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Bill Clinton phones Gennifer Flowers

February 21, 2008 |  2:15 pm

Gennifer Flowers blowing Larry King a kiss Some of you may remember the name Gennifer Flowers.

She's the alleged other woman from a previous presidential campaign, that of then-Gov. Bill Clinton. In 1992, Flowers publicly claimed to have had a 12-year affair with the politician, who then went on national TV sitting next to his supportive wife, Hillary Clinton, who's now in her own presidential campaign.

According to Flowers, she came home the other day, punched the Retrieve button on her answering machine and gasped as she heard the familiar voice of that same man, Bill Clinton.

It was, however, only one of those automated campaign phone calls and Bill just wanted to tell Gennifer how much he would really appreciate her support and to vote for his wife, who's ready to become president on "Day One."

"Now, it's funny," Flowers says in an interview on "Extra" tonight. "At the time it almost gave me a heart attack."

-- Andrew Malcolm

Associated Press photo by Michael Caulfield of Gennifer Flowers blowing Larry King a kiss during the taping of "Larry King Live" on Jan. 23, 1998, at CNN studios in Los Angeles.

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