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Elizabeth Edwards Says She Doesn't Know If John Fathered Love Child

Would You Demand to Know if Hubby Fathered Love Child?

Like many wives, Elizabeth Edwards made a life with her husband, John. The couple had four children and lost their eldest son to a tragic car accident. Elizabeth supported John on two presidential campaign tickets and even as she battled cancer. All she asked of him was to be faithful. Today on Oprah Elizabeth addresses the rumors about John's alleged love child and says she doesn't know if the baby is his as it does not look like her offspring. Would you be so indifferent if your spouse was in this type of situation?

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kty kty 7 years
i would want to know.
kty kty 7 years
i would want to know.
snowysakurasky snowysakurasky 7 years
she's going to have to face it someday if it is his, so if it were me i'd want the biological facts asap... but if was very sick, then maybe this wouldn't be the priority
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
If it were me, I'd want to know. But she may not want to know because it's possibly easier for her to deal (by being in denial/not-in-the-know). The lady is fighting terminal cancer, she probably needs to keep the family together as best as she can, plus after the death of their son, man, it's probably because she doesn't want to lose anyone else. It's rather heartbreaking. That's why I want so badly to kick John Edward's @ss although I don't know him. Then I have a feeling that later on, after Elizabeth has passed on, the truth probably is going to come out. I don't think they paid the other woman off to keep quiet forever, when the money runs dry...and she got refused of payment, she's going to be out there in the public.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
If it were me, I'd want to know. But she may not want to know because it's possibly easier for her to deal (by being in denial/not-in-the-know). The lady is fighting terminal cancer, she probably needs to keep the family together as best as she can, plus after the death of their son, man, it's probably because she doesn't want to lose anyone else. It's rather heartbreaking. That's why I want so badly to kick John Edward's @ss although I don't know him. Then I have a feeling that later on, after Elizabeth has passed on, the truth probably is going to come out. I don't think they paid the other woman off to keep quiet forever, when the money runs dry...and she got refused of payment, she's going to be out there in the public.
sofi sofi 7 years
yeah, I would need to know for closure or to move on. I feel I would deserve to know and not have that unknown always out there to drive me crazy- regardless if I stayed with him or not.
smileyface smileyface 7 years
Even if I were not going to stay with him I would want to know because if we had children, I would want to know if my kids were going to have a new sibling. And I would want to be able to explain that to them and help them understand.Even though what he did was wrong, they have built a life together and will always be tied to each other, no matter what, so it does matter.
smileyface smileyface 7 years
Even if I were not going to stay with him I would want to know because if we had children, I would want to know if my kids were going to have a new sibling. And I would want to be able to explain that to them and help them understand. Even though what he did was wrong, they have built a life together and will always be tied to each other, no matter what, so it does matter.
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
I wouldn't care because I would not give him the satisfaction. I would not want or care to know because I would not stay with him. BTW he does not deserve someone as beautiful as her. And she deserves better.
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
this woman has really been through a lot with this man and i think she deserves to know the truth. i don't think i would stay through all of that.
Akpril Akpril 7 years
I don't understand how you couldn't care. It would have a huge impact on your life. I would assume she's feigning indifference because it's a pretty good chance the child is his. Otherwise why wouldn't they just get a DNA test?
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
I would want to know!
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
I would want to know!
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
If I planned on staying with him yes. But the chances of that happening will be slim to none, so no I wouldn't care.
Chouette4u Chouette4u 7 years
For one, you need to know if the other woman will be coming after him for child support.
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