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Jill and Joe Biden’s love story did not start when she was 15

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Facebook posts claim President Joe Biden and his wife Jill met when she was a teenager and he was in his thirties. This is false; according to Jill Biden and media reports they went on their first date in 1975 when she was 23 and he 32, both had previous marriages, and a photo offered as proof of their inappropriate age gap dates from 1976.

The US election campaign of 2020 saw Biden subjected to a flood of social media posts branding him a pedophile. The unsubstantiated allegations were and remain part of the QAnon conspiracy theory that claims a “deep state” is pursuing a vendetta against now former president Donald Trump, who Biden defeated in the November 3 election last year.

Other examples of the claim about Biden and his wife can be found here or here.

This is inaccurate on several counts.

Jill Biden, formerly Jill Tracy Jacobs, was born on June 3, 1951. Joe Biden was born on November 20, 1942. The US president is therefore eight-and-a-half years older than his wife, making the age difference mentioned in the claim impossible.

According to media reports — including a Vogue interview published in 2016 and a post from Jill Biden’s official Twitter account, here — Jill and Joe went on their first date in 1975. A New York Times article even specifies their love story started in March of that year. She was therefore almost 24 years old, Joe Biden was 32. The two married on June 17, 1977.

“Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr has said he first saw pictures of Jill Jacobs in March 1975 in an advertisement for a local park in Wilmington, Del,” the Times’ article says.

In an interview with CNN in 2012, the now-First Lady said she had previously briefly met her future husband at a social event “but we were in a crowd and it was at a fundraiser. So, then, I guess he saw my picture somewhere and he said ‘oh, now that’s the kind of girl I’d like to date,’ and I knew his brother, so his brother said ‘oh I know her,’” then giving Jill’s phone number to Joe.

Jill Biden’s ex-husband, Bill Stevenson, made allegations in 2020 that Jill and Joe had an affair while Stevenson and she were still married. “I introduced Joe to Jill in 1972. Right before the election, in ’72,” he claimed, and he first suspected an affair in 1974. Jill Biden denied the allegations.

Regardless of the veracity of the claim, Jill would not have been 15 in 1972 or 1974, but 21 and 23 respectively.

Neilia Hunter, the US president’s first wife, and their infant daughter Naomi died in a car accident in 1972, leaving the newly-elected US Senator a single father to two young sons, Beau and Hunter.

Jill Biden, herself, shared the picture on her Twitter account in August 2020, here.

But it dates from 1976, according to the caption of the photo credited to the Biden campaign. In the image, Jill Biden must have been 24 to 25 years old, and Joe Biden 33 to 34 years old. A photo from that same year used in a 2020 Philadelphia Inquirer article shows Jill Biden posing with Beau and Hunter, born in 1969 and 1970 respectively.

There is also no mention of Jill Biden babysitting for the Biden family, as claimed in the social media posts, in her White House biography.

While several women have accused Joe Biden of inappropriate behavior in the past, including one sexual assault, which Biden’s campaign team denied, there has never been any credible allegation of child abuse.

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Maria Sharapova Gives a Sarcastic Reply to Mardy Fish About Gifting Him a Porsche

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The Porsche Tennis Grand Prix 2021, popularly known as the WTA Stuttgart Open, will be taking place soon. Interestingly, Maria Sharapova is promoting the tournament since she is the brand ambassador of Porsche.

 

 

Hilarious as always, former tennis player Mardy Fish asked Maria Sharapova if he could get a Porsche from her on Twitter. Interestingly, the 5-time Grand Slam champion came up with a witty reply.

“Yes. I’d be happy to help you with the purchase,” said Sharapova sarcastically in response.

Sharapova didn’t deny Fish a Porsche but instead agreed to help him with the purchase. Some fans are even suspecting that Sharapova might gift a Porsche to her fellow countryman.

Sharapova has been working as the brand ambassador for Porsche since 2013. Thus, she often promotes its events across many social media platforms. She reminded the fans that even though the WTA Stuttgart Open 2021 is happening in the closed stadium this year, they can still watch it from the safety of their homes.

The tournament will begin on April 19, 2021, and will run till April 25, 2021.

Maria Sharapova at the WTA Stuttgart Open 2021
Sharapova has won the Stuttgart Open title three times in her career. Stunningly, she won the title for three consecutive years in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

In 2012, she led a tough campaign but managed to win the title by defeating Victoria Azarenka in the final. Next year, she thrashed Li Na to win her second back-to-back title. The final match against Caroline Wozniacki in 2014 was probably her toughest, where she made an incredible comeback after losing the first set to clinch her third title.

