Did Hunter Biden get married in a secret wedding to a South African woman?
Other than confirm that former Vice President Joe Biden’s 49-year-old son got married, his family has said little else.
“Yes. That’s true,” Valerie Owens confirmed to The News Journal on Wednesday. But the former vice president’s sister had little else to say about the marriage when asked for further comment. “I have nothing to say. No. Thank you.”
TMZ and Page Six report that Hunter married a woman named Melissa Cohen. TMZ reports there was a “quickie ceremony” last month.
Per TMZ, the couple was married by a Los Angeles minister who runs an instant marriage company.
Hunter Biden, seen here with his father, former Vice President Joe Biden at a 2010 basketball game, has remarried, the family confirmed Wednesday. (Photo: Nick Wass/AP)
This is Hunter’s second marriage.
He was married to Kathleen Biden for 23 years. The couple, which has three children together, divorced in 2017.
The couple’s daughter Maisy was in the news last weekend as Joe and Jill Biden celebrated her graduation from Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C., along with her friend Sasha Obama.
Citing “irreconcilable differences,” Kathleen filed for divorce from her husband in 2016, according to Superior Court records in Washington, D.C.
Her complaint and subsequent filings detail a rocky relationship between the couple alleging drug use. Hunter was discharged from the Navy Reserve in February 2014 after failing a drug test for cocaine earlier that year.
Hunter Biden and Hallie Biden (Photo: AP and Getty Images)
The filings also cited infidelity dating to at least 2015, shortly after Hunter’s brother, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, died of brain cancer.
The 2017 divorce is the same year Hunter confirmed to the New York Post he was having a romantic relationship with his late brother’s widow, Hallie.
It was recently reported that Hunter and Hallie ended their two-year relationship.
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