By Joe Jordan and Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog
“I fell in love with the wrong guy,” Bellevue Dr. Theresa Hatcher tells Nebraska Watchdog.
Hatcher, a former member of the Bellevue City Council, says that guy is Rick Sheehy.
Sheehy resigned as lieutenant governor on Saturday. His phone records indicate Sheehy made numerous phone calls to Hatcher and other women during all hours of the day on his state cell phone in recent years.
Hatcher says she and Sheehy were romantically involved for nearly four years, until the summer of 2012.
In July 2012 Sheehy’s wife, Connie, filed for divorce after 28 years of marriage.
Hatcher said she told herself, “He’s getting a divorce. I’m in.”
But a short time later Hatcher says she heard rumors that Sheehy was having an affair with another woman.
As recently as a month ago Hatcher says Sheehy was telling her, “Oh those are just rumors. I’m living alone. I need time to think.”
Hatcher says her relationship with Sheehy is over and she doesn’t understand his latest relationship.
She also said, “I love Connie, she’s wonderful.”
Hatcher says she called Sheehy this morning to tell him to keep his chin up.
“He didn’t answer,” said Hatcher.
Sheehy has not responded to calls from Nebraska Watchdog either.
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