admits affair with U.S. Senator Edward Brooke
Walters admitting to having a past affair with married U.S.
Senator Edward Brooke is the latest scandal to shake the
Internet. Barbara Walters will appear on "The Oprah Winfrey
Show" on Tuesday, but according to transcripts released by the
show, the focus on their conversation will be Walter's
relationship with U.S. Senator Edward Brooke they had 30 years
ago, which lasted for a few years during the 70's. According to
Barbara Walters, disclosing their relationship at that time
would have ended both of their careers so they kept it secret.
Edward Brooke is Republican from
Massachusetts who took office in 1967 to become the first
African-American to be popularly elected to the Senate. Barbara
Walters was co-hosting NBC's "Today" show at the time of their
affair and Brooke was in the Senate, but the relationship ended
before Edward Brooke lost his third bid for the job. Edward
Brooke later divorced, and has since remarried. No comments on
the affair have came out out of his camp yet. To get all the
details, don't miss "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on Tuesday.