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Irene Merryweather was a reporter for the "Inquiring Eye", researching a story on the Hellfire Club. Fearing that she might uncover something, Donald Pierce ordered Irene to be silenced and sent some Hellfire Club mercenaries after her. Cable came to Irene's rescue and decided that she would be the perfect person to chronicle his adventures.[4]

This lead to Irene traveling with Cable, and meeting his associates (Domino, G.W. Bridge, Blaquesmith, and Madelyne Pryor). It was during this time that Irene wrote her first news story for the Daily Bugle, after getting information on a Black Ops S.H.I.E.L.D. mission in Hell's Kitchen.[5]

When Cable renamed himself "Soldier X" and disappeared, Irene started to worry about him. Her work suffered as a result, but one year later she received a message from him. He sent her his diaries and confided in her.[6]

When Cable secretly used a virus to turn everybody on Earth pink, only to publicly restore them later to normal, he was lauded as a hero.[7] Irene interviewed the would-be mutant Messiah. She thought Cable's power was going to his head and called him on it, even bringing a gun to her office to protect herself from him, should he go insane.[8] Irene was fired for bringing the gun to work. Without a job, Irene moved to Providence, an island-state created by Cable to be an utopia. She took over administrative duties in the city and basically ran the whole city when Cable was on his missions. Irene even learned to put up with Deadpool, Cable's new associate, who often expressed a romantic interest in her. She didn't return his feelings, as Deadpool was an idiot.[9] Providence was eventually shut down after Cable's apparent death and the attacks of Sabretooth and the Hecatomb.[10][11]

While being blackmailed by Stryfe, Cable's clone, Deadpool killed Irene at the Daily Bugle office.[12] Cable used time-travel to bring her back.[3]


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Telepathic Immunity: Her mind was scrambled by Alecto that no one telepath can read her thoughts.[13]


Irene is a skilled investigative journalist and a talented administrator.


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