Gennifer Flowers Reveals New Secrets on Bill Clinton Extramarital Affair
Nov 30, 2012 12:16 PM EST
The model/actress Gennifer Flowers who became a well-known name due to her extramarital affair with former President Bill Clinton, during the time he was running for president in 1992, revealed new secretes about the affair in an interview with Susan Roesgen of New Orleans ABC affiliate WGNO.
Floweres, now 62,years old told Roesgen, that Clinton contacted her again in 2005. According to Flowers, Clinton called her at her house and said, ""He wanted to come by my house and talk to me...He said, 'I'll put on a hoodie and I'll jog up there.' He used to do that."
She then added, "And I said, 'No, I want you to leave me alone.' And that was that," as reported by The Huffington Post.
In 1992, while still on the presidential campaign trail, Flowers announced to the nation of her "long-term" affair with the then Governor of Arkansas. The press conference caused a frenzy among the media.
In the interview Flowers said that the 66-year-old owed his presidential victory in large to that conference. "I made him [Clinton] a household name overnight. We had had that discussion. He said, 'My problem right now is that no one knows who I am. I need that name recognition.' He went on to talk about the other candidates and the advantages they had. When my story came out, he was a household name," as reported by The Washington Post.
Watch the interview here.
Flowers was also asked about the recent extramarital affair between former CIA Director General David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell, Flowers responded, "It amazes me that this type of thing continues to happen."