Spitzer refuses to address extramarital affair rumors

Credit: Bess Adler
Eliot Spitzer seems headed toward a second sex scandal. Credit: Bess Adler

City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer refused to address questions Thursday regarding rumors that he is having an extramarital affair.

The former governor was asked three times about the alleged affair, The New York Post reports.

“I am so tired of the personal attacks, and I’ve answered all those questions,” Spitzer said to a reporter in Brooklyn.

“The public cares about what I did in government. That’s what I’m going to be talking about, and that’s what the public is going to be voting on.”

Spitzer has maintained that he and his wife, Silda, are still a couple, but he admitted last month that she would not be joining him on the campaign trail.

The New York Post previously reported that the two were not living together and that Silda has been telling close friends that she plans to divorce Spitzer after the election.

The city comptroller candidate has not commented on the divorce rumors.

He said on Thursday that he will focus on what the public cares about, which is not his personal life.

“The public frankly is a lot smarter in this regard than some folks in the media,” he said.

When a reporter gave Spitzer another chance to “reject” the rumors Thursday, he replied, “I have said everything we’re going to say about this.”


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Every dog has his day in court, in…

(Reuters) - Call him juror K-9.A computer glitch is likely to blame for a summons that called a German Shepherd to report for jury duty,…

Local

Police seek mother of slain 11-year-old on involuntary…

Police are seeking the mother of an 11-year-old girl who was accidentally shot to death by her 2-year-old brother two weeks ago on involuntary manslaughter…

Local

Chestnut Hill College student found dead Wednesday morning

A 22-year-0ld Chestnut Hill College student was found dead this morning inside a college dormitory, police said.

International

Nearly 300 missing after South Korean ferry capsizes

Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea Wednesday, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

Television

Jim Rash talks 'The Writer's Room' and amazing…

For Jim Rash, as the fifth season of "Community" comes to a close, the second season of "The Writer's Room" begins.

Television

'Dexter' star Jennifer Carpenter moves into producing role

The actress who played the title character's sister in "Dexter" is teaming up with producer George Stelzner to adapt Erika Hayasaki's book "The Death Class:…

The Word

Wahlburgers announce North America domination

Tuesday was a huge day for Donnie Wahlberg.

Books

Becoming friends with New York City's oldest known…

"The Life and Times of Richard Musto" tells the story, through a poem, of the oldest known homeless man in New York City.

NFL

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April version

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April version

NHL

Flyers, Rangers meet in playoffs for 11th time

The Flyers and Rangers will start a new chapter in a historic rivalry.

MLB

MLB Power Rankings: A's are baseball's best, Brewers…

MLB Power Rankings: A's are baseball's best, Brewers and Braves right behind

NHL

Top 5 Philadelphia storylines for Flyers-Rangers

The slate is clean for the Flyers and the Rangers. Which is good news for the Flyers.

Tech

5 surprising facts about Google Glass

Your sex life could get more interesting.

Wellbeing

Cognitive skills begin to drop at age 24

But the news isn't all that bad.

Career

How to get a job at a startup:…

We talked to Tarek Pertew, one of the co-founders behind Uncubed, about how to get your dream job at a startup.

Parenting

The 'smartest' summer camps across the country

See a list of summer camps across the country that emphasis learning, while still being fun.