Bishop Eddie Long of Atlanta area mega-church Birth Missionary Baptist Church was in the headlines a while back for all the wrong reasons. He was accused of bribing and sexually coercing five young men under his tutelage and later reportedly settled out of court for 24.8 million dollars and a private apology. Long managed to make it through this ordeal and maintained his leadership of the huge congregation. He’s been out of the national public eye for the most part but a recent video circulating has him out front and center once again. Check out this viral clip of Long being crowned a king, lifted up on his throne while wrapped in scrolls and paraded around on stage.
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After being accused in September of bribing and sexually coercing three young men in his congregation, Bishop Eddie Long has reportedly settled out of court for a whopping sum of $24.8 million! Keep reading for the alleged reasons for the high-dollar amount as well as my take on some of the numerous things horribly wrong with this entire scandal. Oh, and of course there are sexy cell phone pics of Bishop Long!
While interviewing three members of embattled Bishop Eddie Long’s congregation CNN news anchor Don Lemon confessed that he was a victim of a pedophile as a young boy. See the clip and find out what it was about statements concerning Bishop Eddie Long that compelled Lemon to speak. Also read Lemon’s tweet about the unplanned confession.
Bishop Eddie Long finally addressed the allegations of sexual coercion brought by four different young men who filed civil suits against the New Birth pastor last week. Long spoke to the New Birth congregation in Lithonia, Georgia earlier this morning and then held a press conference after the service.
On both occasions Bishop Long was very careful about what he said, prefacing each with the fact that his attorney have advised him to not say too much about it because they want his guilt or innocence to be determined in a “court of justice” and not the court of public opinion. Keep reading to watch the video clips!
The dominoes continue to fall in the Bishop Eddie Long sexual misconduct case as a fourth man has stepped forward saying Long used money, gifts and the power of his office to coerce him into having multiple sexual encounters. Read all the details that include international trips, a car, tuition and the use of Ambien!
Maurice Robinson, one of the three men accusing Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct, was arrested in June with another man after getting caught on tape stealing over $1,300 worth of items from Bishop Long’s New Birth Church office! Find out the details and see Maurice’s mug shot from that arrest.
You might think “Bishop Eddie Long” is the name of an adult film star (and before it’s all said and done you might be right!) but for now it is the name of the pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, a suburb located 16 miles east of Atlanta. Bishop Long recently made headlines after three men filed suit alleging Long bribed and seduced them when they were teenagers.
Read details about the allegations that include sexual impropriety and see a couple of the photos Bishop Long allegedly sent to the young men.