Huma Abedin Files For Divorce From Anthony Weiner

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Huma Abedin (L) and Anthony Weiner attend the 12th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Spring Studios on November 2, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images)

Huma Abedin Files For Divorce From Anthony Weiner

The former House Rep. pleaded guilty to transferring obscene material to a minor yesterday.

Published May 20, 2017

A day after former Rep. Anthony Weiner pled guilty for sending obscene material to a minor, news broke that his wife, Huma Abedin, has filed for divorce.

A source close to CNN says Abedin was not present at Friday’s hearing where Weiner accepted responsibility for his misconduct.

"I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse," he told the judge in an emotional statement. "I entered intensive treatment, found the courage to take a moral inventory of my defects, and began a program of recovery and mental health treatment that I continue to follow every day."

Weiner entered a plea agreement where he will register as a sex offender and give up his iPhone, passport and continue mental health treatment. He also cannot communicate with the minor. A judge will decide whether Weiner will serve a suggested 21 to 27 months in prison.

Abedin has yet to publicly address the divorce.

Written by Paul Meara

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