Last week, Cynthia Shackelford, 60, filed a lawsuit against her husband’s jumpoff and a jury in North Carolina has ordered the mistress to pay $9 million smackaroos to her lover’s estranged wife.
Under centuries-old North Carolina case law, Shackelford sued her husband’s alleged mistress, Anne Lundquist, 49, for “alienation of affection,” charging that the woman broke up her 33-year marriage.
Last week, Shackelford won. A jury awarded her $5 million in compensatory damages and $4 million in punitive damages to be paid by Lundquist.
I’m just trying to send a message to other people that are like Anne Lundquist, that if they’re looking at somebody else’s husband that’s still living at home, that’s still sleeping in the marital bedroom, that still sleeping in the marital bed, to leave him alone.
Robin Roberts spoke with the wife on ABC news. Continue Reading…