We usually think of sex and rock stars, but lately it seems as though politicians are the culprits in most sex scandals in the news. Many powerful politicians, with careers and reputations to lose, have been caught carrying on with the wrong person. From a French presidential hopeful and a New York City chambermaid, to a rising star of Congress and his cell phone, these famous individuals have gotten themselves in trouble by being elite and indiscreet.
Rudolph Giuliani resigned from his law firm, where he had taken a leave of absence to serve as President Trump’s personal lawyer, due to tensions over public comments. The former NYC mayor defended payments made by Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen to a pornographic actress.
Queen Elizabeth approved of at least one of Princess Margaret’s affairs, claims a new documentary, ‘Elizabeth: Our Queen.’ A friend of the princess says the Queen told her that her sister’s 8-year relationship with landscape gardener Roddy Llewellyn had been good for her.
Silvio Berlusconi appeared at a political rally a week before parliamentary elections to support his party. Pundits say the former Italian president, who is still popular among fans despite a series of sex scandals and legal cases, may be trying to make a political comeback.
In an interview for his new novel, Bill Clinton said he doesn’t owe Monica Lewinsky an apology in light of the #MeToo movement. “If the facts were the same today, I wouldn’t.” The former president has denied several women’s accusations of sexual harassment & assault.
At a summit of the 53-country Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth II officially backed her son Prince Charles to be her successor as the king of Britain and its former colonies for the first time. The role is not hereditary, so the Commonwealth will have to approve the move first.