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Former Lousiana Gov., 86-year-old Edwin Edwards and 35-year-old wife Trina to star in new reality series

Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards and his wife

Former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina Scott Edwards attend a luncheon for a Council For a Better Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La. (Dec. 12, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

NEW ORLEANS - Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards returns to the spotlight with the premier of "The Governor's Wife," a reality television series that puts his romance with wife Trina Scott Grimes out there for all to see.

The series follows the decision of 86-year-old Edwin and 35-year-old Trina to get pregnant and ends with son Eli's birth.

Trina Edwards said the series shows how their unconventional blended family interacts. The cast also includes Edwards' two grown daughters. Trina's two teenage sons from a previous marriage participate, too.

Edwards served four terms as governor in the 1970s, '80s and '90s. He married Trina in 2011, shortly after his release from federal prison. He served more than eight years for his role in a bribery and extortion scheme.

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