Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner was reportedly in an online relationship with a 15-year-old girl last January, the Daily Mail reports. When reached for comment, Weiner did not deny the relationship but declined to address specifics, issuing a statement to the Daily Mail that said, in part: "I have repeatedly demonstrated terrible judgment about the people I have communicated with online and the things I have sent. I am filled with regret."
Weiner was apparently aware of the minor's age but still sent her shirtless photos of himself as well as sexually explicit messages, such as asking her to dress up as a "school girl" and participate in his "rape fantasies." The girl eventually grew uncomfortable with hiding the relationship and revealed it to her father and a teacher.
Weiner resigned from the House of Representatives in 2011 after accidentally posting sexual images to Twitter and admitting to sending sexual texts and images to "about six women." He later lost the 2013 New York City mayoral race after another woman claimed he'd sent her explicit photos. Weiner's most recent sexting scandal, in August, resulted in his wife Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, announcing the pair's separation.