Bishop Eddie Long’s Confession Of Suicidal Thoughts: “I Was Ready”

In 2010, Bishop Eddie Long was accused of coercing several of his church’s under ages boys into sexual relationships. The allegations made national headlines.

The accusations made in 2010 against Long by Anthony Flagg, Spencer LeGrande, Jamal Parris and Maurice Robinson alleged that the bishop used his influence, trips, gifts and jobs to coerce them into sexual relations. At the time, Long vowed to fight to clear his name.

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Throughout the controversial process, Long continued to deny the allegations and eventually settled out of court in 2011.

In an interview that aired on the Steve Harvey Show, Steve asks why he settled the cases.