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CT Exclusive: Dinesh D'Souza Denies Infidelity
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CT Exclusive: Dinesh D'Souza Denies Infidelity

Update: Dinesh D'Souza has resigned as president of The King's College. See our updated story here.

In an exclusive CT interview, Dinesh D'Souza denied allegations published in World magazine that he has been involved in an inappropriate relationship with a younger woman while still legally married to his wife.

D'Souza, the president of The King's College (TKC), told CT Wednesday afternoon that World's article "has every sign of being a vendetta."

In an article published Tuesday morning, World vice president Warren Cole Smith reported that D'Souza appeared publicly at a South Carolina conference in late September with Denise Odie Joseph II and "introduced her to at least three people as his fiancée."

The problem? D'Souza is still legally married to his decades-long wife, Dixie, though living separately for two years. According to Smith's report, D'Souza told conference organizer Alex McFarland that "he shared a room with his fiancée but said 'nothing happened.'"

But D'Souza, who is also a prominent author and filmmaker of the new political documentary 2016, said that quote is "pure fabrication."

"Warren Smith never even asked me about this," D'Souza said. "Something very bizarre is going on. Either Alex McFarland is lying or Warren Smith is lying."

Prior to D'Souza's arrival at TKC, both Smith and World magazine editor-in-chief Marvin Olasky were employed at the college. Olasky served as provost but resigned soon after D'Souza's selection as president.

"There is no question that there was a bitterness in Marvin's resignation," D'Souza said.

Smith ...

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