The latest controversy for Detroit's hip-hop mayor stems from a police whistle-blower trial last summer. Two ex-cops sued the mayor saying he retaliated against them for pursuing an investigation of the mayor's inner circle that might have exposed his love affair. He testified that no affair took place. Soon the Detroit Free Press obtained nearly 14,000 text messages from his mistress and former Chief of Staff, Christine Beatty.
Here's the funny part, Kilpatrick and Beatty were sending these explicit messages over Beatty's city-issued pager! C'mon Kwame, that's player code 101.
"Speaking at length about the text-message scandal for the first time publicly Wednesday night, as he held hands with his wife Carlita, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick apologized repeatedly to residents, supporters, opponents, his wife and his sons for what he called 'the embarrassment and disappointment' of the past few days.'I want to start tonight by saying to the citizens of this great city: I'm sorry," Kilpatrick said in a live television address from his church'..." For full story click here