When high-profile extramarital affairs hit the news, it's all most of us can do to keep from clicking on every juicy headline we come across. Who was the mistress? Who was the other man? We're ravenous for any bit of gossip (or even video) available about the cheaters...but what about those who were cheated on?
If the blindsided spouses are high-profile — as was the case with Elizabeth Edwards, wife of John Edwards — the media likes to paint them as martyrs, or emotional 'rocks' (in fairness, Edwards was, by all appearances, an emotional rock). But in the case of scandals like the David Petraeus affair, we may not have heard much about the other 'other man' in this case — the husband of Paula Broadwell, Petraeus' mistress — if it weren't for an interesting tidbit that came out this past weekend: Broadwell's husband may have known of the affair, and may have actually written in to the famous New York Times column, The Ethicist, about it.
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Click over to The Daily Beast to learn more about this fascinating development and the role of Paula Broadwell's husband in the high-profile Petraeus cheating scandal: Scott Braodwell: 'Adventure Junkie,' Husband of Alleged Petraeus Mistress
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