Hunter: She and John Edwards no longer a couple
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Rielle Hunter says she and former presidential candidate John Edwards have ended their relationship.
Hunter told ABC’s “Good Morning America” today that she and Edwards were still a couple until late last week, as details from Hunter’s memoir became public. The breakup was painful, but Hunter said Edwards will still be involved with their daughter, Quinn, who is 4 years old and lives with Hunter.
“We are a family, but as of the end of last week, John Edwards and I are no longer a couple,” Hunter said on Tuesday’s show. “We decided together to end it.”
Asked why the relationship ended, Hunter responded, “I think that’s private.” She referenced “media scrutiny” the couple had endured but gave no specifics, only saying, “It’s hard, and it wears you down after a while.”
The book, “What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter and Me,” is being released Tuesday through a Dallas-based boutique publisher, BenBella Books.