'The Governor's Wife': Ex-con Edwin Edwards 50 years older than prison pen pal wife Trina

October 25, 2013 8:32 PM

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'The Governor's Wife': Ex-con Edwin Edwards 50 years older than prison pen pal wife Trina

Prison pen pals turned lovers, Edwin and Trina Edwards are the stars of A&E’s new reality show ‘The Governor’s Wife.’ The 86-year-old three-time former Louisiana governor and ex-con stopped by the Fox411 studios with his 35-year-old wife and their 3-month old son.

The 50-year age gap is not the strangest part in the Edward’s unusual love story. The pair actually met while Edwin was serving time on racketeering charges. Trina, who was in school at the time, picked up a copy of Leo Honeycutt’s biography of the former governor and became fascinated with her futu...

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