Ex-girlfriend tells Hunter Biden grand jury about lavish spending

The grand jury reviewing evidence from Hunter Biden’s tax investigation heard nearly five hours of secret testimony from an ex-girlfriend furious at being dumped after urging him to quit drugs, The News has learned. Post.

Zoe Kestan, 28, appeared before the panel in Wilmington, Del. on Tuesday, a source familiar with her testimony said.

His turn on the witness stand came immediately after an appearance by the former stripper with whom Biden, 52, has a child out of wedlock, the source said.

Kestan – a lingerie and textile designer who uses the online pseudonym “weed slut 420” – was asked about Biden’s whereabouts and spending habits in 2018, when they were seen attending openings and at parties on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the source said.

Specific questions focused on the hotels Biden stayed in and whether Kestan knew where his money came from, the source said.

Zoe Kestan poses with Hunter Biden for a mirror selfie.

Kestan testified that he slept with Biden at high-priced hotspots, including the Four Seasons, Mercer, SIXTY SoHo and Soho Grand hotels in Manhattan and the Hollywood Roosevelt, NoMad and Jeremy West Hollywood in Los Angeles, the court said. source.

At one point, the source said, Kestan recalled a month-long stay at Los Angeles’ celebrity-friendly Chateau Marmont, the scene of the former ‘Saturday Night’ star’s fatal overdose. Live” John Belushi in 1982.

It’s also the place where Biden admitted to having “learned to cook crack” before being “blacklisted” for complaints related to his drug use during a period of five months in 2018, as the revealed her 2021 memoir, “Beautiful Things.”

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The Chateau Marmont hotel, also known as Biden’s lab for cooking crack.
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Zoe Kestan appeared before the panel in Wilmington, Delaware on Tuesday.

Kestan testified that Biden ordered him to withdraw “thousands of dollars at a time” from ATMs and gave him money to buy clothes, meals and other items, but said that she had no idea how he got the money, the source said.

Biden did not mention Kestan’s name in his memoir, but a 48-minute audio recording of the two was posted online in October.

The source of the recording is unclear and it appears to combine two conversations held at different times.

Kestan, who is around the same age as Biden’s oldest daughter, said in the recording that “one of my flaws, one of my evil sides, is that I like to talk about things like you because I like to show off. Duh.

“Do you think the night we had sex I wasn’t texting like three people were like, ‘I’m in bed with this amazing man?’ she says.

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Kestan believes she is responsible for Hunter Biden’s declared sobriety and his new career as a painter.

Federal agents tracked Kestan to her New York apartment and slapped her with a subpoena to testify before the grand jury, saying her name surfaced during their investigation, the source said.

Biden revealed that federal prosecutors in Delaware were “investigating my tax affairs” in December 2020 — about a month after his father, Joe Biden, was elected president but before he took office — and he told CBS News in April that he was “completely cooperative”, but denied seeking a plea deal.

Neither Biden’s attorney nor the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware returned requests for comment. Kestan declined to comment.

The investigation is said to concern Hunter Biden’s controversial overseas business dealings. Last month, a partial copy of a subpoena surfaced stating that JPMorgan Chase Bank had been ordered to turn over records related to any dealings involving it with the Bank of China.

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Lunden Alexis Roberts says a paternity test confirms Hunter Biden fathered his child.

Lunden Roberts – who successfully sued Hunter Biden over the paternity of his 3-year-old daughter – was pictured leaving the federal courthouse in Wilmington on Tuesday by the Daily Mail, which said he testified before the grand jury for several hours this morning.

Roberts declined to discuss his testimony behind closed doors, the Mail said.

The source familiar with Kestan’s testimony said Hunter Biden apparently impregnated Roberts shortly before meeting Kestan, whose 2018 birthday preceded the birth of Roberts’ daughter by two days, and that he did not impregnate him. never said anything about Roberts or their child.

In 2019, Page Six exclusively revealed that Roberts was a stripper at a Washington, D.C. club that Hunter Biden frequented during the time he was dating his late brother Beau’s widow, sister-in-law Hallie Biden.

In his memoir, Hunter Biden claimed to have “no recollection” of what he called his “encounter” with Roberts, saying, “I was a mess, but a mess I took responsibility for. »

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Hunter Biden arrives with his wife and child with gallery owner George Berges for the opening night of his painting exhibition.
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Kestan also felt “super crazy” when she found out Hunter Biden had married his second wife, Melissa Cohen, following a six-day whirlwind romance in May 2019, the source said.

Kestan believes she is responsible for Hunter Biden’s declared sobriety and his new career as a painter because she was “with him at the craziest time of his life” and told him that “art was a great way to see a hopeful future, rather than using drugs”. “, said the source.

Kestan also feels she has been ‘abandoned’ after a relationship in which Hunter Biden – whose son with Cohen, Beau Jr., turns 1 next month – was ‘adamant’ that she was using birth control, the source said.

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