Westboro Baptist Church Fred Phelp’s Deathbed Confession “I’m Gay”-Fiction! & Satire!
Summary of eRumor:
This is a forwarded email that contains what appears to be a news article that alleged a deathbed confession of a hidden gay past by Westboro Baptist founder and anti-gay activist Fred Phelps.
The deathbed confession is a hoax by the satire website of the National Report.
A Westboro Baptist Church spokesperson told reporters that the 84-year-old Phelps died on March 20, 2014 of natural causes. This according to a March 20, 2014 article by CNN.