Only Martina Navratilova and Tracy Austin have won the title on more occasions than Sharapova. Navratilova won it six times while Austin won the initial four editions of the tournament. However, before 2006, the Porsche Grand Prix used to take place in Filderstadt instead of Stuttgart.

Fans got quite disappointed when Sharapova retired suddenly in 2020. They believe that she still has a lot of tennis left in her and can make a comeback. Will Sharapova return to the court?

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‘Suffered a lot’: Roger Federer’s startling confession about wife

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Roger Federer has opened up about wife Mirka in a revealing insight into the most famous WAG in world tennis.

 

 

Roger and Mirka are arguably the most-loved couple in tennis, with fans swooning over their relationship.

Mirka was a budding tennis player before meeting Roger at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, before a number of debilitating injuries forced her to retire.

“My wife Mirka has suffered a lot due to her physical problems,” Federer said in an interview with Ringier.

“Her career ended very early and I myself advised her to end that pain.

“I told her as if it were the simplest thing in the world.

“Looking back on it today, I get a weird feeling. I am still playing tournaments at 40 and I find it difficult to stop.”

Federer also revealed a funny anecdote about when Mirka called him in the middle of a match.

“She once phoned me while I was in the middle of a game,” he recalled.

“She had completely forgotten that I was playing.

“This is exactly what I like about her. When we are in a tournament, she is 100% involved, while at home she is free from all thoughts.”

Roger and Mirka have been married since 2009 and have two sets of twins together – Myla and Charlene and Leo and Lenny.

After retiring from tennis in 2002, Mirka went on to serve as Federer’s manager for a brief period before having children.

Mirka and the kids are often spotted courtside at Federer’s matches, cheering on the Swiss legend.

Meanwhile, Federer will almost certainly miss the Australian Open for the second year in a row, with the Swiss maestro said to be recovering slowly from a third knee surgery in 18 months.

Federer’s long-time coach Ivan Ljubicic has played down fears the tennis world has seen the last of the 20-times grand slam champion, who turned 40 in August.

Federer has played just 13 matches in 2021 and not one since suffering a straight-sets quarter-final loss to Hubert Hurkacz at Wimbledon in July.

The six-time Open champion’s latest four-month lay-off comes after he spent a year on the sidelines following his record-setting 15th semi-final appearance at Melbourne Park in 2020.

“Roger Federer is very unlikely to play the Australian Open,” Ljubicic told Sky Sport TV on Sunday.

“He is 40 and doesn’t recover as fast as before. But he wants to compete again and won’t retire all of a sudden.

“We will be able to see Roger again next year. I don’t know when exactly, but he is undergoing rehabilitation. He is recovering slowly, he is not in a hurry.”

The veteran superstar was still on crutches when he made a surprise appearance courtside at the Laver Cup in Boston in late September.

“Given that he was still on crutches, I doubt we’d see him here because he needs a longer prep to get ready for a grand slam than what he’s going to be able to have,” Australian doubles great turned commentator Todd Woodbridge told AAP.

Federer contested a record 21 successive Opens from 2000 to 2020 and boasts a remarkable 102-15 win-loss record at the tournament.

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EMINEM’S CONVICTED BURGLAR IS BACK ON THE PROWL BEATING DOWN SECURITY GUARDS

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Matthew David Hughes, the man who broke into homes looking for Eminem multiple times in an effort to kill him back in 2020, is once again in legal trouble.

Hughes was originally charged with first-degree home invasion and malicious destruction of property but pleaded no contest to second-degree home invasion in exchange for the former charges being dropped.

Hughes pleaded guilty in Macomb County Circuit Court on Monday (November 22) for failing to show up for his probation appointment on September 30. According to court records, he also pleaded not guilty to assaulting the security guard. Following his sentencing, his attorney Richard Glanda said he didn’t know where Hughes would be residing considering he was reportedly homeless upon being arrested.

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The man known to be Eminem’s stalker was originally sentenced to five years probation after serving 524 days in jail for breaking into the Detroit rap star Clinton Township house in April 2020 and threatening to kill him. Eminem allegedly woke up to Hughes towering over his bed and escorted him out of his house where a security guard restrained him until police arrived.

Hughes is currently being held in the county jail on $10,000 bond. He’s scheduled to be sentenced on December 15 for his parole violation.

Drake once had a similar stalking-related situation happen to him, when a knife-wielding woman was arrested in March for trying to break into his Toronto estate. She allegedly struck a security guard with a metal pipe when trying to gain access to the property.

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