elizabeth edwards 2 Elizabeth Edwards fights cancer, wants older daughter to raise younger sibsElizabeth Edwards, who is battling cancer, doesn’t want her former husband’s mistress Rielle Hunter to raise her two young kids if she dies.

Insiders told the New York Daily News that she is exploring ways to keep her daughter Emma, 12, and son Jack, 10, away from John Edwards and Hunter, who is already raising their out-of-wedlock daughter, Quinn.

]]>Nancy Anania Sims, disputes that but did concede to the NY Daily News that her sister does want to stop her ex-husband and his former mistress from getting custody. “There are a lot of family members who are willing and able [to look after Jack and Emma],” says Sims, who says she might be one of them. “They’ll be well taken care of.” Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news Photo credits: Getty