John F. Kennedy wasn’t really picky about the women who made up his ‘conga line’ of paramours.
From Hollywood stars to White House secretaries — including a pair known as Fiddle and Faddle — interns, Mafia molls, strippers and call girls, for the libidinous President it was all about the sex.
As he confided to British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan: ‘If I don’t have a woman for three days, I get a terrible headache.’
However, he was not only a prolific womaniser but a prodigious scribbler, and now newly uncovered notes from the 1960 election campaign trail reveal just how his voracious sexual appetites weighed on his mind. From Hollywood stars to White House secretaries — including a pair known as Fiddle and Faddle — interns, Mafia molls, strippers and call girls, for the libidinous President it was all about the sex. He met his most famous ‘blonde’, Marilyn Monroe, in 1962 at a New York dinner party, greeting her with the words: ‘Finally! You’re here.’
In the scrawled messages to aides — he developed laryngitis and was ordered not to speak — the soon-to-be President fretted that they might cost him the election.
‘I got into the blondes,’ he confided in a note on one of 98 pages being sold by a private collector via a Texas auction house next month.
Fearing that opponents might expose his philandering, JFK — seven years into his marriage to Jackie — added: ‘I suppose they are going to hit me with something before we are finished.’ In […]
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