The president of the National Association of Evangelicals, who has resigned amid allegations that he had sex with a former self-described male prostitute, has admitted to buying methamphetamines from the man, but denied that he had used the drug or had sex with the man.Click here to watch a video of Haggard telling a reporter about buying meth from Mike Jones.
"I bought it for myself but never used it," the Rev. Ted Haggard said today to a reporter for KUSA who interviewed him as he was sitting in his car with his wife outside his Colorado Springs, Colo., home. "I was tempted, but I never used it."
He said he threw out the drug without using it.
Haggard said he got a massage from the man, 49-year-old Mike Jones, after receiving a recommendation from a Denver hotel, but said he never had sex with him.
Friday, November 03, 2006
Haggard bought meth
ABC News now says that Haggard admits to buying Meth.