“I recognize the extremely poor judgment that I used . . . in having an affair six years ago — including the embarrassing communication I exhibited during that time,” the Brooklynite said in a statement. “I made some egregious errors. . . . With deepest regret, I want to apologize to my church family. I was wrong. We must live holy.”
The Jacksons’ marriage survived, but Adams held on to the pictures like a time bomb while nursing a grudge against the one-time All Star.
In one message to Shaw before the shakedown, she exhorted him to “concentrate and f— (Jackson) up! he is a Fake ass man of god.”
Jackson was approached two months ago at a Memphis hotel by Shaw, 40. The suspect showed Jackson a folder with the damning photos and the CD.
Jackson quickly paid $5,000 cash and destroyed the materials — only to have his tormentor resurface two weeks later in a series of emails, officials said.
Jackson’s wife of 22 years was contacted next with a threatening message regarding the photos.
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