Ex-adult film actress: Weiner asked me to lie about talks
(AP) - A former porn actress says New York Rep. Anthony Weiner asked her to lie about their online communications.
Ginger Lee spoke at a news conference Wednesday in Manhattanwith celebrity attorney Gloria Allred.
Lee says that she did not initiate sexual talk with Weiner, butthat he talked about himself in a suggestive way. Lee says that shedid not talk about sex online with Weiner.
She says that on June 2, Weiner called her and told her to avoidthe media.
Weiner acknowledged last week that he had sent lewd photos andtexts to women after a photo of his crotch was posted on Twitter.
In an interview two weeks ago, he acknowledged that he hadexchanged messages with Lee but didn't elaborate.
Weiner has taken leave from the House and is said to be seekingtreatment. President Barack Obama and House Democratic leaders havepressed him to resign.
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