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George Alan Rekers’ fate should be completely sealed, thanks to last night’s AC360 report, where his rentboy Jo-Vanni Roman revealed their whole sordid affair.
Most notable: There was a written contract between Rekers and Roman, which called for Roman earning $75 per day in exchange for spending eight hours a day with Rekers, carrying his luggage, and providing one massage per day. (That’s $9.38/hour, for those keeping track.) And yet Roman still says he wants to be Roman’s friend! To which we say: Cheap people are never your friend.
As for some murmuring that Roman is insisting to the press they didn’t have sex because he fears criminal prosecution for hooking? We call bullocks. Both Roman and Rekers’ second alleged rentboy Carl Shepherd says Rekers wasn’t interested in going beyond rub-downs. In the first few second of this interview with Randi Kaye, Roman says there was no sex.
Leave it to Truth Wins Out’s Wayne Besen to score the money quote: “It seems Rekers doesn’t think gay people should raise boys, he thinks they should rent boys.” Zing!
And while she didn’t secure Roman, Rachel Maddow had this powerful take on the saga: