Halfway through a week during which Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) was forced to disclose embarrassing Internet affairs, and field a media anxious for more gossip about his antics, it seems there may another pending public pronouncement (and a bombshell at that) on the horizon.
The New York Times’ City Blog is reporting that Huma Abedin, Weiner’s 35-year-old wife, is pregnant:
Ms. Abedin…is in the early stages of pregnancy, according to three people with knowledge of the situation.
The pregnancy, which the couple has disclosed to close friends and family, adds a new dimension to questions about the future of their marriage.
Some are already speculating about how the new development will impact the couple’s marriage. Business Insider writes:
Abedin has been mostly out of sight this week during Weiner’s very public career meltdown, though the State Dept publicly stated on her behalf that she is dedicated to her marriage.
In light of this news that position makes somewhat more sense — though obviously marriages are complicated and private things.
This news adds yet another twist into the winding road that is Weinergate.
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