24/07/2013 11:28 BST

Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal: Eight UK Spouses Who Stuck By Cheating Politicians

US politician Anthony Weiner is at it again, admitting having texted an explicit photo of himself to a woman.

It's two years since the New York mayoral candidate quit Congress after a similar scandal.

But his wife, former Clinton adviser Huma Abedin, is sticking by him.

Through "a lot of work and a lot of therapy" she had decided to stay in the marriage, the BBC reported.

In scenes compared to hit US TV show The Good Wife, she said: "I love him, I forgive him, and I believe in him.

"And as we have said from the beginning, we are moving forward."

Would such a display of loyalty towards a shamed politician ever happen on this side of the Atlantic?

You bet. Here are eight British Good Wives:

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