Linda Tripp, famously known as the whistleblower in the sex scandal between former President Bill Clinton and White House intern Monica Lewinsky, has died at age 70.
The Daily Mail first reported her passing Wednesday.
"My mommy is leaving this earth. I don’t know myself if I can survive this heartache," Foley said in the message, as reported by the New York Post. "Please pray for a painless process for the strongest woman I will ever know in my entire lifetime." Tripp's son-in-law Thomas Foley simply told the Post: "It’s a family situation."
Linda Tripp’s secret conversations with Lewinsky led to Clinton’s impeachment in 1998.