Tag Archives: Liberty University

Liberty Employees Warned: Don’t Speak With Falwell

The Lynchburg News & Advance reports: Liberty University’s top lawyer instructed staff members to refrain from communicating with ousted former president Jerry Falwell Jr., who he warned had placed “uncomfortable” calls to various employees in the days following his resignation. In an email obtained by The News & Advance, David Corry, Liberty’s general counsel, informed employees they are barred from …

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Falwell Tells Reuters “You Do Not Want To Mess With Me” When They Probe His Financial Deals With Liberty

Reuters reports: In 2001, property records show, Falwell set up a private company while he was a lawyer for Liberty, used it to buy an undeveloped tract of land from the school, and then developed a strip mall on the plot. The company sold the property five years later at a significant premium. In 2005, property records show, Falwell again …

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BREAKING: Liberty University Reveals Investigation Into Falwell Over “Financial, Real Estate, And Legal Matters”

Via press release from Liberty University: This past week challenged all of us to the core. While we had been willing to extend grace and understanding to Jerry Falwell, Jr. before, once the revelations about his past personal life came more fully to light, we acted swiftly and decisively to ask for his immediate resignation, which we received. Some may …

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Liberty U Car Wins Playoffs Spot In Three-Way Battle

The Sporting News reports: William Byron earned his first Cup Series victory Saturday at Daytona in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 to book his place in the NASCAR playoffs. Byron’s win also drew another round of social media jokes regarding the capitulation of Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical president of Liberty University who resigned this past week amid separate social …

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Liberty Pastor Apologizes To Students For “Shameful” Falwell Scandal: “If It’s Christian, It Ought To Be Better”

“This, this moment that we’re in is a mess. Let me begin by saying to you. I am sorry. In my opinion, you as a Liberty student deserve better and the embarrassment that’s been brought upon you as a Liberty student and more importantly brought upon the name of Christ is wrong. “I know that many of you are hurting …

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Politico: When Becki Falwell Went Down On A Student

Politico reports: A former Liberty University student says Becki Falwell, the wife of the university’s then-President Jerry Falwell Jr., jumped into bed with him and performed oral sex on him while he stayed over at the Falwell home after a band practice with her eldest son in 2008. The student was 22 at the time of the encounter, near the …

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Study: Republican Men More Likely To Dig Cuckolding

Sexuality researcher Justin Lehmiller writes: For my book “Tell Me What You Want,” I studied the sexual fantasies of 4,175 Americans from all 50 states. I asked my participants to report how often they fantasized about hundreds of different people, places and things — including cuckolding. A majority of heterosexual men (52 percent) said they had fantasized about watching their …

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Falwell May Get $10.5M Golden Parachute From Liberty

Talking Points Memo reports: Liberty University may owe its former president Jerry Falwell Jr. roughly $10.5 million over the next two years following his resignation from the evangelical institution after a series of scandals. The Wall Street Journal reports that a source familiar with Falwell’s contract said the former university president is due his $1.25 million salary for two years. …

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Quotes MLK After Resignation: Free At Last, Free At Last, Thank God Almighty, I’m Free At Last

Talking Points Memo reports: Jerry Falwell resigned from Liberty University this week after Reuters reported that, according to former Miami pool boy Giancarlo Granda, “Jerry enjoyed watching from the corner of the room” as Jerry’s wife Becki and Granda had sex. Falwell reportedly quoted Martin Luther King Jr., telling a Lynchburg reporter that he was “free at last” from the …

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Falwell: Resignation Reports Are “Completely False”

Virginia Business reports: Although other news outlets have reported that Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to resign as president and chancellor of Liberty University, Falwell said in an interview Monday evening with Virginia Business that such reports are “completely false.” He said that he has not agreed to leave the post permanently, nor does he plan to, although he is …

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Breaking: Jerry Falwell Resigns From Liberty University

Religion News Service reports: Jerry Falwell Jr. the embattled president of Liberty University and one of the biggest champions of President Donald Trump, has resigned, Religion News Service has learned. His resignation came within hours of the publication of a news story that alleged he and his wife Becki had a years-long sexual relationship with a business associate. Falwell had …

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Liberty U Asks God To Decide On Shitcanning Falwell

Lynchburg’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Liberty University Board of Trustees has confirmed both Jerry Falwell, Jr.‘s indefinite leave of absence and Acting President Jerry Provo’s terms of employment. According to a statement from the school, the group held a special meeting Friday at which both moves were ratified unanimously. No decision regarding retaining Falwell as President has been made …

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50 Liberty U Pastors: Permanently Shitcan Jerry Falwell

Pat Robertson’s network reports: A group of pastors who graduated from Liberty University are urging the college’s board of trustees to “permanently remove” Jerry Falwell, Jr., from his role as president of the Christian school founded by his late father. On Thursday, in a letter addressed to the board of trustees and Dr. Jerry Prevo, who has chaired the board …

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Falwell’s Been Cruising Girls In Bikinis On Instagram

Religion News Service reports: Now, some of the images Falwell has “liked” on Instagram are raising eyebrows. Religion News Service has verified that Falwell has liked a handful of images posted on the social media platform that show young women in swimsuits in the past month. One is a photo of model Stefanie Gurzanski, who has appeared on the covers …

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Anti-LGBTQ Pastor Tapped To Stand In For Jerry Falwell

Via press release from Liberty University: Liberty University has announced that Chairman Jerry Prevo has accepted the appointment by the Executive Committee of the Board to serve as the Acting President of the University. This follows the announcement on August 7 that the Board of Trustees and President Jerry Falwell, Jr. agreed to an indefinite leave of absence. All members …

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Falwell On “Indefinite Leave Of Absence” From Liberty

ABC News reports: Liberty University’s Board of Trustees requested that Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. take an “indefinite leave of absence” from his roles at the university, which include serving as president and chancellor. The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, acting on behalf of the full board, met Friday and made the request. According to the university, …

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Falwell Sorry For Unzipped Pic: “It Was Just Good Fun”

Politico reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said on Wednesday that he had apologized for posting a photo of him in unzipped pants and arm around a woman — but also defended the incident as a vacation “costume party” that was “just in good fun.” “I’ve apologized to everybody,” Falwell said in an interview on the Morningline show on …

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Liberty University Refuses To Comment On Falwell Pic

Politico reports: Scott Lamb, a spokesperson for Liberty University, declined to comment on the authenticity of the photos or the appropriateness of Falwell being seen in such circumstances. Liberty University has a strict code of conduct for how students must behave at the school, including prohibiting premarital sex and the consumption of media that includes lewd lyrics, anti-Christian messages, sexual …

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Liberty U Files $10M Defamation Suit Against NYT

The Washington Examiner reports: Virginia’s conservative Liberty University today filed a $10 million defamation suit against the embattled New York Times for a “made up” and damaging story that falsely charged that students returning from spring break became infected with the coronavirus because the school stayed open. Filed in Virginia’s Lynchburg Circuit Court, the 49-year-old school also charged that New …

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Falwell Loses Bid To Prosecute “Trespassing” Journalists

Richmond’s ABC News affiliate reports: Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney Bethany Harrison has announced that she will not prosecute two journalists that Liberty University filed complaints against for trespassing. The Liberty University Police Department filed two arrest warrants against journalists after they published pieces about the university’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.  The first warrant is against a freelance photographer at the …

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