Colin Powell Denies He Had an Affair With a Romanian Politician

Personal emails were posted by a hacker


Colin Powell is denying that he had an affair with a female Romanian politician after a hacker posted a series of personal emails sent between the two for a period of several years.

In a statement to the website The Smoking Gun, which was confirmed by ABC News, Powell acknowledges that his correspondences with Corina Cretu, 46, became "of a very personal nature" over the course of 10 years.