his trusted aide, and left him twisting in the wind.
Had it not been for the fact that Andrew Young’s tell-all book, The Politician exposed all of John Edwards machinations, he probably would have continued to lie about the paternity of little Quinn.
Young tells of how at first Edwards wanted someone to steal one of the baby’s diapers for DNA testing to be sure Quinn was actually his child. (Though he probably knew she was, all along.)
Young said Edwards even asked him to try to locate someone willing to fake a DNA test.
Then there were the mind games Edwards tried to play with the media and the public by pretending to agree to take a DNA test to prove that he wasn’t the father of Rielle’s daughter.
But it was already prearranged with Rielle Hunter that she would refuse to submit the baby to a DNA test.
John Edwards Has Proven Himself to Be a Liar
You can see what a shady character John Edwards is.
He has already proven himself to be a liar who only tells the truth when it’s convenient to do so, or when he has been backed into a corner, and has no other choice.
As for the impropriety of proposing marriage to his mistress less than a month after burying his wife, John Edwards’ track record proves that he’s the type of man who would do such a thing.
Remember, we’re talking about the a man who cheated on a loving, devoted, terminally ill wife who was dying of cancer.
A man who pretended to “confess” his affair, and proceeded to tell his dying wife a pack of lies.
Any man capable of doing that, is capable of doing almost anything.
Even the National Enquirer Has More Credibility than John Edwards
The story about John Edwards’ engagement to Rielle Hunter first appeared h the National Enquirer last week
Let’s not forget that the National Enquirer was the publication that exposed the John Edwards – Rielle Hunter affair, and said all along that Edwards was the father of little Quinn.
In the end, Edwards had to admit that everything the National Enquirer reported about him was true – even though in the case of little Quinn’s paternity, it was almost 2 years after the fact.
Does Anyone Really Know the Truth?
For all we know, the about at John Edwards and Rielle Hunter being engaged, could have started with his mistress, Rielle. See As America Mourned Elizabeth Edwards, Rielle Hunter Envisioned Marrying John
Look at the rumor Rachel Uchitel planted that Tiger Woods was going to marry her after divorcing Elin Nordegren. See BREAKING NEWS: Tiger Woods Plans to Marry Rachel Uchitel ! and Tiger Woods Lawyers Warn Rachel Uchitel to Keep Her Mouth Shut but the Lies and Rumors Won’t Stop
The Daily Beastreported that an unnamed Edwards family spokesperson said the rumor was untrue.
But an unidentified spokesperson declined to comment when ABC News inquired.
Rielle Hunter’s attorney, Alan Duncan, told ABC News, “ I do not believe it to be true.”
In other words Rielle’s lawyer doesn’t think so, but even he doesn’t really know the truth.
Should We Believe John Edwards Now?
You can see John Edwards has a track record of telling lies about his relationship with Rielle Hunter.
So I ask you again, given, is there any reason we should believe John Edwards this time around when he says he did not propose to Rielle Hunter, and the two of them are not engaged?
Given John Edwards track record, I think not.
*** © copyright 2011 Ruth Houston / All Rights Reserved.
Ruth Houston is a New York-based infidelity expert who is frequently called on by the media to comment on high profile infidelity and popular infidelity issues in the news. She is the founder of www.InfidelityAdvice.com, the author of Is He Cheating on You? – 829 Telltale Signs, and publishes the Infidelity News and Views blog. To interview infidelity expert Ruth Houston, or have her speak at your next event, call 718 592-6029 or e-mail InfidelityExpert@gmail.com
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