Weiner Says “Carlos Danger” Was an Inside Joke

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Anthony Weiner used a rather unusual nickname for his illicit online exchanges with at least one woman. According to Fox News Latino, the New York City mayoral candidate called himself “Carlos Danger.”

We’re not sure how he landed a name like that, or why the first name was Carlos, but Weiner shared some form of an explanation during a recent interview with Univision. The 48-year-old said “Carlos Danger” stemmed from an inside joke between himself and his sexting partner, a woman named Sydney Leathers from Indiana.

“It was a joke in my personal life between me and one person. I’m not going to comment on anything about the information that that person has chosen to release,” Weiner said. “They can do whatever they want, try to harm me in any way that they want. I’m moving forward.”

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