Marjorie Taylor Greene 'openly cheated' on her husband Perry of 25 years
Controversial conspiracy congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene cheated on her husband with a polyamorous tantric sex guru. Then after ending her affair with him, the mom-of-three moved on to a gym manager behind her husband's back. But despite the tawdry flings, Taylor Greene stuck with her husband Perry as she made her unlikely rise that has turned her into the most talked-about Republican in Washington, D.C. Neither man denied the affairs when approached.
Craig Ivey, the tantric sex practitioner, said: 'I will not respond to anything about this,' while the other man, Justin Tway, said: 'I have no interest in talking about anything to do with that woman. Everything with her comes to no good.'
But others say the new representative from Georgia's 14th Congressional District was brazen about her affairs which she carried on a decade ago while working in gyms in Alpharetta, Georgia, some 35 miles north of Atlanta.
'It wasn't a secret. Everyone who moved in her circles knew about both the affairs,' one man who worked closely with Taylor Greene told DailyMail.com.
And her boss, billionaire's grandson Jim Chambers, added: 'She socialized a lot with us. I remember one particular pool party where she was lying draped over Craig's lap drinking a beer.
'She was quite open about it,' he added. 'We all thought her marriage was falling apart.
'But then I took my son to her son's birthday party and things seemed totally normal between her and her husband - even if they were a little lukewarm.'
In response to DailyMail.com's request for comment, Taylor Greene called the story ‘ridiculous tabloid garbage spread by an avowed Communist,’ and ‘another attempt to smear my name because I’m the biggest threat to the Democrats’ Socialist agenda.’
Her attorney L. Lin Wood, has previously said that an article about the allegations published by the New Yorker magazine was 'intended to smear her with false accusations, half-truths, misrepresentations, out-of-context statements, and agenda driven lies.'
Taylor Greene, 46, has become notorious since being elected to Congress. She calls herself a 'strong conservative Christian,' who planned to take her 'family values' to Washington.
But she has been slammed for her belief in conspiracies linked to the group QAnon which claims former president Donald Trump was sent by God to oust Democrats who are involved in a nationwide ring that traffics, abuses, kills and even eats children.
She has also said that the Parkland and Sandy Hook school shootings were 'false flag' operations aimed at tightening gun control, harassed Parkland survivor David Hogg on the streets and questioned whether the September 11 terrorist attacks were real.
Congress voted last week to remove her from her committee assignments due to her outrageous beliefs and actions.
Rumors of Taylor Greene's affairs have been around since she hit the headlines in the summer by winning the Republican primary for her seat, which covers a wide swath of rural north west Georgia.
Chambers even tweeted out at the time: '@mtgreenee so when you worked for me at CrossFit Alpharetta in 2012, the extramarital affairs you had with Justin and Craig, those were Jesus-approved, right?'
He then added: 'I would never choose to doc someone's infidelities...unless they're this person,' and linked to a Marjorie Taylor Greene for Congress page.
A New Yorker profile of her said a reporter had seen texts in which Taylor Greene admitted sleeping with one man outside her marriage.
Chambers, whose grandmother Anne Cox Chambers was the richest person in Georgia until she died last year, bought two gyms in the early 2010s.
He really only wanted one in downtown Atlanta, but the previous owner insisted on selling the Alpharetta gym as part of a package. That is where Taylor Greene was already working.
'She was part of the staff I inherited,' Chambers, 36, told DailyMail.com. 'She wasn't someone who needed a paycheck. She was working as a trade - she got free membership and access and the opportunity to learn the business.'
Soon it became apparent that she and Craig Ivey had started an affair.
'I know about it because I was a member of the gym,' said one man who asked not to be identified. 'Certainly she was screwing around.'
'Guys talk and I know there was definitely sex involved. People don't make up stuff like that. They were spending a lot of time together, turning up at the gym in the same car.
'When I would suggest going out, Craig would say he had things to do with Marjorie.'
Soon after, Chambers brought in a new manager for his Alpharetta gym. Justin Tway moved to Georgia from Colorado, to take over with the understanding that he might end up buying it and taking it off Chambers's hands.
Taylor Greene soon set her sights on him, said both Chambers and the second source.
'This seemed much more serious than the affair with Craig,' said Chambers. 'That was more of a flirty thing. But with Justin she seemed to have designs on a more long-term relationship.
'My impression is that she knew he might take over the gym and she wanted to be there right alongside him.'
Eventually Taylor Greene did buy another gym in Alpharetta.
The second source said: 'With Marjorie it always seemed to be a power thing. If anyone was a leader or in a position of power, she would gravitate to them, and that is what it was like with Justin.'
Chambers - whose liberal politics are as opposed to Taylor Greene's views as they could possibly be - said he thought she even might have had designs on him as he was going through a divorce at the time. But he insists nothing happened between them.
The second source added: 'I don't know whether she was after Jim, you'd have to ask him that one.'
'What I do know is that she was a lot different then to what she is now. I worked out with her a lot and she certainly wasn't saying the insane things she is now. If she had been, I would have had nothing to do with her.'
Since his affair with Taylor Greene, Ivey, 42, has moved to Washington State. He worked in at least two CrossFit gyms in Seattle and has now set up a gladiator bootcamp called The Ludus.
He participates in reenactments of medieval battles and teaches sword fighting. Ivey's profile picture on his Facebook page shows him standing stark naked by a waterfall.
On Instagram he calls himself The Tantric Warrior, describing himself as 'Living a warrior lifestyle while finding tantric love.'
Medical News Today defines tantric sex as a 'slow, meditative form of sex where the end goal is not orgasm but enjoying the sexual journey and sensations of the body.'
Ivey is currently living in a trailer in Renton, Washington, but along with a girlfriend and another couple, he has bought a house in Buckley, an hour south of Seattle, which he says he wants to turn into a polyamorous commune.
When approached, Ivey said: 'I have made myself very clear, I will not respond to anything about this again.'
He also threatened to call the police on a reporter. 'Please stay away from me and anyone connected with my life,' he said in a text message.
Tway, also 42, still lives in Alpharetta with his wife Sherrie, whom he met long after his affair with Taylor Greene had ended. The couple run a gym in the city, often taking their 'gym pups', Briggs and Salo, along with them.
Taylor Greene and her husband along with their three children, Lauren, Taylor and Derek, moved from Alpharetta last year when they bought a $610,000 home in Rome, Georgia, so she could live inside her congressional district.
They still own their previous house in Alpharetta, where Perry runs a construction and renovation company that was founded by Marjorie's father.
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