“60 Minutes” correspondent Steve Kroft has a salacious story, but it’s not something viewers will see on a news program. Kroft’s latest story involves dirty “sext” messages and years of deceit. After the correspondent admitted to cheating on his wife, Jennet Conant, author of “A Covert Affair,” the National Enquirer and New York Post identified his mistress as Harvard-educated lawyer Lisan Goines.

“I had an extramarital affair that was a serious lapse of personal judgment and extremely hurtful to my wife and family, and for that I have nothing but regret,” Kroft said in a statement to the New York Post, not identifying his mistress. “My wife and I are committed to each other and are working hard to get past this, and consider it a private matter.”

Though he didn’t name Goines his mistress, the Enquirer reportedly has pictures of the couple walking down the street together. The duo would meet up for dinner and drinks in New York City and Washington, D.C., during their three-year tryst. They also exchanged some pretty racy messages. Kroft, 69, allegedly said things like how he wanted to eat her “pudding” instead of working late. “Don’t work too hard this week bc I wanna wear you out afterward,” Goines allegedly responded.

“Sexting” was apparently a thing for the adulterous couple. “Miss you and all that goes with it. Especially my favorite tastes and colors … pink and brown,” he reportedly told the New York-based lawyer, 41.

Goines was apparently the one who ended the tryst after Kroft became “too needy.” “Lisan never wanted him to leave his wife, and she never contemplated leaving her husband and she told him it was best that it end,” a source said, according to the Post.

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