07 Jun '11, 3am

Tearful US congressman admits to crotch photos via @cmswire

Tearful US congressman admits to crotch photos via @cmswire

Anthony Weiner admits to sending a lewd Twitter photo of himself to a woman and then lying about it. -- PHOTO: AFP NEW YORK - A US congressman long ridiculed for sharing the same name as a slang word for penis tearfully admitted on Monday to sending pictures of his privates to young female fans online. Anthony Weiner - whose surname is pronounced the same as sausages used in hotdogs that are synonymous with the male sexual organ - called a nationally televised press conference to admit he had been in a string of lewd online relationships. Pressure had been building on the Democrat from New York after a close-up picture of an aroused male member in underpants reached a woman in Seattle via his Twitter account. For a week he hotly denied sending the picture and claimed to have been hacked. Wiping away tears on Monday, Mr Weiner admitted: 'The picture was of me and I sent it....

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

Tweets