The National Enquirer isn’t letting up on Senator John Edwards, and now it’s reporting his mistress, Rielle Hunter, mother of his “love child” – has been secretly receiv­ing $15,000 a month as part of an elaborate cover-up orchestrated by the former presidential candidate. And STILL the mainstream media ignores the story. Except for Fox News. Edwards must REALLY have some friends in high places!

The money is reportedly being funneled to Rielle by a wealthy colleague closely tied to Edwards’ failed presidential campaign. This same man is said to be throwing cash at Edwards’ pal and former aide Andrew Young…who tried to take the heat off the ex-Senator by claiming HE’S the father of Rielle’s baby. According to the mag, Rielle’s baby is a girl named Frances Quinn Hunter and was born at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. They report a source very close to the situation says:

A super-rich pal – who was closely involved with the campaign finances – is helping John. It’s likely this man doesn’t know all the dirty details of John’s extramarital affair, but is acting out of loyalty and is not asking a lot of questions – only writing the checks

The year-long investigation by the magazine blew wide open the night of July 21 when its reporters caught Edwards making a secret late-night visit to Rielle and their infant child at L.A.’s Beverly Hilton hotel. Senator Edwards was confronted by reporters, but refused to answer questions and hid out in a public men’s restroom until security escorted him off hotel grounds!

Rich-boy Edward’s behavior is unconscionable. His wife Elizabeth is dying of cancer, and he can’t keep his pants zipped. Snarkista’s WAITING for the mainstream media to break their curious, complete silence on the story. Who else is getting paid hush money??!

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