(Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times) Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa acknowledged he's in a relationship with Telemundo TV news anchorwoman Mirthala Salinas (above, left).
The revelation comes a month after he announced he was separating from his wife. Actor Tom Hanks had a great line in the movie "A League of Their Own." Playing the crusty manager of a women's baseball team, he berates one member into tears and shouts: "There's no crying!
By late afternoon, the Channel 52 anchor had issued her own confirmation."I first got to know the mayor at a professional level, where we went on to become friends," she said.
(Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images) (2009 Getty Images) Rumors are swirling that Eva Longoria has a new admirer and it's none other than Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.Villaraigosa is unable to run for a third term in 2013 due to term limits.Before being elected to public office, Villaraigosa was a labor organizer.Villaraigosa's wife, Corina Villaraigosa, filed for divorce in June 2007, citing "irreconcilable differences." She made the move to end their 20-year marriage after Villaraigosa publicly accepted responsibility for their separation, saying he felt a "personal sense of failure." At the time, the announcement capped months of speculation about the status of their marriage.After the divorce announcement, The Times reported that Villaraigosa had been dating former Telemundo anchor Mirthala Salinas and traced their relationship back at least 18 months.