The White house has been the centre of controversies when in comes to extra-marital affairs of the Head of State. Monica Lewinsky is one example in the Clinton era but as it turns out his steps were only in following of his forerunners.
A 68 year old intern named Mimi Alford. Who back when John F. Kennedy took the house, was a one-time intern at the White House; has now decided to reveal the details about her alleged affair with the President in her new memoir called -“Once Upon a Secret: My Affair With President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath”-
Mimi Alford revealed that her affair with the President began in 1962 and went on for 18-months. She was 19 at the time. While answering a question on a local TV interview Mimi said she felt “overpowered,” if not physically: “I think overpowered in the sense that he was the president — he was this unbelievably handsome man, 45 years old — overpowered in the fact that he had chosen me,” she explained.
In her memoir, Mimi says she met Kennedy while swimming in the White House pool. He later led her on a private tour of the White House, ending in the first lady’s bedroom.
As to why she allowed the affair to happen, she admits: “The fact that I was being desired by the most famous and powerful man in America only amplified my feelings to the point where resistance was out of the question.”
This alleged affair has been in the news before. The NY Daily News identified Mimi Alford, and she confirmed the relationship in a statement.