By Alexis Chiu
Originally posted Thursday May 29, 2008 08:30 AM EDT
Shania Twain`s close friend and longtime assistant is finally speaking out – and denying reports she`s behind the singer`s surprise split from her husband of 14 years, PEOPLE reports in its new issue.
Speaking for the first time since the news of the alleged affair became public, Marie-Anne Thiébaud, 37, told PEOPLE, "You cannot believe everything you read in the press." When asked directly if she had an affair with Twain`s husband, music producer Robert "Mutt" Lange, she replied, "No."
That contradicts several sources close to the situation, who say Thiébaud and Lange left their sp...