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Fox 5 Atlanta has released more footage from their interview with Jamal Parris, who has accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual coercion. In the interview, he talks about his relationship with Bishop Eddie Long and the trips and gifts he was given.

Standing in the doorway of his Charlotte home, Spencer LeGrande told Channel 2 Action that he doesn’t harbor any hate, but that Bishop Eddie Long knows what really happened.

One of the men filing suit against Bishop Eddie Long has broken his silence. In an interview with Fox 5 Atlanta, Jamal Parris said Eddie Long “turned his back on us when he had no more need for us. That’s not a father, that’s a predator.”

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Standing before thousands of supportive congregants Sunday, embattled Bishop Eddie Long vowed to “vigorously” defend himself against the accusations of four young men who claim he coerced them into sex. “This thing I’m gonna fight,” he said.

A fourth young man alleges he had sexual relations with Bishop Eddie Long when he was a teenager. Spencer LeGrande, named in a civil lawsuit filed Friday, claims he was 17 the first time the two had a sexual relationship while vacationing in Nairobi, Kenya.

This video, which doesn’t have a creation date was posted on YouTube yesterday. Maurice Murray Robinson, and Anthony Flagg, the accusers of Bishop Eddie Long, repeatedly drop the “N” bomb, talk about drugs and girls and making it rain, all while tossing $5 bills into the air.

Photos of Bishop Eddie Long on a cellphone, in his bathroom, were released by the attorney who is representing the three young men who have filed a lawsuit against the pastor claiming that he sexually abused them. Attorney BJ Bernstein released the two pictures in which the Bishop is dressed in a muscle shirt holding his phone up in the bathroom.

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Atlanta-based megachurch pastor Eddie Long has released a statement denying he had coerced young church members into sex, as alleged in three lawsuits filed against him. “I have been through storms and my faith has always sustained me,” said Long.

BJ Bernstein, the lawyer representing the two young men who have accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual abuse, spoke to the "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" about the case. Bernstein discussed the allegations against Eddie Long, pastor of megachurch New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia.

Two Georgia men have filed a lawsuit claiming that prominent Atlanta, Georgia, pastor Eddie Long coerced them into sex. The suits, filed Tuesday in DeKalb County, allege that Long used his position as a spiritual authority and bishop to coerce young male members and employees of his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church into sex.