Jerry Falwell Jr. has resigned as president of Liberty University, The Religion News Service reports.
The news comes just hours after a Washington Examiner report in which one of Falwell's business partners alleged that he had a years-long sexual relationship with Falwell and his wife, Becki. Falwell was already under scrutiny and went on indefinite leave from his presidency earlier this month after posting a photo of himself with his arm around a woman while they both had their pants partially unzipped, though that was far from the first time he found himself in the spotlight while leading the private evangelic Christian university.
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