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This story was originally published on August 29, 2016.
, according to NBC News. “Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life. During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy.”
Just in: Statement from Huma Abedin announcing separation from Anthony Weiner pic.twitter.com/akyIsV8dcf— Monica Alba (@albamonica) August 29, 2016
Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 after publishing an explicit photo of himself that was meant as a direct message, on his Twitter profile. In 2013, he became involved in yet another sexting scandal while he was running for mayor of New York City.
At the time, Abedin stood by him and pledged to work on their marriage together.
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