Former aide to Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin, and her now jailed husband, Anthony Weiner, have withdrawn their divorce case from a NY court. Instead, her attorney submitted a request, signed by both Abedin and Weiner, to end the pending divorce case.
"In order to ensure the proceedings have a minimal impact on their child, the parties have chose to finalize their divorce swiftly and privately", her attorney Charles Miller said.
Abedin filed for divorce last May just hours after Weiner, a former NY congressman, pleaded guilty to sexting with a minor, a crime for which he is now serving two years behind bars in a MA federal prison. The former politician reported to jail to begin his sentence in early November.
The couple has a 6-year-old son. "I am so deeply sorry for the harm I have done to her, and I live with the sorrow that I will never be able to fix that".
Ms Abedin stood by her husband after a graphic image sent from his Twitter account went public in June 2011, causing Weiner to step down from Congress.