I told you a few days ago about Lyfe Jennings heading back to prison for 3 1/2 years. The soulful singer appeared in court recently as he received news of his jail sentence.
WSB-TV obtained footage of Lyfe’s courtroom appearance where he became understandably emotional during the sentencing. Lyfe addresses the court and apologizes for his actions on the fateful night the waved a gun around and led authorities on a high speed chase.
[READ: Mugshot Mania: Lyfe Jennings Arrested…]
Watch Lyfe address the court + footage from his high speed chase with police below: Continue Reading…
Two of the accusers in the Bishop Eddie Long Sex Scandal have been caught on camera doing what boys do… talkin ish about girls.
Anthony Flagg and Maurice Robinson were filmed in a classroom setting in undated video, which was posted on YouTube today.
Robinson and Flagg talk about girls and making it rain, while tossing $5 bills into the air.
Video: Continue Reading…
The Bishop Eddie Long Sex Scandal is on the lips of just about everyone around town this morning, especially after a third man came forward with more accusations.
[READ: Details of 3rd Lawsuit Against Bishop Eddie Long]
Long has not yet addressed the situation and was a no show to his scheduled appearance on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Instead, Bishop Long released a statement through his attorney, Frank and Wanda Morning Show. Continue Reading…
A third man has filed a lawsuit against Bishop Eddie Long accusing him of sexual coercion. The suit, similar to two filed on Tuesday (Read a PDF of one of the earlier lawsuits), accuses Long of using his power to force the plaintiff into a sexual relationship.
The suits allege that in exchange for sexual favors. In the third lawsuit filed by Jamal Parris, it’s noted that Long placed Parris and the two other men on the church?s payroll, bought them cars and other gifts, and took them on lavish trips.
Parris, now 23, was a teenager at the time he joined Long’s church. The suit, which claims Long encouraged Parris to call him “Daddy,” also names the church and a youth academy as defendants. Continue Reading…
R&B singer Lyfe Jennings, born Chester Bamsu Jennings, has been convicted of criminal trespassing, discharging a weapon near a street, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and is headed back to the clink.
According to online reports, Lyfe is now heading to jail for three years. The artist was due to perform in Seattle on Tuesday, but the show was abruptly canceled before Jennings was sentenced to three and a half years in Atlanta earlier today (Wednesday, September 22).
The sentence stems from an altercation Jennings had with the mother of his child back in 2008, which spawned THIS bloody mugshot.
[READ: Lyfe Jennings Arrested in Cobb County…]
The singer kicked down the door of his baby mom Joy Pound’s house and later fired a gun outside. He then fled the scene in his red 2005 Corvette but was caught after a high-speed chase that ended when the singer smashed the vehicle.
Jennings was handed misdemeanor charges of criminal trespass, discharging a firearm near a public highway and refusal to take a DUI test, in addition to two felony counts of attempting to elude an officer and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Lyfe sent a final message to his fans earlier today: Continue Reading…
Shocking lawsuits have accused one of Atlanta’s top church leaders of sexual misconduct. Two separate lawsuits were filed late Tuesday (Sept. 21) against Bishop Eddie Long, of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church located in Lithonia, Georgia.
Long has taken a small congregation in 1987 and built it into a 10,000 seat megachurch. Now, he faces the toughest test of his career after being formally accused of using his power as a religious leader to coerce two young men into sexual acts! Continue Reading…