Liberty College is suing its former president, Jerry Falwell Jr., for $10 million, alleging he hid misconduct from the college board.
The criticism says Falwell “customary a deceitful scheme to govern the Government Committee of Liberty” throughout contract negotiations in 2019. The college accuses Falwell of hiding his relationship with Giancarlo Granda, who Falwell alleged tried to extort him by threatening to disclose his sexual relationship with Falwell’s spouse Becki. Moreover, Falwell is accused of hiding “his private impairment by alcohol.”
Falwell didn’t instantly touch upon the swimsuit when contacted by the New York Instances. Liberty College spokesman Scott Lamb mentioned he had no remark.
The swimsuit additionally alleges that Falwell “improperly and errantly” instructed reporters that the college owed him $10.5 million following his departure, and that Falwell performed college enterprise by way of a non-public e-mail account and private units.
Falwell took a go away of absence from Liberty College on August 7, 2020, after he uploaded a photograph to Instagram of himself and Becki’s assistant with pants unbuttoned on board a yacht.
Falwell later resigned from the college following reviews that Granda carried on a sexual relationship with him and his spouse.
Granda mentioned that he carried on an affair with Becki Falwell from 2012 by way of 2018, alleging that Jerry Falwell “loved watching from the nook of the room.” Falwell has denied that he was intimately concerned within the affair, however acknowledged that he knew of the connection.