Bishop Eddie Long Pictures: A Rage On InternetBy Madhusmita, Gaea News Network
Friday, September 24, 2010
ATLANTA (GaeaTimes.com)- The new revelations about Bishop Eddie Long have not only shocked the Church authorities, it has shocked the US citizens as well. The Pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta was reportedly been accused of “sexual coercion” by two men in their lawsuit which was filed in DeKalb County Court. Just after a day another man also filed the same complain against him saying that the Pastor took advantage of his stature and intimidated them to indulge in sexual relationships with them. Since then Bishop Eddie Long’s pictures have become a rage on web.
However, the Bishop has categorically denied all the allegations against him and he said that he would defend himself in front of thousands of people from his pulpit on Sunday. Bishop Eddie Long has also issued a statement yesterday where it was maintained where he denied all the allegations and wrote that the truth will eventually “emerge”. In his statement the Bishop also maintained that he is anxious to respond directly to the masses against the “false” allegations. The new accuser Jamal Parris said that the Bishop used to request him “sexual massages “when they traveled together. Bishop Eddie Long has also canceled his interview on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” on Thursday. Bishop Eddie Long pictures have become widely searched items on web after the allegations against him became public.
The statement also maintains that Bishop Eddie Long will speak directly about the allegations on the Church Congregation on Sunday. The lawyer of the plaintiffs, B.J. Bernstein, said that she opened her investigation after she got a call from one of the plaintiffs. She said in her statement that New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta is really a large church and it is politically powerful. The lawyer said that Bishop Eddie Long’s pictures are with every political “around” and she said that in spite of knowing everything nobody got back to the Bishop.