“Elizabeth wanted to exact revenge against John for destroying their 33-year marriage and family by cheating with Rielle,” a source close to the Edwards’ reportedly told the Enquirer.
“It was Elizabeth’s idea to secretly record a video and tell what she knew of the affair and John’s horrific betrayal.”
“Elizabeth wanted to haunt John and Rielle – literally from her grave – and she has,” the source said.
Even if such a video does exist, however, legal sources tell Raw Story that it would likely be unusable in court, because it is not an official taped deposition. There are also legal privileges that come with marriage. (The full Enquirer story claimed that prosecutors planned to use the tape in court.)
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