Eliot and Silda Wall Spitzer Are Finally Getting Divorced

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer addresses the media with his wife Silda Wall at his office in New York, on March 12, 2008 to announce that he will resign from office after revelations that he had been a client of a prostitution ring. The resignation will take effect on March 17. Lieutenant Governor David Paterson will then take the office of governor. Photo: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

In a joint Christmas Eve statement, the former New York governor and the woman who very generously stood next to him as he resigned over a prostitution scandal confirmed what everyone already knew: "We regret that our marital relationship has come to an end and we have agreed not to make any other public statement on this subject." That left Spitzer officially free to spend Christmas with his new girlfriend, Bill de Blasio's spokeswoman Lis Smith.