Girlfriend, uninterrupted

By Heather Maddan

But Siebel, fiercely protective of the man she loves, is willing to voice her opinions. "I shouldn't say this, but there are two sides to every story," she said in an exhausted tone. "If people did research into the scandal ... the woman is the culprit. Alex Tourk is a nice man and it saddens me that his wife did that to him… Siebel said she and Newsom hit it off after being set up by a mutual friend… "He told me, 'You're not going to want to talk to me after tomorrow,' " she recalled. " 'There's a thing in the paper coming out about me and my 20-year-old girlfriend. I never dated her.' " (The two attended the opening of the San Francisco Symphony together in the fall.)