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Paul Ryan's Black Ex

I'm a Democrat ...

But I'm STILL a Ryan Fan

8/31/2012 8:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Paul Ryan's ex-girlfriend Deneeta Pope
Paul Ryan
's college sweetheart -- who happens to be black -- says she's a full-fledged Barack Obama supporter ... but she still can't help but cheer for the GOP's Vice Presidential candidate.

In case you didn't know ... Ryan has claimed he experienced racism because his sister-in-law is black ... and his own college girlfriend was black too.

Now, Ryan's 40-year-old college gf is speaking out -- her name's Deneeta Pope, and she tells the Daily Mail, "I am indeed a Democrat. That’s no secret. But although I have a different political association to Paul, I support him and wish him continued success."

As for the racism Ryan talked about -- Pope says she never saw it ... but adds, "Paul is a very nice guy, a kind guy and a family guy."

And if that's not enough to show he's still on great terms with his ex -- Pope says Ryan and his wife even attended Pope's wedding in May.

Well, at least we know Ryan's good at break-ups.

Oh yeah ... and Deneeta's really hot -- check out this video she did for her local bar method studio in Chicago. 

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46.

Nikki    

What a tacky headline. I admit I am surprised that a tight-assed republican like Ryan had a black girlfriend but, he is a Gen-Xer, so it's not THAT shocking. No need for the "black ex" headline; they were college sweethearts, no need to "brand" her as BLACK in the headline like it's a crime; we have eyes, we can see she's black, the jigg is up....

749 days ago
47.

Nikki    

So, the white republican shamelessly pimped out his personal life and pulled the race card to prove he's not racist, meanwhile the black ex-girlfriend denied said racism? LOL. Gotta love 21st century politics.

749 days ago
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749 days ago
49.

MT    

The real problem is that she's a convicted felon who spent 5 months in prison for fraudulent expenses of $77,000 from Ernst & Young. And to make matters worse, her first marriage ended in divorce because she also cheated on her husband. I guess she likes to cheat!

744 days ago
50.

Flatulatingmarmoset    

I'd do her.

743 days ago
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