Marco Rubio may now be DC's newest studly senator, but back when he was a freshman at Miami Senior High School he was an "acne ridden boy with braces and knobby knees" who turned his stalking-like courting habits into a relationship with a nice young girl. Well, Rubio's ex-sweetheart is dishing on the relationship.
Michele Mallet details the relationship on the In Love & War blog. She doesn't mention that boy by name, but does says he played football and is now a U.S. Senator. There's only one US Senator who played football at South Miami, and that's Rubio.
As my Freshman year began I noticed that this one acne-ridden boy with braces and knobby knees always smiling and saying "hello" to me while passing me on the stairs or in the halls between classes. I was not interested romantically in him and continued to vaguely smile back and go about my way. While on the football field during practice I noticed that same boy again. Oh no, he's #46 on the defensive team. But my attitude of indifference towards him would soon change because this boy was not like any other boy, he was by far the most persistent boy I had ever met. He began to find me everywhere I would be and started seeking out my affections with his sense of humor and outgoing demeanor and he did so for months before I could not resist his geeky charm.Ah, so Rubio a sort of creepily persistent, pimple-ridden geek? Aside from the football, he almost sounds like Neil Goldman from Family Guy.
Sadly, the relationship turned sour when jealousy consumed young Mallet. Why did she think anyone else would want a pimply little geek knobby knees?
Anyway, Mallet is now happily married. Rubio of course managed to get hitched to a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader.