An Ohio lawmaker’s chief of staff resigned on Tuesday after a former girlfriend posted a picture of his penis on Twitter in an act of revenge, Politico reported.
“I was trying to make him hate me, I guess,” Jennifer Roubenes Allbaugh was quoted as saying about her June 21 post regarding Adam Joshua Kuhn. The post also included the caption, “I hate you, AJK, you selfish pompous as*hole.”
Allbaugh, a former porn star, is currently married. Kuhn is single. The post did not mention when their relationship ended, but she described herself to Politico as a “disgruntled former girlfriend” who “just wanted to teach the pompous as*hole a lesson.”
Kuhn had served as state Rep. Steve Stivers’ (R) chief of staff since last year, after working as his deputy chief of staff. He also managed Stivers’ 2010 run for office.
“Over the weekend, I was the victim of an attack on Twitter from a woman I had a relationship with in my personal life,” Kuhn said in a statement. “I realize and apologize I had used poor judgement in my personal life regarding this relationship. The woman who posted this has reached out to me to apologize.”
A spokesperson for Stivers’ office, Courtney Whetstone, confirmed Kuhn’s resignation.
“The office is not commenting on his personal life,” she was quoted as saying.
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
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