The FBI's investigation into emails on Weiner's computer was announced days before voters went to the polls, and possibly impacted the result.
But she could not have known how his twisted sexuality would affect her own life - and the life of the woman she dedicated herself to.
At the time, Abedin said in a statement, "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband.
Anthony and I remain devoted to doing what is best for our son, who is the light of our life.
The news came just hours after Weiner surrendered to the feds and struck a plea deal ...
which will most likely have him doing serious prison time.
Hillary Clinton’s aide Huma Abedin has filed for divorce from husband Anthony Weiner after seven years of marriage.
Abedin filed in New York, asking the court to seal the divorce case, according to the New York Post.
“Huma has been working hard on her relationship with Anthony,” said a source close to the Abedin family. If there is a disagreement, he goes to his mother’s apartment in Brooklyn.
“He has been spending 80 to 90 percent of his time at the [Irving Place apartment] they share . Both [his and her] families are hoping they will reconcile.” Another source tells the paper that the split was due to pressure from Hillary's camp to dump him when she was running for president.
To put into perspective how insane it is that Huma keeps taking Weiner back, here is a brief history of the former congressman disrespecting his wife: May 2011—he accidentally tweets out a photo of his erect penis in boxer briefs that he apparently meant to send privately to a college student.
Anthony Weiner, a move she made prior to Weiner pleading guilty Friday to transferring obscene material to a minor, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
At the hearing Friday, Weiner accepted responsibility for his conduct.During this difficult time, I ask for respect for our privacy.” The divorce news comes on the same day that Weiner pleaded guilty to sexting a minor.