This high-profile marriage is coming to an end.
Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma Abedin, has announced that she is parting ways with her husband, former New York congressman Anthony Weiner. The news comes on the heels of a new sexting scandal for Weiner.
“After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband,” Abedin said in a statement. “Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life. During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy.”
In 2011, Weiner resigned from Congress when news broke that he had sent lewd images to several women on social media. When he ran for mayor of New York in 2013, his campaign was plagued with more women coming forward with accusations that the 51-year-old politician had corresponded with them. The entire debacle was filmed for a documentary, which reportedly exacerbated their marital woes.