April 6, 1987 |
Jessica Hahn said she was forced into sexual activities with a second evangelist shortly after a sexual encounter with Jim Bakker, even though she told Bakker she was a virgin and feared getting pregnant, Newsweek magazine said.
March 30, 1987 |
An Oklahoma City evangelist introduced former PTL leader Jim Bakker to the woman with whom he had an affair because Bakker threatened suicide unless he found a way to make his wife jealous and win back her affections, according to a report published Sunday. Bakker, 47, and his wife, Tammy, have been the focus of an old-time religion soap opera since he admitted to a sexual liaison with a church secretary seven years ago.
April 9, 1987 |
Jessica Hahn has stopped receiving monthly payments from a settlement reached after she complained about a 1980 sexual encounter with evangelist Jim Bakker, according to the man who negotiated the settlement for her. Hahn, who claims Bakker forced her to have sex with him in a Florida hotel room, has not received her settlement payments for March and April, Anaheim businessman Paul Roper said Tuesday night. Hahn had been receiving $800 to $1,200 a month since March, 1985, according to Roper.
December 20, 1989 |
Flamboyant evangelist John Wesley Fletcher, who paid Jessica Hahn's way to Florida for her tryst with Jim Bakker, said today he is poor as a church mouse and needs a court-appointed attorney for his perjury trial. Fletcher, making an initial court appearance after being charged two weeks ago with lying to the grand jury that indicted Bakker, said he doesn't have a dime to his name and cannot possibly pay for his own defense.
December 5, 1989 |
A federal grand jury today indicted two associates of Jim Bakker for lying during the PTL fraud investigation. Sam Johnson, former minister at Heritage Village Church, was charged with 12 counts of perjury for his testimony about a $10,000 check that was part of $265,000 in hush money paid to former church secretary Jessica Hahn. Evangelist John Wesley Fletcher was charged with one count of perjury for his testimony about how Bakker was introduced to Hahn.