Maury Povitch Confesses: I Cheated On Connie!

TV’s Maury uses lie detectors, decoys and snitches to expose cheating love rats — and one person who would fail those tests would be the show’s host, Maury Povich!

That’s because the daytime veteran has admitted he two-timed wife Connie Chung before they were married.

“Maury has told friends that he cheated on Connie almost the entire time they dated!” an insider told

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According to the source, Povich — who’s hosted his TV show since 1991 — revealed that he was afraid to commit to Chung when his 17-year marriage to first wife Phyllis Minkoff hit the skids in 1979.

“Maury was still licking his wounds when he began dating Connie a few months later,” the insider said.

They’d been dating for several months when Povich’s divorce was finalized, but the father of two refused to stop seeing other women.

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“While he started to realize he loved Connie, Maury didn’t want to be tied down to one woman, and adopted a ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy for the next few years,” the source revealed.

“Finally, Connie became fed up. When she turned 38, she gave Maury an ultimatum: marry her — or else!” added the source.

It was only then that Povich knew he had to put his dating days behind him, according to the insider.

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The couple tied the knot in 1984 and later adopted a son. Today Povich — who turns 80 in January — and 72-year-old Emmy-winning newswoman Connie remain happily married.

“Now Maury swears that once he walked Connie down the aisle, his cheating days were behind him!” said the source.

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