JUSTIN Bieber's pastor Carl Lentz shared a tense talk with his wife outside the singer's apartment after he was fired from Hillsong Church for "infidelity."
The disgraced pastor appears to be staying at the 26-year-old singer's New York City apartment amid the scandal.
On Thursday morning, Carl and his wife Laura were seen for the first time since his firing having an uncomfortably serious conversation outside of the apartment building.
Carl sported a black baseball cap, matching pants and long sleeve Hillsong NYC shirt, which he covered with a plaid jacket.
In addition to a conversation with Laura – who was dressed in all black- Carl was also seen riding a blue bike around the New York City neighborhood.
The famous ex-Hillsong Church leader admitted on Thursday that he was fired from the global religious institution because he was “unfaithful” in his 17-year marriage.
The 41-year-old issued a lengthy statement that explained he was guilty of “moral failure” after losing his position within the megachurch.
He went on to apologize to his Laura, their three young children and members of Hillsong Church.
Following Carl's public statement, one church leader claimed to know about his infidelity for years.
The source was involved with the church for years before allegedly being “silenced” and “kicked out."
She exclusively told The Sun that the affairs first began in 2017 and claimed the church knew about his infidelity well before he was fired.
The former Hillsong group leader told The Sun: “My friend and I were leaders at the church so people came to us as their leaders about other transgressions with other leaders and pastors, including Carl.
“Women came to us and said Carl was sleeping around with people who were members of the church."
She continued: “There have been many sexual transgressions at Hillsong NYC. We tried to address them in 2017 and we were told that we were spreading gossip.
“We still tried to go to the pastors about it and we were dismissed. They knew exactly what we were saying… we weren’t threatening anything, just asking for answers.
“But leaders and pastors wouldn’t give us the time of day.
“We heard Carl was sleeping with people and we tried to address it the proper way within leadership…and it was swept under the rug."
In addition to serving as a mentor for Justin, Carl found fame as an Instagram influencer while working with the controversial church.
The singer became very close to Carl and moved in with the pastor and Laura for a month in 2014.
In addition to the Canadian singer, Carl is also close friends with Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, and Oprah Winfrey.
Carl, who married Laura in 2003, first joined Hillsong in 2010 and co-founded the NYC branch that same year.
He addressed his firing in an Instagram post on Thursday.
After sharing that he felt honored to serve as a leader, he added that when you "lead out of an empty place, you make choices that have real and painful consequences.”
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