High (In)Fidelity: Famous Cheaters

The most scandalized men – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse James, John Edwards and more – who strayed

  • JIM BAKKER photo | Jim Bakker, Tammy Faye Messner

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Updated: Tuesday May 17, 2011 | 01:40 PM EDT By: Janet Mock & Cara Lynn Shultz


A 1987 tryst with church secretary Jessica Hahn destroyed the multimillion-dollar Praise the Lord ministry built by evangelist Bakker and wife Tammy Faye, but their marriage survived – for five more years. Still, her decision to divorce Bakker wasn't without its own scandal: Tammy Faye was linked to her husband's (married) pal Roe Messner at the time of the split, and the two would later wed.