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Jury Sides With God, Pastor's Wife Cleared

8/14/2008 4:46 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Megachurch preacher's wife Victoria Osteen did not assault a flight attendant over a stain on her first class seat, a civil jury in Texas has ruled.

The jurors rejected Sharon Brown's claims that pastor Joel Osteen's wife caused her mental and physical harm -- even giving her hemorrhoids-- by going off on her on a 2005 flight from Houston to Vail, Colo.

Brown had said Miss Victoria went berserk when a spill on the armrest of her seat wasn't cleaned up quickly enough. Brown said the preacher's wife slammed her against the lavatory door, and elbowed her in the breast as she rushed the cockpit. A jury unanimously decided Brown's story was full of holy baloney and awarded her zilch.

Brown had sued for 10% of Osteen's net worth.

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76.

blonddudesf    

If you are white, Christian, and have a lot of money you can get away with anything!!! Just ask George W. Bush and his family!! These mega church ministers are laughing all the way to the bank as their lame followers keep throwing money at them!!

2075 days ago
77.

HOLY CROCODILE    

The stewardess said the preachers wife was a pain in the as$ and they took it as she gave her hemorrohoids..

2075 days ago
78.

Truth Wins    

Praise the Lord

2075 days ago
79.

Linda    

It seems as though this lawsuit was a bunch of garbage-hemorrhoids????? However, the "pastor's wife" appears to be completely out of touch with the real world and expects everyone to kiss her holy butt. If you really are trying to spread the word of God you don't flaunt your wealth and obnoxious behavior like they do. I can't believe people give money to them after seeing what kind of lifestyle they live. What a scam and a fraud!! Maybe I should start preaching the word of God and looking for handouts so I don't have to teach anymore and live paycheck to paycheck. Lucky for me that I love my job and want to try and improve the lives of special needs children. I guess she'll get what she deserves in her afterlife!

2075 days ago
80.

HOLY CROCODILE    

Dangit,she must racist.she doesn't want to sit in the back next to a black box.

2075 days ago
81.

NoF    

Got to say it...this Brown person must be one Angry Black Woman. Am I right???????

2075 days ago
82.

that's all    

What is with the joker eyebrows? Gah!! Who could be such a crank a cutie for a husband

2075 days ago
83.

Lisa B.    

Sharon Brown got greedy and so got nothing. The Osteens had already admitted guilt by paying a fine to the airline-even if they weren't really guilty, just by paying the fine they probably would have ended up having to pay Brown something, if she had not gone crazy by asking for 10% of their net worth and the ridiculous hemorhoid claim, she would've gotten a probably fair settlement. Oh well, she's kicking herself now....right in the hemorhoids!!!

2075 days ago
84.

Rhapsody    

The jury saw right through Sharon Browns dishonesty!! She has pulled this stunt in the past and thought she could lie her way through anything. I hope Ms. Brown can renew her faith, TURN TO GOD and ask for forgiveness.!!! Then maybe she can begin to live a respectable life and apologize to Mrs. Osteen.

2075 days ago
85.

Kelli    

A group of friends and I are going to see Joel in October here in Dallas. Glad to hear this verdict. I bet her hemmoroids are flaring up again.

2075 days ago
86.

Kim    

There was something not right about that woman's story form the beginning. It seems she was only trying to get money any way she could. As for the people who have commented about us Jesus Freaks-----I am one!!!

2075 days ago
87.

Rational Thinker    

God doesn't exist. All religion is a sham. Ms. Brown should have known better than to try to use the courts to con a con woman.

2075 days ago
88.

owlafaye    

Consumate lies and hypocrisy define Christianity.

Beware, the Christians are coming and they are NOT nice people.

2075 days ago
89.

Tom    

Another con artist bites the dust. This was just a ridiculous lawsuit brought by someone who saw nothing but $$$$$$ and made a mountain out of a molehill...

2075 days ago
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kathy    

If you took out the fact that Victoria Osteen was a minister's wife or that she was a Christian and just heard that a lady was sued by a stewardess who said she threw a fit on an airplane over a spill and cause her to get hemmoroids...how different would the posts be here?? How sad that we criticize people today over the fact that they are Christians. Scary...

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