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Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:42 AM

It's not just the pool boy. Falwell Jr. also was sugar daddy to a former LU student.

From an August 27. 2019 Reuters article about Falwell using Liberty U assets on his "personal trainer":

Exclusive: Falwell steered Liberty University land deal benefiting his personal trainer

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Reuters) - Evangelical leader and prominent Donald Trump backer Jerry Falwell Jr personally approved real estate transactions by his nonprofit Christian university that helped his personal fitness trainer obtain valuable university property, according to real estate records, internal university emails and interviews.

Around 2011, Falwell, president of Liberty University in Virginia, and his wife, Rebecca, began personal fitness training sessions with Benjamin Crosswhite, then a 23-year-old recent Liberty graduate. Now, after a series of university real estate transactions signed by Falwell, Crosswhite owns a sprawling 18-acre racquet sports and fitness facility on former Liberty property. Last year, a local bank approved a line of credit allowing Crosswhite’s business to borrow as much as $2 million against the property.

In 2016, Falwell signed a real estate deal transferring the sports facility, complete with tennis courts and a fitness center owned by Liberty, to Crosswhite. Under the terms, Crosswhite wasn’t required to put any of his own money down toward the purchase price, a confidential sales contract obtained by Reuters shows.

Liberty committed nearly $650,000 up front to lease back tennis courts from Crosswhite at the site for nine years. The school also offered Crosswhite financing, at a low 3% interest rate, to cover the rest of the $1.2 million transaction, the contract shows.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-falwell-trainer-exclusive/exclusive-falwell-steered-liberty-university-land-deal-benefiting-his-personal-trainer-idUSKCN1VH283

A picture of Crosswhite from his Instagram account:



I wonder what Falwell Sr.'s granddaughter, who spoke at the RNC tonight, thinks about this arrangement...

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Reply It's not just the pool boy. Falwell Jr. also was sugar daddy to a former LU student. (Original post)
SunSeeker Aug 2020 OP
Tanuki Aug 2020 #1
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #3
msongs Aug 2020 #2
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #4
mr_lebowski Aug 2020 #5
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #6
mr_lebowski Aug 2020 #7
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #8
cwydro Aug 2020 #9
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #12
cwydro Aug 2020 #16
mr_lebowski Aug 2020 #13
cwydro Aug 2020 #18
mr_lebowski Aug 2020 #19
cwydro Aug 2020 #22
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #10
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Baked Potato Aug 2020 #15
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #20
Baked Potato Aug 2020 #21
SunSeeker Aug 2020 #23
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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:52 AM

1. It all makes you wonder about the fact that Falwell recently teamed up with

26-year-old Charlie Kirk, the dumb-as-rocks front for Turning Point USA who never even wert to college, to launch a "think tank" that entwines their names (Falkirk Center) at Liberty University.

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Response to Tanuki (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:57 AM

3. Falwell used LU like Shitler used the Trump Foundation: a personal piggy bank.

Shitler used his Foundation to pay off porn stars; Falwell used LU to pay off hunky young men.

Since both were nonprofits, that means us taxpayers helped subsidize their skeevy trysts.

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:53 AM

2. will the chef be serving tube steak with buns? nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:58 AM

4. Ya gotta ring the bell first!

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:02 AM

5. Gosh that whole deal doesn't sound shady at ALL ... so, we'll loan you the money to buy it from us

at a rock bottom interest rate ... oh, and also, we'll give you a bunch more money to lease it back from you, basically cutting the cost in half.

How does that deal sound?



I bet it was also worth more than $1.2M as well, if I was to hazard a guess.

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:09 AM

6. Wonder what made him worth all that money, since it's obvious he was a shitty personal trainer...



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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:34 AM

7. Well ... that assessment might depend somewhat on which metrics you're choosing to focus on ...

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #7)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:39 AM

8. True, he apparently scored highly under the metrics Falwell used.

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:41 AM

9. Does that guy shave his arms?

Eek.
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Response to cwydro (Reply #9)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:46 AM

12. LOL. Well, bodybuilders do shave their bodies. It accentuates the mucles.

But the ingrown hairs can be really painful.

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #12)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 12:40 PM

16. Yeah, I know about that, but I think of bodybuilders as a bit more shredded.

That guys is certainly fit, as you’d expect a trainer to be, but doesn’t look like a bodybuilder to me.
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Response to cwydro (Reply #9)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:46 AM

13. From what I've gathered, that's a body builder thing ...

Oh, and also a stripper thing.

I was kidding about the 'gathered' part, cause I'm totally both those things.

Cwyd ... I've not seen ya around lately ...
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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 01:41 PM

18. Yeah, I somehow caught the virus at the beginning of August.

Managed to get through it in about a week and a half, but it’s definitely laid me low.

Good to see ya!
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Response to cwydro (Reply #18)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:22 PM

19. Scary! Glad to hear you're okay, and welcome back ...

DId you make an OP sharing your story?

You should if you didn't IMHO
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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #19)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:29 PM

22. No, I'm really not an OP type person.

But I’ve mentioned it on different threads.

It was no picnic, but as my doctor said it was a “ mild” case. Fever spikes to 102, 103, and 104 before it finally was gone. Never been that sick.

Had it not been for the pandemic, I would have just thought oh, dear, I’ve got a bad flu. I rarely get sick, but I would have just buckled down to ride it out. Wouldn’t have worried too much.

As it was, I was so freaked out, wondering as the fever climbed if something was coming behind it. Other than the debilitating headache, body aches, fatigue and dizziness, the chills and fever - I was lucky. No lung problems, which of course was what frightened me.

No underlying conditions, White, petite, female, good physical shape - and I’ve been staying home since the lockdown. 10 or so days before I got sick, I went to the store. Masked of course, but I’d never seen it so crowded and many without masks. Idiot walked right by me in the checkout line, no mask, laughing and talking loudly on his cell. Who knows. Masks are not magic, but I did everything I could.

I think there’s much they don’t know about this disease.
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Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:45 AM

11. This further proves Falwell is a fu_king idiot, like news of such a...

foul-smelling deal would never get out. He's so stupid he thought he could use LU money like it was Monopoly money.

Falwell seems to be unraveling lately. I mean tweeting that photo of him and the young woman with their pants unfasten. He had to be on drugs to tweet that out, putting all of his own dirty business into the streets. And of course there have been rumors for months of the pool boy. That finally came out too.

What a hot mess. He has to be the dumbest person to ever be the president of a university, especially that of a religious university. All that stuff was bound to come out as carelessly and scandolously he and his wife were living their lives.

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 06:02 AM

14. I assume his board had to approve those transactions

It sounds to me as if there is zero oversight at Liberty. How would this type of thing pass an independent audit? How do they maintain their accreditation?

Honestly, they're a joke of a college.

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 11:58 AM

15. Cap.... is that you?

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Response to Baked Potato (Reply #15)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 02:37 PM

20. Huh?

What are you talking about?

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #20)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 03:20 PM

21. Captain America

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Response to Baked Potato (Reply #21)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 04:35 PM

23. He doesn't look like Captain American to me.

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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 12:52 PM

17. I don't really want to know what Crosswhite had to do for the loot.

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