Christian Republican Governor, Now Senator, Mark Sanford Shuts Down Marriage Engagement to Other Woman

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was engaged to his longtime Argentine girlfriend, Maria Belen Chapur.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was engaged to his longtime Argentine girlfriend, Maria Belen Chapur.

Is this the quintessential TMI Facebook post?

Rep. Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor known for having an extramarital affair while his staff claimed he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, wrote in a 2,300-word Facebook post Friday that he and his Argentine fiancée have broken up.

The congressman says the strains between him and his ex-wife have complicated his relationship with his three children, as well as his relationship with fiancée Maria Belen Chapur.

Sanford and Chapur got engaged in August 2012, a few years after he publicly admitted that he had been cheating on his wife.

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SOURCE: CNN
Ashley Killough