EDITOR’S NOTE: Following publication of this story, Jerry Falwell, Jr. denied that he had resigned from Liberty University.
On Monday, following new reports about salacious sexual acts involving his wife and a pool boy, Jerry Falwell, Jr., has submitted his resignation as president of the right-wing Liberty University.
The news triggered an avalanche of mockery on social media.
How’s this for Christian Values? @JerryFalwellJr used to have his biz partner have sex with his wife @BeckiFalwell… https://t.co/rYVhXpr7xM— Jawn Murray (@Jawn Murray)1598304240.0
But did someone watch him do it? https://t.co/YQtgWHOHCS— Quinn Cummings (@Quinn Cummings)1598302609.0
Gotta respect Liberty University's devotion to the bottom line. If white evangelicals develop a healthy sense of sh… https://t.co/yYKzYFdhdC— LOLGOP (@LOLGOP)1598303623.0
@washingtonpost Way to throw your wife under the bus. Seems like everyone was involved in this “affair,” but you co… https://t.co/aBEyWz19jt— So Let’s Say... (@So Let’s Say...)1598303465.0
Well, we always asked what it would take, right? Now we know. Threesomes, pool boys and pelvic thrusts. There are s… https://t.co/CIAIw2zGKE— Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali (@Wajahat "Wears a Mask Because of a Pandemic" Ali)1598303677.0
Pretty impressive that Jerry Falwell Jr. had a scandal so deliriously scandalous it totally displaced the one invol… https://t.co/AXeWIsS8sJ— Alex Seitz-Wald (@Alex Seitz-Wald)1598303438.0
@jackmjenkins @esaagar Literally caught with his pants down.— Perfectly Handmade (@Perfectly Handmade)1598302861.0
@jackmjenkins @joshtpm Good, now they can get back to their core business of fleecing gullible Evangelical parents— McRib, PI (@McRib, PI)1598303617.0
@jackmjenkins His days of casting stones will be on hiatus.— Marge Gunderson (@Marge Gunderson)1598302877.0
As is often the case with these scandals, you have to marvel at the utter foolishness that led Falwell to believe t… https://t.co/cKmYAt5naS— AlternativeGroupOfHats (@AlternativeGroupOfHats)1598304918.0