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.
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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.