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Elizabeth Edwards Talks Possible Love Child On "The View" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   First Posted: 06/19/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:25 PM ET

Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth Edwards stuttered through four awkward minutes of talk about husband John's possible love child on "The View" on Tuesday, continuing an explanation she first gave on Oprah.

Without bringing up Rielle Hunter's name, Sherri Shepherd broached the subject in the second segment. Sherri's estranged husband fathered a child with another woman, so she can relate.

"If the whole issue would go away, I'd be perfectly happy," Edwards said. "Somebody is obviously the father... The fact doesn't change the relationship with my husband."

She went on from there, after being pressed by Barbara.

"I don't know whose child this is. I think that's probably the reason there is no father written on the birth certificate, I understand. Whoever the father is, they're going to have to have to deal with the fact that they have this child. From my perspective... my relationship with my husband is not changed by this."

She also said that if the child IS his, she would not leave John.

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