Skip to comments.Sanford's Mistress Identified as Professional, Passionate and Beautiful Brunette
Posted on 06/25/2009 8:58:56 AM PDT by traumer
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's mistress is a 43-year-old employee of an international agriculture company who speaks several languages and lives in an upscale apartment building in Buenos Aires, Argentina, local media there are reporting.
Though details are sparse, Terra Noticias reported Thursday that the woman's name is Maria Belen Shapur and she works for the international agribusiness firm Bunge y Born.
The newspaper, along with Buenos Aires Continental Radio, reported that she lives next to the Buenos Aires Zoo in a 14-story building. A witness described her as a beautiful brunette with big eyes who plays tennis on a nearby lawn and runs every morning in her neighborhood.
The witness told the radio station that Sanford arrived at the complex, alone, with a small sports bag last week and asked to go inside the building.
Sanford admitted Wednesday to having an affair over the last year and covering up a secret trip to visit his mistress last week. The admission rocked the South Carolina political scene and has also captured the attention of the Buenos Aires media, as the governor provided few details about his lover.
Terra Noticias reported that Belen speaks English, Portuguese and Chinese, and that the company she supposedly works for is massive, with 25,000 employees in more than 30 countries, including 1,000 in Argentina, according to a profile on the Bunge Limited Web site.
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We need a photo to conclude whether she is guilty....
A professional brunette? Has she studied at Brown University?
No doubt she is fine.
Maybe has some outstanding fine muscle control also?
you know the rulz.........
“A witness described her as a beautiful brunette with big eyes... “
Maria Belen Shapur sounds kind of Portuguese/Indian ~ could be she’s from Goa or was once married to an Indian guy or something?
she works for the international agribusiness firm Bunge y Born.
stories like this just write themselves..
Good thing we found this out before he got too far along and spoiled things for Republicans real late in the game...
Nice tan lines too, apparently.
It’s the babes fault I guarantee......
The Idiot should just got a divorce and then could have had his political life also.
Now that she’s known we should see some pictures by the end of the day.
This story would make a great Masterpiece Theatre production.
That makes sense—he probably met her originally on some sort of business junket (since SC has a lot of agriculture and she works in agribusiness).
I’m guesing she’s not like his wife or has 4 kids...
Where are the pics?????
Shapur is a Persian name (Several Sassanian Kings were named Shapur... it’s a male given name and also a family name).
“speaks several languages”
She’s a cunning linguist.
Sounds like Helen Thomas, right?
“Good thing we found this out before he got too far along and spoiled things for Republicans real late in the game...”
I’m sure its sheer coincidence.
I was wondering about that. Hmmmm.....
I guess it’s serendipity for the Republicans, huh? :-)
I got to know Fred’s wife who was a charming Korean Lady
I wonder how he met her. She was originally a “dear, dear friend.”
One has to assume that this wasn’t just a hook-up with some Internet chat-room “friend.”
I just feel badly for his wife. He told her he was going hiking in the Appalachians - even tossed a sleeping bag in his car as cover. “I just want to get away, honey. I’m even going to have my phone off.”
What a humiliating way to find out your husband has been cheating on you. Now all your trust seems like naive foolishness. She’s a brave woman.
...so I'm a might concerned about the Guv.
It’s ALSO one of the OTHER NAMES for GOA! The Sassinid kings are all dead ~ Fort Shapur is still there.
The use of the word “Professional” was VERY deliberate....Ya think???
So, she's a seed collector, I take it.
The MSM would rather Sanford’s picture to be in the news than Al Gore. This way they can sneak through their Cap and Trade legislation. Watch our right hand while we hold you down with our left hand.
Its my guess this was a hit job to pull him out of the next election. He is a maverick and the GOP does not like mavericks.
I thought THIS was Obama's squeeze
Probably outed by the Romney/Palin machine...
Details on Bunge y Born, for the curious. But a photo of the homebreaker would, I admit, be more interesting.
Poor lady. Has she screwed a Democrat she would remain safely anonymous. Alas...
I now know more about this woman and this affair in one day than I knew about Edwards and his Mistress after 2 years.
He has a wife that loved him enough to bear him four healthy and handsome sons and he goes and screws another woman, on fathers day no less.
Just once I would like to see one of these wives walk out from behind the podium and kick the guys gonads up to his throat, THEN say they will enter counseling.
HE is the homebreaker, not her.
News this morning said she had asked him to leave 2 weeks ago and that she’d known about it for about 5mo.
You said — Its my guess this was a hit job to pull him out of the next election. He is a maverick and the GOP does not like mavericks.
LOL... that’s kinda like a neighbor turning in the bank robber that lives next door to him. And someone else says, “He’s just doing it for the reward!”
My answer to that would be “Don’t rob banks and then your neighbor won’t be turning you in!”... :-)
Didn’t know that about India. It’s also however to this day a name common among Persians.
Well, I agree that he is to blame. But if two people have an adulterous affair, they share the blame.
Shapur is an Iranian name. Also, I think, Pakistani.
Is Maria Shapur married, anyone know?