Iris Robinson to feature in US documentary on sex scandals

Former First Minister Peter Robinson and wife Iris in 2008

IRIS Robinson's affair with teenage lover Kirk McCambley is set to feature in a new documentary series about sex, it has been reported.

Presented by famous American sex therapist Dr Ruth Westheimer – better known as 'Dr Ruth' – the US-made Original Sin: How Sex Changed The World is set to begin screening internationally on the National Geographic Channel from next month.

The weekly programme examining "the sexual revolution of the past half-century and how it has impacted culture, science, and politics around the world" has been made by World of Wonder, producers of hit reality show RuPaul's Drag Race.

The illicit relationship between the wife of former First Minister Peter Robinson and their 19-year-old family friend will be covered by an episode dedicated to sex scandals.

Producer Adam Hyman told The Sunday World about the series, which begins on July 10:

"This episode is on sex scandals, internationally, and we discuss the Iris Robinson case," he revealed.

"We're also discussing Clinton-Lewinsky and some other Americans, Mitterand amd Hollande's mistresses in France, differing views of political morality and hypocrisy in different countries."

According to the World of Wonder website, the series also promises to "touch upon the ways sex on the internet has affected notions of privacy, sex robots in the UK, the Japanese bars where women can have a cocktail while enjoying sex toys and Thailand’s move to include the term 'third gender' in its constitution for the first time."

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