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Bishop Eddie Long accusers to release book

TROUBLE: Bishop Eddie Long

TWO MEN who accused Bishop Eddie Long of seducing them into a sexual relationships, are reportedly set to release a book on the ordeal.

Alleged victims and the book's authors, Jamaal Parris and Spencer LeGrande, told SWB-TV that they hope the autobiography will warn others about their experiences with the New Birth Missionary Baptist church pastor.

Long hit back at news of the book release by stating that he is abiding by the "confidentiality" agreement set in the alleged $15 million settlement he made with his five accusers earlier this year.

In a statement of his churches website he wrote: " All I have to say is what we stated earlier. All parties involved decided to resolve the civil cases out of court. The decision was made to bring closure to this matter and allow us to move forward with the plans God has for this ministry."

"I will continue to honor and abide by my commitment of confidentiality and restraint as it relates to the resolution of the civil litigation and will not be diverted from the important work of the ministry," he added.

Co-writer, Parris, recently made headlines when he claimed that his alleged sexual abuse was to blame for his recent drug conviction.

In a recent interview with SWB-TV the 24-year-old said: "I don’t know if I’m angry anymore at the abuse, I think I’m more so angry at what I lost from it."

“I don’t need the clothes. I don’t need the jewelry. I’ll stand up in front of you like a man more than you ever were. Now tell me I’m lying, tell me I’m wrong. Tell me you didn’t do this. Look at all of us now face up,” he added.

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