Christian comedian John Crist returns online after months of silence in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal.
The 36-year-old posted a video on Facebook on Wednesday thanking his fans for supporting him on his journey to recovery. Crist, who became popular with his viral videos poking fun at Christian culture, said the eight months away from the Internet and his phone has “felt like forever,” reports Canada-based Christian music radio station, CHVN Radio.
I make a living, all my comedy videos were pointing out hypocrisy in a lot of ways…perhaps, the most embarrassing part of this whole thing is that the biggest hypocrite in all this was me. —John Crist
Crist disclosed that he spent four months in a treatment facility and his sister would send letters and messages from people who expressed concern and prayed for his healing. “Incredibly humbled to receive that support. Certainly, certainly undeserved based on decisions that I made in my personal life, but incredibly humbling to receive,” he said.
The comedian thought that fans would look down on him and judge him for his mistakes, but what he felt was the opposite. He knows t