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That “I left my husband and job for Martin Shkreli” story elides his history of harassing women

The unlikeliest Romeo

On Sunday, Elle magazine posted one of the strangest stories I’ve read all year, describing how business crime reporter Christie Smythe left behind her job and her husband to pursue a relationship with one of the men she covered on her beat.

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Donald Trump, Cover Boy; Martin Shkreli, Future Prison Inhabitant: Today in Tweets

See ya, pharmabro!

By David Futrelle

In today’s Tweet heap: Donald Trump makes the cover of Newsweek but would perhaps prefer that he hadn’t, Martin Shkreli is convicted, a man is attracted to his wife even though she isn’t skinny, and some beavers want to tell you a really funny joke.