Friday, December 2, 2011

Well, Eddie Long's wife WAS going to divorce him

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 1:39 PM

Bishop Eddie Long's wife Vanessa better keep her hands and other extremities inside the car at all times because she's riding a roller coaster o' emotions.

Following years of accusations that her mega-church bishop husband was having sex with young men, Vanessa issued a statement this morning announcing that she'd filed for divorce:
“After a great deal of deliberation and prayer, I have decided to terminate my marriage to Bishop Eddie L. Long,”

You go, girl. Kick his ass to the cur ... oh, wait.

Just a couple hours later, Vanessa issued another statement, saying that she and her husband are going to work it out:
“Upon prayerful reflection, I have reconsidered and plan to withdraw my petition for divorce from my husband, Bishop Eddie L. Long. I love my husband. I believe in him and admire his strength, and courage. My filing followed years of attacks in the media that frustrated and overwhelmed me. I love my family and church family, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Therefore, my husband and I have mutually agreed to find healing from these attacks. We ask that you respect our privacy during this time.”

The "attacks" to which she refers are lawsuits filed by former church members, young men who claim they were sexually exploited in exchange for money, presents and trips when they were underage. He settled with four of them — Maurice Robinson, Anthony Flagg, Jamal Parris and Spencer LeGrande — earlier this year.

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