Anthony Weiner Allegedly Sexted a 15-Year-Old High School Student, Too
"He had some rape fantasies," the unnamed teen said.
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Disgraced New York politician Anthony Weiner has once again found himself at the center of another sexting scandal, this time involving a 15-year-old girl, the Daily Mail reports.
According to the unnamed teen, she and Weiner communicated by text and over Skype after she first reached out to him on Twitter last January. Over the course of the next few months, the two exchanged explicit texts and photos, which the girl shared with the website. Weiner reportedly knew she was a sophomore in high school at the time. The girl doesn't plan to press charges because she believes the texting relationship was consensual, although at times it made her uncomfortable.
"He had some rape fantasies," the girl told the Mail. "It would just be him showing up at my house when my dad was out of town. And just start undressing me, being forceful, asking me if I want to be dominated, strange questions." She claims he texted her about taking part in some teacher-student role play and also admitted to trolling New York City gyms to watch women work out.
"He would also talk about going to different gyms, and getting different gym memberships, just to go watch 18-year-olds work out [who] would go to NYU and different schools in New York," she said.
When asked to comment, Weiner did not deny the allegations. Instead, he said, "I have repeatedly demonstrated terrible judgment about the people I have communicated with online and the things I have sent. I am filled with regret and heartbroken for those I have hurt."
Just last month, Weiner made headlines after he was caught sending suggestive photos to a different woman, some that included his four-year-old son lying in bed asleep next to him. Huma Abedin, Weiner's wife and a top aide to Hillary Clinton, announced she would be leaving her husband after the New York Post broke the story.
"After seeing what he did with his son, having him in the picture that was released, I think that he's very disgusting and he needs help," the 15-year-old said.
UPDATE 9/22/16: Governor Cuomo told reporters that Weiner's actions—if true—were "sick" and "possibly criminal," and the Daily Mail reports that the Special Victims Unit is investigating the claims, though the NYPD declined to comment when questioned by Gothamist.
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