13 July 2007

vitter sex scandal: wendy cortez speaks to the times-picayune

**updated** 12 september 2007 5:37 pm cdt

wendy yow ellis stage name "leah"
publisher larry flynt and wendy cortez whose real name is wendy ellis
hold a news conference tuesday 11 september 2007
in beverly hills, california

ap photo/ric francis

new orleans times-picayune
Ex-call girl, Flynt keep pressure on Vitter
Publisher says he disclosed affair to reveal hypocrisy by senator
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
By Kate Moran

Adult magazine publisher Larry Flynt brought the former prostitute who claims to have had an affair with U.S. Sen. David Vitter before the media on Tuesday and called on Vitter to resign the seat he won by campaigning on a platform of conservative values.

In her first public appearance since the allegations emerged, Wendy Yow Ellis told reporters that she used to meet Vitter for sex several times a week between July and November 1999, only months after he was elected to Congress.

Ellis said Vitter found her through an escort service and would meet her at an apartment at Dauphine and Dumaine streets in the French Quarter. At first, he knew her only by her stage name: Leah...click here to read more at nola.com times-piycayune
nola.com says this is a picture of wendy cortez yow

the independent linked to a picture over on nola.com which is purportedly wendy cortez nee yow or is that wendy yow nee cortez?
oyster over at your right hand thief has the link to and most excellent commentary on david vitter prostitute wendy cortez nee wendy yow.

yrht snip:
The bottom line in that statement from Vitter's spokesperson is that Vitter is not directly denying questions about Wendy Cortez, as he has done so in the past. He remains here, and avoids telling his side of the story while more and more revelations surface and while hearings, meetings and votes are taking place on Capitol Hill. (The T-P also reported that the D.C. Madam's service called Vitter twice during House roll call votes in which he participated.)

I'm sure I'll update this later with more commentary.

click here to read more from yrht.
see also
your right hand thief
david vitter series
and also
daily kingfish
L'Affaire Vitter
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