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John Edwards is not engaged to Rielle Hunter, his rep told Us Weekly.

Earlier this week, the National Enquirer reported that the former presidential candidate and Hunter, his one-time mistress, were planning to marry.

Elizabeth Edwards leaves John out of will 

After meeting in February 2006, Edwards, 57, hired Hunter, 46, as a videographer for his campaign. The two carried on an extramarital affair and conceived daughter Frances Quinn in May 2007. The Enquirer broke the news of their affair and their baby in 2008.

Edwards and his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, separated in January 2010 after he admitted to fathering Quinn. Elizabeth Edwards died last month of breast cancer and left her husband out of her will.