Friends of Melissa Cohen have been surprised that she married Hunter Biden — as a result of they mentioned she was in a long-term relationship with another person simply weeks earlier.
We’re instructed that South African magnificence began relationship Malibu actual property developer Rob Mendez on July 4, 2017, and that they have been residing collectively till April of this 12 months. After they cut up, the pair continued to “hang out” into May.
So when the information about her marriage ceremony to Biden broke, there was a flurry of emails between pals of the previous couple, sharing the story. “Wow,” mentioned one, “She just broke up with Rob!” They added, “So I’m quite shocked by this being so sudden after their breakup.”
Biden — the son of 2020 Democrat frontrunning, Joe Biden — was, till not too long ago, relationship his brother Beau’s widow, Hallie. Cohen was additionally beforehand married in 2011.
Cohen and Hunter married on June 16 after realizing one another for 10 days.
Reached for remark, Mendez instructed us, that it was “a very, very good relationship. The best I’ve ever had.”
He mentioned that Cohen had certainly been shut along with his three kids, 10, 11 and 13. “She actually turned our house around,” he mentioned, crediting Cohen with getting the household consuming nutritious meals to introducing a “properness” to the family.
He mentioned of her marriage to Biden, “She found love and she’s happy,” including, “She’s honest to God an amazing girl; extremely intelligent.”
He mentioned that they separated amicably as a result of “marriage and kids were in her future, but for me they just aren’t,” and since he wished to concentrate on his children earlier than they develop up and go away house.
Mendez says he has, “Nothing but love” for Cohen.