TODAY   |  March 28, 2013

Cate Edwards: I was ‘devastated’ about dad’s affair

In a preview of Savannah Guthrie’s exclusive interview with Cate Edwards, the eldest daughter of politician John Edwards and his late wife Elizabeth Edwards says she was “disappointed and devastated” when she learned of her father’s affair.

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>>> we've got an exclusive interview with kate edwards daughter of john edwards and his late wife elizabeth. we talked about a lot of things including her father's affair and i asked if he was the one that first told her about it.

>> yes, he told me. i guess he and my mom decided that was, you know, how it needed to be done. so, yeah, i was devastated and disappointed. these are my parents. i'd grown up with a lot of love in my family. and it was hard to see them go through this.

>> were you mad?

>> yeah. yeah. of course.

>> we talked to kate a lot about different issues including rielle hunter, her half sister and most importantly to kate , how she is carrying on her mother's legacy with the elizabeth edwards foundation. our full conversation tomorrow only on "today."