Church to Prejean: Live and Learn

11/5/2009 2:50 AM PST

Church to Prejean: Live and Learn

Carrie Prejean's pastor isn't willing to give up on his famous fallen beauty queen, after learning she made a graphic, solo sex tape.

Pastor Darren Carrington from The Rock Church in San Diego says, "Everyone is a work in progress," adding everyone has "something we're not proud of."

The Pastor is reacting to the TMZ story that Carrie folded like a cheap suit during settlement negotiations with Miss California USA officials after they pulled out the ultimate Trump card -- a solo sex tape.

We're told it took about 15 seconds for Carrie to reduce her demand from more than $1 million to ... just validate my parking, please.