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Ilhan Omar had ‘Britney Spears-style meltdown’ after first marriage ended

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar addresses feverish hypothesis over her messy private life in a brand new autobiography the place she describes a “Britney Spears-style meltdown” after leaving her first husband, which included shaving her head and eloping with a person she says she barely knew.

In her memoir, “This Is What America Appears to be like Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman,” the far-left Democrat additionally claims {that a} years-long rumor that she married her brother so he might get US citizenship is a part of a smear marketing campaign by the Somali group.

The 37-year-old has been dogged for years by a persistent rumor that her second husband, a mysterious British citizen named Ahmed Elmi, was in reality her brother and that she remained together with her first husband and father of her three kids, Ahmed Hirsi, the whole time.

The story was corroborated by not less than one household buddy who advised The Submit final yr that the trio lived underneath the identical roof and that Elmi was launched at Somali gatherings as Omar’s brother. Data additionally point out the pair lived in the identical home.

The FBI is now reviewing the unproven claims that the congresswoman dedicated immigration fraud.

In her e book, Omar tells a really totally different model of occasions and glosses over this mysterious second husband who she claims she eloped with.

“I had a Britney Spears-style meltdown, I not solely eloped with a person — whom I spent so little time with that I wouldn’t even make him a footnote in my story if it weren’t for the truth that this occasion become the principle headline in a while — however I shaved my head,” the progressive lawmaker wrote, based on a Every day Mail report.

“Sure, just like the beleaguered pop star, who shaved her head in 2007, I took clippers to my very own head. Too many complications, too little sleep — I had to flee myself, my relationships, my hair,” she continued.

“The distinction between Britney and me is that I wore a hijab, so no one knew what I had completed — besides my kids who have been very shocked. “Mommy appears like me,” Adnan [Omar’s son] declared. And he was proper, I did appear like a bit boy.”

The mom-of-three claimed that the rumor was initially positioned on a Somali group board as a result of she refused to “kiss the ring” and mentioned it unleashed “a torrent of hypothesis and conspiracies that comply with me to this present day.”

“As an alternative of celebrating the first black Muslim lady elected to a state legislature in america, some individuals in my very own group continued to work towards it,” she wrote, per the Mail report.

“They refused to simply accept me as a result of I wouldn’t kiss the ring. The supply of the details about my temporary previous relationship was the work of individuals attempting to protect their energy construction,” she continued.

“It didn’t work. Regardless of all their efforts, I stored rising. Mockingly, I don’t know if I’d have the widespread assist I do right this moment if I hadn’t been messed with as a lot as I’ve. Affect and enemies go hand in hand.”

Omar, who together with firebrand democratic socialist New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a member of what the freshmen congresswomen name “The Squad,”  married her marketing campaign finance supervisor, Tim Mynett, in March after The Submit completely revealed allegations the 2 have been having an affair in August.

The Democratic rising star has been slapped with a number of marketing campaign finance complaints after her new husband and then-lover acquired greater than $370,000 from her marketing campaign.

Omar filed for divorce from husband Ahmed Hirsi two months later.

Omar initially denied the break up, however one supply within the Minneapolis Somali group mentioned the pair broke up months earlier than and claimed Omar was privately lobbying Hirsi to divorce her.

Hirsi, who reportedly realized of his spouse’s affair after he walked in on Omar and Mynett in her DC crib, himself remarried simply 37 days after the divorce was finalized in November.

Omar makes no point out of Mynett, her third husband, within the memoir.

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