John Edwards reportedly 'suicidal' over prospect of going to prison

Silky pony, indeed.

'In early March, his legal team told him there was a strong chance he could be indicted, and John completely lost it.

'He cried his eyes out and said, "I won't go to jail. I'd kill myself first!"'

The former Democrat nominee for the second-highest office in the land is being investigated for using campaign funds to cover up his affair with Reille Hunter, and the investigation is also looking into the role that some of his supporters played in paying for the cover-up. Supporters like the late Fred Baron, whose estate still funds the Texas Democratic Party and the state's Shadow Party as well.