Bishop Eddie Long reveals he considered suicide

A tearful Bishop Eddie Long recently revealed to his congregation that he'd considered suicide. The longtime leader of New Birth Baptist Church in Lithonia did not offer specific details around what led him to ...
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Eddie Long accuser Centino Kemp to release tell-all book next week

Centino Kemp releases a new book

In case you didn't get enough sordid details about New Birth Pastor Eddie Long's alleged affairs with young men from the legal cases filed against him, it looks like the tell-all book from accuser Centino Kemp will soon be available.

On Feb. 1, Kemp posted a photo of the cover of the book, titled "First Lady," on his Twitter account (@Centino Kemp). "Feels like I give birth to a baby," Kemp declared.

The book comes out on Valentine's Day, Kemp has tweeted.

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Eddie Long’s ‘fifth accuser’ in sex scandal writes book; screenplay in works

Centino Kemp writes a book

Centino Kemp, who was identified as the fifth accuser in the Eddie Long sex scandal that involved four young men suing the world-known preacher and founder of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church for sexual coercion, has written a book about his experience being "seduced by a powerful religious figure who becomes not only the father figure he never had, but also his lover."

Kemp, 22, who is openly gay, posted today to his Facebook page a synopsis of an autobiography he co-wrote titled, "The First Lady."

The synopsis reads:

"The First Lady" is the story of Centino Kemp. A talented young man born in the Bahamas, it explores Kemp's upbringing in a highly Christian family. As a youth, he longs to find the closeness with his family that is sorely missing all while coping with the absence of his father. Centino's adverse relationships with the male figures in his life or lack of, combined with the in and out role of his mother as she chased after men during his adolescence, led to his struggles with his own sexuality.

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Eddie Long’s alleged fifth sex scandal accuser bursts out of closet

Centinio KempIf there was any doubt that the alleged fifth accuser in the Eddie Long gay sex scandal is gay, there is no doubt now.

Centino Kemp, who is believed to be the fifth young man to accuse Long of using his position as head of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church to sexually coerce them in exchange for lavish gifts and exotic trips, appeared on Kandi Koated Nights on Wednesday.

The show, hosted by Kandi Burruss, the Grammy-award winner and star of "Real Housewives of Atlanta," brought Kemp onto the show to discuss what she always talks about on her show — sex.