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Drew Peterson: One Classy Guy

By Marcus Gilmer in News on May 16, 2008 5:05PM

2008_05_drew.jpgControversial ex-husband Drew Peterson is back in the news thanks to a woman who has yet to have the term "mysterious circumstances" applied to her. The new lady in Peterson's life, a 22-year-old Benet Academy graduate, is unconcerned with those pesky "homicide" accusations that follow Sir Drew wherever he goes. "They're like, 'We're 100 percent positive he killed them. His family thinks he killed them. You're going to be next. And I'm like, 'Then why isn't he in jail?'" Touché, miss.

The two met through a mutual friend who frequents the tanning salon where the unnamed woman works. While she admits spending the night at Peterson's house, she has played the "nothing physical happened" card. Ever the gentleman, Peterson responded, "Never 'nothing' physical." Well played, Drew. Well played. One person who does not approve of the relationship (we can't imagine why) is the woman's mother: "My mom called the police." The woman defends Peterson, calling him a "nice guy." The relationship, however, is not without its drawbacks. In response to some of the guff she's taken for her new gentleman caller, the beleaguered woman said, "It sucks, because I'm not a hooker." [Naperville Sun]