She also said in an interview at the Aspen Institute that Petraeus was "quite a physical specimen." During a talk at the Aspen Institute in July about the military, author Paula Broadwell said Petraeus loved to work out and made physical fitness a priority.
She also said her access to Petraeus and classified information created "a clear line" she couldn't cross as a journalist.
Petraeus, who has resigned as CIA director, acknowledged the affair in a letter to agency employees.
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