Following the revelation that both Jerry Falwell Jr., an evangelical leader and fervent Trump supporter, and his wife, Becki Falwell, had a years-long sexual relationship with their former "pool boy" Giancarlo Granda, Falwell stepped down from his post as Liberty University president.
With schools cautiously edging back to in-person classes in the wake of the pandemic, Liberty University posted a now-deleted tweet asking students what they were most excited to come back to school for.
Twitter took no prisoners.
@LibertyU Any class where I can wear my pants unbuttoned!— Michael M. Bind Trump Hughes (@Michael M. Bind Trump Hughes)1598292672.0
@LibertyU Think I would’ve just stayed off of social media today...— Kevin Warren (@Kevin Warren)1598292835.0
@LibertyU MMF Three Ways 101 Lab. Scheduled for Friday 9:45 pm, Friday 11:15 pm, and Saturday 9:30 am.— Still Socially-Distanced Burt Likko (@Still Socially-Distanced Burt Likko)1598291293.0
Threesome? @JerryFalwellJr @LibertyU https://t.co/RBTv61qRi0— Ben Meiselas (@Ben Meiselas)1598313830.0
Earlier today, Falwell officially resigned as the President of Liberty University, after saying he was only taking a leave of absence.
@LibertyU Can we audition the pool boys and the personal trainers like Jerry Falwell Jr. does?— Molotovsky 🥀 (@Molotovsky 🥀)1598293530.0
@LibertyU Cuckolding 101— Attorney@Law (@Attorney@Law)1598293747.0
@LibertyU Students -- if there's a job notice on the bulletin board for a pool boy I HIGHLY recommend you not answer it.— Brad Reed (@Brad Reed)1598294039.0
@bwreed @LibertyU I dunno man, sounds like a REALLY good gig to me. Skim the pool. Carpe Falwell. Go home with property.— Rob Galbraith (@Rob Galbraith)1598332116.0
"I wasn't expecting him [Falwell Jr.] to be a spiritual leader, but I was expecting him to be a spiritual example," said Eli Best, a junior at Liberty University, to the New York Times.
"The president of a university not abiding by his own standards, in terms of bars and alcohol and sexuality — all those stories, that tipped me off. It was like a flashing sign in our
@LibertyU Lots of classes being audited this semester. I hear you guys like to watch!— Midlife Crisis Actor (@Midlife Crisis Actor)1598291567.0
@ScottHome1066 @LibertyU https://t.co/4GavKRGjLa— The Purple State Mom (@The Purple State Mom)1598292392.0
@LibertyU I'm very interested in this one https://t.co/r2Qc41bZQd— Adam Weinstein (@Adam Weinstein)1598292578.0
@AdamWeinstein @LibertyU Is there a class on Christian threesomes? Is it an elective or mandatory for every graduate of this university?— Elliana Resist (@Elliana Resist)1598293299.0
@AdamWeinstein @LibertyU Nothing about embracing the pool boy.— Sarah Freligh (@Sarah Freligh)1598321623.0
Liberty University deleted the tweet after the Twitter-verse roasted them and has been making periodic updates since.