Megadaddy Bishop Eddie Long’s “Wildchild” isn’t content with getting paid for being bad, now Centino Kemp is tweeting his disgust over the man he once cared enough about to have his name tattooed on his wrist.
Kemp (bottom photo) published a series of emotional tweets on Tuesday expressing his contempt for Long and the anti-gay pastor’s refusal to offer an apology to Kemp or four young men who sued him over allegations of gifts and gay love.
Kemp also added this: “I got fucked by the devil himself.”
The public statements are a far cry from Kemp’s reaction to media scrutiny in July when Fox 5 aired a series of reports about him and his apparent role in Long’s sex scandal. Kemp talked about his music career but when pressed about his role in the settlement of the Long lawsuits, he ran from a TV reporter and into a waiting limo.
Kemp’s tweets this week come as other players in the long-running sex scandal also speak out. Jamal Parris and Spencer LeGrande (top photo), two of the four men who sued Long, appeared in extensive reports last week by WSB (here and here) and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. They detailed their allegations of how Long lured them into relationships that eventually turned sexual.
All four men reached an undisclosed financial settlement with Long, though Parris used a portion of his to buy a BMW and head to Florida where he was arrested with marijuana and a handgun.
Not to be outdone, Long also posted a statement on the website of his megachurch, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.
“I will continue to honor and abide by my commitment of confidentiality and restraint as it relates to the resolution of the civil litigation and will not be diverted from the important work of the ministry,” Long writes.
All Long needs now is a Twitter account, and he can tweet his denials from the pulpit.