Did MLK betray his wife

Martin Luther King and singer Joan Baez - FBI out their affair

She is an icon of folk music, she sings about peace, freedom and free love. And she lives after that too!

Joan Baez, 76, "Blowin 'in the Wind" was dating Bob Dylan, 76. Apple founder Steve Jobs († 56) was her teenage lover in the 80s. Now it became known that she also had an affair with Martin Luther King († 39)!

That is what FBI files say from 1968, which US President Donald Trump has now released. Baez and the famous Martin Luther King were united in the fight for human rights and against racism in the 1960s.

They knew and liked each other - in 1963 King and Baez even marched to Washington with a quarter of a million people. There he gave his famous speech “I have a dream”. She sang her hymn "We Shall Overcome".

King wasn't the first or last affair of her life. Until 1965 she was in a relationship with Bob Dylan, whom she had discovered and promoted.

From 1982 she even had a three-year relationship with Steve Jobs, who was 15 years her junior. “We are different in almost everything. But he was very sweet to me, "said Baez to the" Rolling Stone ":" He had such a boyish charm and was so enthusiastic about his inventions. "

Joan Baez has also tried marriage, from 1968 to 1973 she was married to the Vietnam War opponent David Harris and has the son Gabriel (48) with him.

“I'm just not made for relationships,” she said in 2015 in “SZ-Magazin”.

The conciliatory conclusion of her love life: "I had fun and have no regrets."