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Nashville Mayor's Lawyer: There Are No Other Affairs

Nashville Mayor's Lawyer: There Are No Other Affairs
Posted at 2:01 PM, Feb 02, 2018

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's attorney insists she has not engaged in any other extramarital affairs.

Ever since Barry's admission of a two-year relationship with her police bodyguard, rumors had circulated in local political circles and on social media. Some news outlets, the mayor's attorney said, had been pursuing rumors of "inappropriate relationships with multiple Metro employees."

Barry's lawyer, former U.S. Attorney Jerry E. Martin, sent a letter Friday to various news organizations.

"The Mayor has been fully forthcoming about her relationship with Sgt. Rob Forrest," Martin wrote.

"There are no other inappropriate relationships, and any allegations or implications otherwise are patently false."

Martin said "Mayor Barry's primary concern is the impact such inaccurate reporting may have on innocent Metro employees and their families."

The lawyer threatens potential legal action "to protect the Mayor and these innocent employees."

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