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Juanita Bynum: Finished with abusive marriage

Fox 5 Atlanta,, USA
Sep. 5, 2007 • Thursday September 6, 2007

ATLANTA (FOX 5) – Well-known television evangelist Juanita Bynum spoke exclusively with FOX 5 News about allegedly being attacked by her estranged husband, Bishop Thomas Weeks, III. Bynum said last month’s alleged assault wasn’t the first time the couple has had problems.

Weeks is accused of attacking Bynum in a parking lot at the Renaissance Hotel, near the airport last month.

“I’m not crying just because I was kicked or I was choked. There’s more to it than that for me. I know that scars heal, but I lost somebody that I loved very much. I know people go through this saying I loved him. No, I love him,” said Bynum.

Bynum said she will probably never stop loving her husband, but the pastor and accomplished author said she was finished with what she called an abusive marriage.

“My love for Bishop Weeks I don’t think will ever die. I said this to someone yesterday, my love for him, separating what I experienced in that parking lot, I have enough love. It’s so much until I think I can marry him twice, but this one is over,” Bynum said.

Bynum said she gave her attorney the go-ahead for divorce proceedings last week. She said she thought the routine blow-ups in their near five year marriage were normal.

“This was not the first time that we had had a physical altercation. It’s never been to this degree, never. Shoving. He’s never physically drawn a fist back and hit me, but it’s been pushing and shoving,” said Bynum.

The Gospel singer and preacher said she will assist prosecutors in any way she could with the aggravated assault case, but said that she could not pass judgment on whether Weeks should go to jail. Bynum said she believed Weeks still had redeeming qualities.

“He’s a brilliant man and I believe God is [going to] get that purpose out of his life. Maybe he wasn’t meant to be with me and so that’s why I wish him the best. I wish him the best,” Bynum said.

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