According to The National Enquirer, actor Morgan Freeman, 72, has been engaged in a decade-long affair with none other than his step-granddaughter. The 27-year-old woman, E'Dena Hines, is not related to him by blood, but is the granddaughter of his first wife, Jeanette Adair Bradshaw. Freeman and his second wife, Myrna Colley-Lee, helped raised Hines when she was little. The Enquirer's sources are saying that this affair is responsible for the break up of Freeman and Colley-Lee's marriage. Morgan Freeman Splitting With Wife
Apparently Freeman originally came onto Hines after dinner and drinks when Freeman was feeling his alcohol. Hines then went straight to Colley-Lee and told her what happened. Colley-Lee confronted Freeman who promised it would never happen again. But according to sources, the decade long affair started shortly after the alcohol incident.
Not only did this not-really-incestuous affair come between Freeman and Colley-Lee, but the source—a "family insider"—told the publication it also led to a split between Freeman and his longtime mistress, former schoolteacher Mary Joyce Hays.
According to The Enquirer:
"Nobody thought anything of it, because she would be introduced as his 'granddaughter.'" The family insider divulged. "It's not technically incest, because they are not related by blood…[but] Morgan is trying desperately to keep his divorce out of open court so all the shameful facts won't become public."
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Hines has been Freeman's escort to various public events, including the opening to The Dark Knight.
Normally, we'd be wondering if this was some strange mid-life crisis after Freeman's car crash last year. However, if this has been going on for more than a decade, it's obviously more than that.
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