Sex Scandals and Politics go hand in hand. These Scandals have abruptly ended many political careers. Many politicians consider political power to be the ultimate license that can win them anything. Here is the list of biggest political sex scandals.
It was the most notorious sex scandal of all time. The president was accused of having an affair with a White House intern, Monica Lewinsky.
Reports about the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s affair with the gymnast Alina Kabaeva has been doing the rounds for quite a while. There were also rumors of Kabaeva giving birth to their love child.
Berlusconi is a controversial figure in modern Italian politics: his tenure as Prime Minister was packed with scandalous sex affairs and poor judgment and decision-making.
As the third president of the United States and principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was accused of keeping a slave named Sally and had several children by her.
Jeremy Thorpe became the leader of the British liberal party in 1967. a man named Norman Scott made claims that they had been lovers, at a time when homosexuality was illegal in the UK.
The Idaho senator pleaded guilty in connection with a 2007 sex sting in the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. He chose not to run for re-election in 2008.
John F. Kennedy
His own White House secretaries, Priscilla Weir and Jill Cowan were among his bedmates.