No one can take Jerry Falwell Jr.’s liberty away.
Even though Liberty University, where he was president for 13 years, recently sued him and forbid employees from talking to him, Falwell popped up onstage at a student event Thursday night and invited them to his nearby 500-acre farm for “the real Liberty graduation,” several news outlets reported.
“I just want to invite all the seniors to my farm on May 8. We’re going to have the real Liberty graduation,” Falwell told the roughly 200 students at the stand-up comedy event at an off-campus house, according to a video seen by POLITICO. “If you’re not a senior but you date one, you can come, too.”
Falwell’s tenure at the evangelical university in Virginia ended after a series of wild scandals involving him and his wife Becki last year. Becki allegedly had an affair with a former pool boy while Falwell reportedly watched, and Becki was also accused of