unsolicited jerry springer facts from my older roommate

she's like 60. I didn't ask for this. I'm just eating pasta and she tells me these things. No idea if these are true
  1. Jerry Springer used to be the mayor of Cincinnati
  2. He also was a speech writer for Robert Kennedy
  3. He used to have a thick Boston accent
    ...because he's from Boston
  4. While he was mayor of Cincinnati he wrote a bad check to a prostitute and it bounced