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Peterson Redux: Father of the Bride Concerned

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Dec 18, 2008 6:40PM

2008_12_17_drew.jpgYesterday we were hardly surprised that Drew Peterson has found his future ex-wife no. 5. And today we are even less surprised to find out that his fiance’s father is less than thrilled. He told the Sun-times:

"I said, 'You need to take that back. If you don't want to, I will,' " said Ernie Raines, 53. "I said, why would you want to marry someone like that anyway? He's my age for Christ's sake."
The “lucky” lady is reportedly Christina Raines, a 23-year-old waitress and apparently, she is the one who popped the question.

The family of Peterson’s missing fourth wife, Stacy is not very happy about it either and thinks he may have made it all up. "We're just playing into his publicity stunt," said the family’s spokesperson Pam Bosco. "We know nothing about this woman, we don't know if she exists...If it was from something very private and special, it would have been kept that way."

Check out the Southtown Star for a great round-up of Peterson’s “roster of romance” over the years.