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Jan 4, 2013 12:25 PM by A & E

Former Louisiana governor goes from prison to reality show

A colorful four-term Louisiana governor has landed a docu-series on A&E.

The Governor's Wife will star 85-year-old Edwin Edwards and his 34-year-old wife, Trina, along with several of their children from previous marriages. Edwards served four times as Louisiana's governor over the course of three decades, and also served eight years in federal prison for crimes committed while he was in office. In 2001, Edwards was convicted on bribery and extortion charges. He became pen pals with Trina during his prison stint and they married after his release last year.

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