Huma Abedin felt “angry” after her now-separated husband, Anthony Weiner, confessed to sending a lewd photo to an acquaintance in 2011, she writes in an upcoming memoir.
In both and, to be released November 2, details the sex scandal that broke her marriage to Mr Weiner, a former top aide to Hillary Clinton, who later went to jail for sending a clear message to a 15-year-old.
Excerpts from the book were published on Monday the trend, In which Ms Abedin describes the morning she awoke and her husband told the truth after several days of lying to the media, her and others about whether she had been hacked or sent the picture herself.
“I felt something burst inside my chest, and suddenly it became difficult to breathe. I was simultaneously filled with rage and stunned to see my core. It felt as if a bolt of lightning struck me and hit me straight. ran through the body,” she writes, explaining that her husband had interpreted the lewd photo as a “toddy joke” or “dare.”
She then writes: “I instinctively brushed off all the personal pain and betrayal I felt. I didn’t break down in tears or collapse on the couch. The first thing that didn’t come out of my mouth was ‘How can you do this to me?’ or ‘I thought you loved me.’ The first thing I said was, ‘You mean you’ve been lying to the whole world for a week?? Anthony, you have people who are counting on you. You owe them the truth!’”
The couple’s marriage has long been the subject of speculation in the US political media due to Ms Abedin’s long service to the former Secretary of State, including at the State Department.
Their problems came back into the limelight in the tumultuous days of the 2016 election when the FBI announced in a shocking development that thousands of emails sent by Mrs Clinton from a private email server were found on the couple’s shared computer, known as Mr Weiner’s. Was confiscated by agents investigating illegal sex acts. .
Her husband, now a registered sex offender, went to prison in late 2017 and served nearly 18 months of a 21-month sentence.
They filed for divorce in 2017, but settled privately the following year. They have a child together, and they have been seen together in public on rare occasions; The status of their relationship remains unclear.
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