Meet your new King of Queens: Eddie Long

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imageThe circus that is Bishop Eddie Long’s life never stops providing headlines. The latest? Our favorite dirty daddy, a Baptist, getting anointed king by a Jew and having sweaty, muscular men carry him around on a throne. There was talk of foreskin, too. Queen, please. It had the drama of any good drag show. But Long took this theater – surely a routine learned as foreplay for his sessions with Wildchild and his four sidekicks – center stage on Sunday at his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. This being the megadaddy, of course it was recorded for posterity (and future lawsuits). The results will make your jaw drop and eyes roll. (Fast forward to the five minute mark.) But not in that “wow, that guy in the produce aisle is hot!” sort of way. More of the “this drag show is a fucking mess” variety. But it’s Long. So he’ll be pleased with the mockery and scorn that is raining down on him. A professor is pissed at the religious dramatics. So are the Jews. When Long prounounced that he was back to mount his followers, we didn't picture anything like this. His wife, like him, would probably laugh off the criticism if she were still around.

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