Rumors, Scandals, and Affairs: How Well Do You Know America’s Presidents?

John F. Kennedy and Judith Campbell Exner

Side by side photos of John F. Kennedy and Judith Campbell Exner.
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Some mistresses want to stay out of the spotlight, but apparently Exner had no problem with talking to the press about her affair with President Kennedy. She even wrote a memoir about it. Gossip columnist Liz Smith has said that First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy was not surprised when she heard about the affair, and was allegedly so fascinated by it that she would read gossip columns about Exner.