Tag Archives: scandal

Ho Hum, Another Evangelical Ousted For Being A Ho Hummer

Yaaaawn. Another day, another top evangelical resigns in disgrace for being unable to control his pervy unholy urges. The pastor of Willow Creek Chicago — the city campus of the evangelical megachurch Willow Creek Community Church — has resigned and admitted to “sexual impurity,” a church spokesman said. The pastor, Rev. Steve Wu, could not be reached, and the church ...

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Sam Adams Recall Effort Launched

A citizens group in Portland, Oregon has launched a web effort to recall openly gay Mayor Sam Adams over the Beau Breedlove debacle. The Web site, www.recallsamadams.com, says Adams, who lied about his relationship with an 18-year-old legislative intern in 2005, doesn’t deserve to run the city. “Mayor Adams has many great ideas for our city, yet lacks the public’s ...

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Anti-Gay Televangelist T.D. Jakes’ Son Busted For Public Gay Sex

T.D. Jakes’ megachurch draws 30,000+ worshippers weekly and in 2001, TIME called him “the next Billy Graham” despite his famous “prosperity” style of preaching which advises that God wants you to enjoy a luxurious lifestyle. The flashy Dallas-based televangelist regularly rails against the evils of homosexuality and same-sex marriage on his television shows, calling us a “broken” people. And yesterday ...

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More Scandal At Haggard’s Church

Michelangelo Signorile is helping rip the lid off the seamy goings on at New Life Church. On his Friday show on SiriusXM, Signorile hosted a private investigator who revealed numerous bits of nastiness at the House That Haggard Built. According to the private eye, there are at least ten more cases of sexual misconduct by Pastor Ted, three of which ...

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A-Fraud Or A-Roid?

Best NYC tabloid headline: A-Fraud or A-Roid? You decide. (Via – Gothamist) UPDATE: I knew I should have waited for the Post.

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Beau Breedlove Talks To CBS

Portland mayor Sam Adams’ one-time paramour Beau Breedlove has given his first on-camera interview on the controversy. The state is continuing to consider criminal charges against Adams. (Via – Towleroad)

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Grant Haas On Signorile

Here’s the first portion of Grant Haas’ appearance on Michelangelo Signorile’s show in which he talks about his first meetings with Ted Haggard. A partial transcript: Immediately Pastor Haggard’s eyes light up and he became very concerned. He insisted that I take his personal cell phone number and give him a call Monday morning so he could take me to ...

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Tom Daschle Withdraws

The tax controversy has gotten to be too much for Tom Daschle and he has withdrawn his nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services. President Obama has accepted the withdrawal with “sadness and regret.” Daschle has admitted to failing to pay more than $120,000 in taxes and has faced withering criticism from both sides of the aisle. Not a ...

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The Cops Are After Michael Phelps

This is ridiculous. South Carolina authorities in the county where Michael Phelps was spotted smoking from a marijuana pipe say they are considering a criminal charge against the Olympic superstar. Lt. Chris Cowan said Tuesday that Richland County sheriff’s investigators are gathering more information about the photo, which showed the swimmer inhaling from a marijuana pipe. Cowan did not specify ...

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Unnamed Source Says Breedlove Was 17 When Sex With Sam Adams Began

Ugh. The Sam Adams story just won’t go away. An unnamed friend of Beau Breedlove is now telling the Portland press that Breedlove told him that he’d had sex with Sam Adams before turned 18. New details are emerging every day as the pieces of the scandal surrounding Portland’s embattled mayor continue to unfold and people come forward. A longtime ...

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Michael Phelps Photographed With Bong

British tabloid News Of The World has published a photo of Olympian Michael Phelps smoking from a bong and claims that Phelps’ handlers offered them “extraordinary incentives” not to run the story. THIS is the astonishing picture which could destroy the career of the greatest competitor in Olympic history. In our exclusive photo Michael Phelps, who won a record EIGHT ...

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Blago Booted

Rod Blagojevich and his hair brush were unanimously booted out of office yesterday by the Illinois senate in a 59-0 vote. Gov. Rod Blagojevich was thrown out of office Thursday without a single lawmaker coming to his defense, brought down by a government-for-sale scandal that stretched from Chicago to Capitol Hill and turned the foul-mouthed politician into a national punchline. ...

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Ted Haggard’s Ex Paid $180K By Church To Shut Up And Go Away

Whoa. Watch this interview with the guy paid off by New Life Church.

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Sam Adams Says He’s Staying In Office

Portland mayor Sam Adams released a statement last night saying that he will not resign. Tomorrow, I go back work as your mayor. I know I have let you down and made mistakes. I ask your forgiveness. I believe I have a lot to offer the city I love during this time of important challenges. Beginning tomorrow morning, I will ...

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Mike Jones Is Pissed Off

Mike Jones, the man who first exposed Ted Haggard, just posted this emotional video to condemn the New Life Church and members of the gay community who have ostracized him since the scandal first broke. Most of my anger is at New Life Church. For over two years, I have suffered being all alone out there, taking all the heat ...

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Truth Wins Out Calls For Resignation Over Hush Money Paid To Haggard’s Boyfriend

Truth Wins Out, the anti-“ex-gay” organization headed by Wayne Besen, is calling for an investigation into New Life Church for paying hush money to the young man who last week revealed a longtime sexual relationship with disgraced evangelical Ted Haggard. Besen further calls for the resignation of Haggard’s replacement, Pastor Brady Boyd. Truth Wins Out (TWO) today called on Colorado ...

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Beau Breedlove Talks

In an interview published in today’s Oregonian, Beau Breedlove tells his side of the Sam Adams story and says that their relationship “crossed the line” earlier than Adams has said. The former legislative intern at the center of the controversy involving Portland Mayor Sam Adams says Adams kissed him twice when he was 17 and that their relationship had “crossed ...

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Portland Rallies For Sam Adams

Several hundred supporters of Portland mayor Sam Adams gathered on Friday night to call on Adams to stay in office. Sex advice columnist Dan Savage was among the speakers and he has photos from the event here.

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Sam Adams Mulling Resignation

Beleaguered Portland mayor Sam Adams has announced that he will make a decision on whether to resign within a few days. Portland Mayor Sam Adams, who admitted lying about a 2005 sexual relationship with an 18-year-old boy, says Portlanders should know “within days” whether he will resign. Adams did not appear in public Thursday but told The Oregonian he spent ...

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Police To Investigate Portland Mayor Sam Adams Over Relationship With Staffer

The situation for Portland’s openly gay mayor Sam Adams has gotten more dire, as the state attorney general has begun a police investigation into his relationship with his then teenage staffer. Oregon’s attorney general has agreed to investigate Portland Mayor Sam Adams, who has admitted he lied to cover up an affair with a teenager in 2005. Adams took office ...

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