Call Girl Linked To Spitzer Writes Column After New York Governor Eliot Spitzer was driven out of office because of a sex scandal, Slate magazine hired him to write a column. Now the woman whose tryst with Spitzer led to his resignation is following in his footsteps. The New York Post has hired Ashley Dupre, 24, to write a weekly advice column dealing with sex and relationships.
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Call Girl Linked To Spitzer Writes Column

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ARI SHAPIRO, host:

Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro. After New York Governor Eliot Spitzer was driven out of office in a sex scandal,�Slate Magazine hired Spitzer to write a column. Now the woman who brought Spitzer down is following in his footsteps. The former prostitute Ashley Dupre has an advice column on love and dating.

Ms. ASHLEY DUPRE (Columnist): I used to be on the front page of The New York Post. Now I'm writing for it.

SHAPIRO: That clip is from a video the New York Post produced to announce its latest journalistic endeavor.

It's MORNING EDITION.

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