Rachel Uchitel Blasts New York Post Over 9/11 Quotes


By Daniel Gates

Rachel Uchitel

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Rachel Uchitel is furious with comments attributed to her about the death of her fiancé, James Andrew O’Grady, in the September 11 attacks, which she says the New York Post took out of context. In the controversial Post piece, Uchitel is quoted as saying, “I believe Andy was meant to die because he was too good. I’m almost happy it ended the way it did because I’ve learned so many lessons from him. It would have been tragic if we got into fights and then divorced.”

The Post then has her saying that had O’Grady lived, “I would be a fat housewife with three kids in Sands Point, Long Island.” But Uchitel insists her words were taken completely out of context and their meaning twisted. “The people who wrote and edited that story should be fired,” she tells Gossip Cop. “This time is about remembering and honoring the victims of 9/11, and instead the NY Post wants to make a gossip column out of my words.”

Uchitel adds, “Yes, if 9/11 hadn’t taken place I’d be a housewife to Andy, married with children, and it would have been everything I’ve ever wanted,” blasting the Post for making it seem as though she were thankful he’d died. Uchitel is weighing her legal options against the newspaper.

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