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Wed Jun 19, 2019, 01:14 PM

FALWELL JR: How cut-rate SoBe hostel launched Jerry Falwell Jr. 'pool boy' saga, naked picture hunt

The sun was setting over the ocean at the Cheeca Lodge resort in Islamorada when Jerry Falwell Jr. smiled for the camera, a national evangelical leader nearing 50 posing next to a young man he had met poolside in Miami Beach.

The photograph shows Giancarlo Granda, a handsome, 20-something pool attendant whom Jerry and his wife, Rebecca, befriended at the Fontainebleau hotel in 2012, and within months, would set up as part-owner and manager of a $4.7 million South Beach hostel.

It was an unusual partnership: The president of the largest Christian university in the world, a school that prohibits gay sex, agreeing to operate a Miami Beach hostel, regarded as gay friendly, in conjunction with a “pool boy” with virtually no hotel management experience after they met at the storied Fontainebleau, a favored South Florida vacation ground for the Falwells. Yet there they were, not only business partners but mingling socially at Cheeca, an idyllic, exclusive resort in the Keys.

The relationship between the Falwells and Granda forms the backdrop of an improbable Miami story that is causing political ripples beyond South Florida. It involves a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, the pool boy” as he is described in the lawsuit, the comedian Tom Arnold, Michael Cohen, President Trump’s now imprisoned political fixer, naked photographs — and a Miami father and son who say they were defrauded in a real estate deal then forced to change their names due to “threats.”


[link:https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/article231717833.html|

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Wed Jun 19, 2019, 02:06 PM

1. Kicking to read later.

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Wed Jun 19, 2019, 02:23 PM

2. The truth shall be revealed!!!


In due time.

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Wed Jun 19, 2019, 02:34 PM

3. I wonder if the Falwells own numerous by-the-hour hotels

in some off the beaten path locales?

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