NYT: Woman In Weiner’s Sex Chat Made Contact To Chide Him For First Scandal

July 24, 2013 6:51 a.m.

The online sex chat scandal that has engulfed Anthony Weiner’s run for mayor of New York City began when a 22-year-old woman contacted Weiner on Facebook.

The woman, a Democrat from Indiana, wanted to “express her disappointment” with the first scandal that preceded Weiner’s resignation from Congress, the New York Times reported Wednesday. She had thought of Weiner as a hero.

Their correspondence veered from politics to include explicit photographs and sexual language, Nik Richie, the editor of The Dirty, told the NYT.

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