According to the National Enquirer, former North Carolina senator and two-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards has secretly undergone a DNA test, and it proves that he is the father of Rielle Hunter's love child. Multiple sources have confirmed the news with the Enquirer, and it is said that lawyers are now privately working on arranging child support payments with his former mistress.
When the Enquirer broke the story about Edwards' affair in 2007, he denied it. It was not until mid-2008 that Edwards finally admitted the affair (after having been caught red-handed), in an interview aired on ABC's NIghtline. Despite acknowledgng the affair, Edwards has maintained that he is not the father of Hunter's child. Pictures of him meeting up with Hunter and holding the child have long suggested otherwise.
The National Enquirer has also revealed that they have learned that Hunter testified against Edwards in his secret federal grand jury investigation that is looking into whether he broke campaign finance laws by secretly paying her to keep quiet. Her testimony could end up sending him to jail.
The cover-up surrounding the affair and child involved hush money paid out to Hunter, (continues here)