The Cape Cod estate of philanthropist Rachel “Bunny” Mellon has sold for $19.5 million. The approximately 26-acre waterfront compound on a private island called Oyster Harbors had been listed with an asking price of $28.7 million.
"Jurors told Judge Catherine Eagles they had reached a unanimous verdict only on Count 3 of the indictment. That charge pertains specifically to more than $700,000 in donations wealthy heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon gave Edwards to allegedly cover up an illicit affair and illegitimate child."
The grade-A dynamite evidence in the John Edwards trial, Exhibit 128, was a letter from the reclusive heiress Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, dated April 21, 2007, and addressed to Edwards’ body man/consigliere/sycophant Andrew Young. Mellon was incensed at a Politico scoop about her candidate billing a pricey haircut to his campaign.
At 101, Rachel Lowe Lambert Mellon, better known as Bunny Mellon, has lived most of her life outside the spotlight. That's pretty impressive for the widow of banking legend Paul Mellon, whose net worth is an estimated $400 million. But...Show More Summary
Another prosecution witness in the John Edwards trial may have just helped torpedo the prosecution. The lawyer for Rachel "Bunny" Mellon testified today that the billionaire heiress gave Edwards payments as gifts, not campaign contributions, MSNBC reports. Falsely labeled for furniture purchases, the checks were always intended to help Edwards...
The third week of the John Edwards conspiracy trial opened Monday with the librarian for wealthy heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon—who gave $725,000 to Edwards during his 2008 presidential campaign—testifying that the former candidate sent a letter to Mellon asking for another $3 million just weeks before his indictment. Tony Willis, the librarian, said Mellon asked [...]
In May 2011, just weeks before John Edwards was indicted for allegedly using $725,000 from an elderly heiress to hide his pregnant mistress, Edwards asked Rachel "Bunny" Mellon for an additional $3 million, her librarian testified today.
The lawyer for Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the billionaire heiress who bankrolled payments to support John Edwards' mistress, testified forcefully Monday that Mellon considered the payments to be gifts to Edwards, not campaign contributi...
Rachel Bunny Mellon’s interior designer, Bryan Huffman, testified in John Edwards‘ trial that the 101-year-old Listerine heiress had a school girl crush on Edwards. Huffman stated to jurors that Bunny felt “euphoric” whenever the former Democratic presidential candidate, now on trial for six felony charges related to illegal campaign contributions, came to visit and flirt [...]Show More Summary
Bryan Huffman, a friend of 101-year-old heiress Rachel Bunny Mellon who acted as a middleman in the payout to John Edwards’ mistress, testified as a witness that Mellon thought the whole ordeal was “foolish,” yet she was having a “wonderful time” while funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into the pockets of Edwards’ fling, campaign [...]Show More Summary
Rachel "Bunny" Mellon didn't just throw money at John Edwards because she liked his liberal platform. A close friend of the 101-year-old testified yesterday that the millionaire heiress had something of a crush on the senator, the New York Post reports. "She liked how he looked, what he espoused, and...
MICKEY KAUS: “It was illegal for John Edwards to get Rachel ‘Bunny’ Mellon to give many thousands to hide his mistress in order to help him become president–-but giving many thousands to fund a BS-y antipoverty institute that had exactly the same purpose is OK? … It seems to me this is the key legal [...]
Rachel Lowe Lambert Mellon, better known as Bunny Mellon, is the 101-year-old widow of banking legend Paul Mellon and one of the wealthiest women in the U.S. She has tried to live her life outside the public eye, but that hasn't always...Show More Summary
Earlier today Your Mama discussed at some length a substantial and very serious Washington, D.C. mansion once owned by the somewhat reclusive heiress and socialite Rachel Lambert Mellon—otherwise known as Bunny Mellon—and now owned by...Show More Summary
Rachel "Bunny" Lowe Lambert Lloyd Mellon, the 101-year-old widow of philanthropist, art collector, thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder and banking heir Paul Mellon, has listed her 27-acre estate at Antigua?s exclusive Mill Reef Club for $14.5 million via Christie?s International Real Estate. Show More Summary
The Mellon family has had a gorgeous estate in Antigua since the 1950s, and now Rachel "Bunny" Mellon (the 101 year old widow of banking legend Paul Mellon), has decided to sell it (h/t WSJ). The property boasts two masters suites overlooking...Show More Summary
The Ticket - A reclusive banking heiress who gave $725,000 to John Edwards that was used to conceal his affair with a former campaign aide is finally speaking out about the scandal. Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a 100-year-old billionaire who is among the richest people in America, has long insisted through her attorneys that she had no idea where [...]
Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the 100-year-old philanthropist caught up in John Edwards' legal troubles, told Newsweek that the Democrat "would have...
Just weeks before he was indicted for alleged federal campaign law violations, the disgraced John Edwards reportedly asked for millions from a former donor. Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a reclusive heiress, had given major financial support to Edwards in the past - support now central to the criminal case against him. Show More Summary
ABC News is reporting that a few weeks before John Edwards was charged in a six-count felony indictment for the misuse of campaign funds, the former Democratic presidential candidate met with banking heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon and requested money from her.