Christine Keeler Dies: Showgirl At Center Of Profumo Sex Scandal Was 75..

Christine Keeler, the woman at the center of a 1960s love triangle between Minister of War John Profumo and a Soviet naval attache that produced Britain’s biggest political sex scandal, has died at the age of 75. Committing adultery with Profumo shocked socially conservative Britain in the early 1960s and created a furor which contributed to the resignation of then Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, Reuters reported. Revelations that Keeler was also romantically involved with a Soviet naval attache, Yevgeny Ivanov, turned a sex scandal into a political and diplomatic firestorm, titillated the nation and rocked the Conservative government of the time…

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