Spitzer, who infamously rendezvoused with call girl Ashley Dupre at a Washington hotel, was never charged in the prostitution scandal that drove him out of New York State’s highest office.
“I love that he’s Hawaiian, an amazing father, business entrepreneur and we have many similarities,” she said. I’m a lucky woman.” The pair were spotted out grabbing a romantic lunch together in Los Angeles on Wednesday, February 28.
She was a no-show on the campaign trail during his comeback attempt, but did gather petition signatures for her husband at one point.Smith, a veteran Democratic operative who led the “rapid response” team for President Obama’s 2012 campaign, worked as a spokeswoman for Spitzer in the primary election for city controller that he lost in September.Two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed her romantic involvement with the ex-Love Gov, painted by hookers as a law-and-order hypocrite who left his knee-high black socks on in the sack. It was unclear when exactly the relationship between the 54-year-old politician and the leggy, sharply dressed PR pro began. That is unbelievable.” Smith has been believed to be a front-runner for the job of de Blasio’s press secretary.The couple have been living apart for several months as rumors have swirled that she plans to divorce him.Spitzer, the Democratic son of a wealthy real estate developer, has been camped out at 800 Fifth Ave., a building that belongs to his father.“Lis Smith is a friend of Eliot’s, and he holds her in high regard,” Lisa Linden, a longtime Spitzer spokeswoman, said Sunday. Spitzer campaign sources said Smith was a model of professionalism while working for the last-minute controller candidate. “Lis Smith is widely respected for her professionalism, toughness, and smarts,” said a friend of Smith.