The housewife and whistle blower at the center of the David Petraeus sex scandal and another involving General John Allen may have been hoping for some financial gain by lifting the lid on the affair, after it emerged today she and her husband are broke.
Tampa socialite Jill Kelley, 37, and her cancer surgeon husband Scott owe millions to banks after the collapse of their real estate holdings in 2010.
The Kelleys are currently the targets of
at least four indebtedness lawsuits and two foreclosures in
Hillsborough County, according to court records.
Gossip Extra reported today that the Kelleys are fighting to keep their properties.
Jill has been called the 'other woman'
in the Petraeus sex scandal, which was exposed after she took
threatening emails to the FBI sent from biographer and
alleged mistress Paula Broadwell warning her to stay away from the CIA chief.
Now that the state of their finances
has been exposed, speculation is rife Jill broke the scandal so she
could make money from it.
have a suit against the Kelleys and Kelly Land Holdings, centered on a three-story
office building downtown Tampa.
show they owed the bank nearly $2.2 million, including attorney fees. In 2011, a judge ordered the property to be put up for sale.
Regions Bank, meanwhile, is trying to
foreclose on the couple's historic $1.3million waterfront house,
claiming they defaulted on a $271,000-credit line with their five
bedroom house as collateral, according to Gossip Extra. (Much more here)