Gawker publishes personal email address of George W. Bush

Gossip blog Gawker published the private email address of former President George W. Bush on Wednesday.

The address was discovered in email conversations between members of the Bush family leaked earlier this year by a hacker calling himself "Guccifer."

"It has come to our attention on this, the day of the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq on the orders of George W. Bush, that one of those screengrabs credibly displays Bush's private email address," Gawker editor John Cook wrote. "Please let him know that you're thinking of him today."

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In addition to the former president's email address, the leaked emails famously included self-portraits painted by Bush in his retirement. The hacker has also published correspondence between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and aide Sidney Blumenthal, along with other celebrity figures.

The Secret Service said in February it was investigating "Guccifer" after the initial leak of the portraits and other images sent between the Bush family.