Herman Cain’s sex life is stealing headlines once again.
A Georgia businesswoman named Ginger White told Atlanta’s Fox 5 news that she and Cain had a 13 year sexual affair, which ended shortly before Cain announced that he was running for President. Video of her interview is below:
According to White, the affair began in Louisville in the ’90s while Cain was still president of the National Restaurant Association. “It was pretty simple,” White said. “It wasn’t complicated. I was aware that he was married. And I was also aware I was involved in a very inappropriate situation, relationship.”
Over the next 13 years, White claims that Cain would fly her to cities where he was giving speeches and treat her with expensive gifts. Although White says that the physical affair ended 8 months ago — at the beginning of the presidential campaign — White claims that Cain maintained phone contact with her and that she has the phone records to prove it.
She showed us some of her cell phone bills that included 61 phone calls or text messages to or from a number starting with 678. She says it is Herman Cain’s private cell phone. The calls were made during four different months– calls or texts made as early as 4:26 in the early morning, and as late as 7:52 at night. The latest were in September of this year.
“We’ve never worked together,” said White. “And I can’t imagine someone phoning or texting me for the last two and a half years, just because.”
White said that Cain never mistreated her, and that Herman Cain the man is in fact very similar to Herman Cain the candidate.
“Very much the same, very much confident, very much sure of himself,” White said, describing Cain. “Very arrogant in a playful sometimes way. Very, ah — Herman Cain loves Herman Cain.”
Cain, whose poll numbers fell sharply after news broke that he had been repeatedly accused of sexual harassment, preempted White’s interview by announcing on Monday afternoon that she would soon step forward and accuse him of having an affair.
Video of Cain’s announcement on CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” is below: