Yesha Callahan Writes First, Last Blog Post on the Craigslist Congressman
Breaking her silence after her anonymity was lost via the Washington Post, 34-year-old Maryland mother Yesha Callahan has the final word on her role in the sex-less D.C. "sex scandal" involving Rep. Christopher Lee (R-NY), his sudden resignation and the barechested cellphone photo he emailed her.
Lee suddenly resigned after a picture he sent Callahan through a Craigslist ad she posted became public through the blog Gawker. Callahan and Lee never met, never went on a date and only exchanged a few flirty emails, but those emails grew into a larger story amid rumors of improper behavior by the married Congressman.
Lee resigned three hours after the story broke.
On her personal blog "Fly Black Chick," Callahan explained her motives and how she feels about the outcome...
Since all anonymity is lost, and I’m the “bad” guy, might as well say my piece on my own site. Sure, I received photos, yes I sent them to Gawker. It’s nothing that I haven’t said to Gawker, The Loop 21 or The Washington Post, whom apparently received an anonymous tip from someone that gave them my name. So no, I didn’t reach out to The Washington Post to “give” them my story. They were the first to find my name and the reporter actually was pretty easy going about it. Thank you Lonnae.
Sure, I’m the bad woman.
Some even say I enticed him into sending me photo. Excuse me for not realizing “Do you have something that doesn’t look like a JCPenney Ad” is considered enticing nowadays. Maybe I’ll use it more often. Maybe it’ll keep me off of Craigslist. Maybe it’ll yield me a financially & emotionally stable man. I mean anything is possible right?