“They gazed into each other’s eyes as if they were the only two people on the planet,” one witness told the magazine.
Afterwards, Edwards bid Danielle goodbye and popped by a nearby supermarket to stock up on groceries.
King is said to have gotten close to Edwards and his two young children, and has become a fixture at the family’s idyllic, rural mansion.
The new love interest works as a clinical coordinator at Duke University’s Cancer Care Research Program, the Enquirer said.
Towards the end of his single six-year term, he sought the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2004 presidential election.
He eventually became the 2004 Democratic candidate for vice president, the running mate of presidential nominee Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts.
Rielle Hunter's new tell-all What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me contains many seedy revelations, but this one may take the cake.
Elizabeth Edwards kept a photo of John Edwards and Rielle as her screensaver to not-so-subtly torment her cheating husband, Hunter claims in her book.