Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Paula Broadwell returns to her Charlotte home

Paula Broadwell leaves her Charlotte home on Monday, after more than a week at her brother’s home in Washington.

Associated Press

Paula Broadwell leaves her Charlotte home on Monday, after more than a week at her brother’s home in Washington.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Paula Broadwell, the Charlotte woman involved in the scandal that led to the resignation of David Petraeus as CIA director, has returned to her home with her two children and her husband, Scott.

Their arrival Sunday was the first time they'd been home since the scandal broke more than a week ago.

On Monday morning, the family appeared to be trying to resume a normal life, as Paula and Scott Broadwell each left the home with a child, possibly taking the children to school.

Neither of the parents would take questions from reporters, but Scott Broadwell asked a group of reporters and photographers outside the home to step back, saying he was worried that someone might get struck by a vehicle being backed out.

Moments later, Paula Broadwell left in one vehicle with a son. Scott Broadwell then pulled out of the driveway with the couple's other son aboard.

Another woman in the scandal, Jill Kelley of Tampa, says she has never met, talked to or corresponded by letter or email with Broadwell, a source close to Kelley's family told the Tampa Bay Times on Monday.

"This has forever changed their lives, and not in good ways," said the family source. "They've lost their privacy. The media is camped out on their property and scaring their children. They get hate mails and calls. They have been ostracized by people and organizations who do not want the publicity, even when those people have been friends in the past. … None of this is through anything they did. They are victims of Mrs. Broadwell and have become victims of the media frenzy as well."

Three journalists, all working for New York media outlets, remained Monday afternoon in the alleyway behind the Kelleys' Bayshore Boulevard home.

Despite repeated requests from the Times, Kelley and her husband have declined comment.

Also Monday, the New York Post reported that Kelley's sister, Natalie Khawam, would hold a news conference today with lawyer Gloria Allred.

Times staff writers William R. Levesque and Jodie Tillman contributed to this report.

Paula Broadwell returns to her Charlotte home 11/19/12 [Last modified: Monday, November 19, 2012 11:19pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Trump reveals that he didn't record Comey after all

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI director James Comey, ending a monthlong guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy.

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that he didn’t record his conversations with James Comey.
  2. Lightning fans, don't get attached to your first-round draft picks

    Lightning Strikes

    CHICAGO — When Lightning GM Steve Yzerman announces his first-round pick tonight in the amateur draft at No. 14, he'll invite the prospect onto the stage for the once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity.

    Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin (27) eludes  Montreal Canadiens left wing Phillip Danault (24) during the second period of Wednesday???‚??„?s (12/28/16) game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens at the Amalie Arena in Tampa.
  3. Investigation Discovery TV show profiles 2011 Landy Martinez murder case

    Crime

    The murder of a St. Petersburg man will be featured this week on a new true crime series Murder Calls on Investigation Discovery.

    Jose Adame sits in a Pinellas County courtroom during his 2016 trial and conviction for first-degree murder. Adame was convicted of first-degree murder last year for torturing and then executing his boyfriend as he pleaded for his life in 2011. Now it will be featured in a new true crime series Murder Calls on Investigation Discovery. The episode will air on June 26 at 9 p.m. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times]
  4. Uhuru mayoral candidate Jesse Nevel protests exclusion from debate

    Blogs

    ST. PETERSBURG — Jesse Nevel, the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement candidate for mayor, on Thursday demanded that he be allowed to participate in a July 25 televised debate between incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman and challenger Rick Baker.

    Mayoral candidate Jesse Nevel holds a news conference outside the headquarters of the Tampa Bay Times on Thursday to protest his exclusion from the mayoral debate. Nevel is a member of the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement.
  5. Lightning GM Steve Yzerman also has top-9 wing on his wish list

    Lightning Strikes

    CHICAGO — Much has been made about the Lightning's interest in bolstering its blue line, even after last week's acquisition of defense prospect Mikhail Sergachev.

    Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman gestures as he speaks to the media about recent trades during a news conference before an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning, over the past few days, have traded goaltender Ben Bishop to the Los Angeles Kings, forward Brian Boyle to the Toronto Maple Leafs, and forward Valtteri Filppula to the Philadelphia Flyers. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) TPA101