Thursday, March 20, 2008

Secret life of the governor’s girl

IT’S the sort of telephone call every mother dreads. “Hi, mom. I’m a prostitute ...”

And so it was for 46-year-old Carolyn Capalbo, whose daughter, Ashley, was this week unmasked as “Kristen”, the call- girl who brought down New York Governor Eliot Spitzer.

Capalbo told the New York Times that she was “shell- shocked” when her daughter called to tell her she had been working as an escort and was in trouble with the law.

“She is a very bright girl who can handle someone like the governor,” she said. “But she is also a 22-year-old, not a 32-year- old or a 42-year-old, and she got involved in something much larger than her.”

By Andrew Donaldson for The Go here for the rest of this popular story.

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