The trial of John Edwards is over. But the courtroom drama lives on, in the question of whether or not an alternate juror was flirting with John Edwards.
During the trial, the alternate jurors were brought in with the rest of the jury for instructions, but raised eyebrows with their color-coordinated outfits (yellow one day, red the next)—and one juror's seeming flirtation with the defendant.
That person, Denise Speight, described by ABC News as an "attractive young woman," denied any hanky-panky.
But some reporters picked up on some undeniable energy between the former senator and the alternate. ABC News noticed the dynamic in its report.
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Since the alternates were identified last Thursday, it has been impossible to ignore the dynamic between Edwards and one of the female alternates, an attractive young woman with jet-black hair, who seems to have been flirting with Edwards for days.
The juror clearly instigated the exchanges. She smiles at him. He smiles politely back at her.