Chip Johnson just sounds like the name of a public official whose naked photos would be passed around town. Johnson, the mayor of Hernando, Mississippi, had a photograph of himself in the shower widely disseminated after a former flame sent it to the city’s aldermen.
Yesterday, he told The Clarion-Ledger that he had sent the steamy shower pic (get it?!) last year to an adult woman who was fully consenting in the relationship. After saying it was “hurtful” to have his trust violated, he told the local paper that he was seeking legal advice.
Then, he said this:
I made a personal misstep and I’m not going to allow it to affect my job. The people have asked me to do this job and I’m sitting at my desk right now.
WMC Action News reported that he is currently getting a divorce. They reached out to the woman who distributed the photo under the subject line “your mayor,” but she didn’t want to speak.
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