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In a new twist on the “drag your wife out to your public confession of adultery” meme, televangelist Marcus Lamb has his wife confess his adultery for him:



The confession was apparently prompted to preempt extortionists who were threatening to break the news unless Lamb coughed up $7.5 million.

There is much that could be said about the above clip, but most striking is the fact that Lamb left it to his wife to say the hard words. Lamb does note in the clip that he “takes full responsibility” for his actions, but having your wife do the dirty work for you seems far more empty than full.

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