Gilberte "Jill" Khawam Kelley (born June 3, 1975) is a Lebanese-American socialite in Tampa, Florida, who became a key figure in the 2012 United States government investigation into inappropriate communications by top U.S. generals D/CIA David Petraeus and ISAF Commander John R. Allen.
Video on NBCNews.com: JillKelley, the Tampa woman at the center of the scandal that brought down David Petraeus, reportedly had connections that went beyond the social and military elite of Tampa. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.
Video on NBCNews.com: The woman who triggered the investigation that led to the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus threw lavish parties for top military brass – and also racked up debt. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports.
In May 2012, JillKelley of Tampa complained to an FBI investigator of being sent harassing emails by an anonymous woman. This set off a chain of events that eventually led to the resignation of the Director of the CIA, David Petraeus in 2012.
Another person who knows Kelley and David Petraeus confirmed their friendship and said she saw him often, according to The Associated Press Sunday, November 11, 2012, 3:04 PM A senior U.S. military official says the author who had an affair with David Petraeus sent harassing emails to a woman who was the State Department's liaison…
JillKelley's involvement in the Petraeus and Allen scandals gets stranger by the day. Here are the top 10 oddest facts, relevant or not, dug up by the national media about this socialite-turned-whistle-blower.