Hunter Biden explains his earlier relationship with brother Beau’s widow
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To the Hunter Biden, his previous relationship with Hallie Biden is “not difficult to explain.”
In a new interview for CBS Sunday Morning, President Joe BidenThe second-born son reflected on his romantic relationship with his former sister-in-law Hallie, who was married to his older brother Beau Biden for 13 years and shared two children together before Beau’s untimely death in 2015 after battling brain cancer.
In 2017 it was revealed that Hunter, who was married to his longtime wife and mother with three of his children, Kathleen Bidenbefore their split in 2015 – and Hallie dated after losing Beau. “Hallie and I are incredibly happy to have found the love and support we have for each other in such a difficult time,” Hunter said in a statement on page 6, “and that was for the people who love us most “Obviously we were very fortunate to have family and friends who supported us every step of the way.” Page 6 reported in April 2019 that the surprising couple had split up.
Hunter considered their relationship to headlines and told the CBS correspondent Tracy Smith, “I think people were confused and I understand that. I mean, I really do. It’s not difficult for me to explain.”
“It came from a really overwhelming grief we both shared,” he continued, “and we were together trying to do the right thing, and that grief turned into a hope for a love that might replace that what we’ve lost. “