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‘We’re good now’: America’s richest pastor blows the coronavirus away

'I blow the wind of God on you! You are destroyed forever.'


Tiffanie Drayton

Internet Culture

Posted on Apr 5, 2020   Updated on Apr 5, 2020, 12:56 pm CDT

Televangelist Kenneth Copeland broadcasted a prayer in an attempt to blow the coronavirus away.

The pastor, who has a net worth of around $300 million, aired a special broadcast to help with COVID-19.

Instead of donations to hospitals, or assistance for his followers who have lost their jobs, the pastor tries to rid the coronavirus himself.

The “healing” was done before an empty church while four in his inner circle joined him on the stage.

In the video, the pastor calls the heat and the winds of the Earth and then proceeds to blow into the camera.

“COVID-19! I blow the wind of God on you! You are destroyed forever. And you’ll never be back. Thank you, God,” he announces.

User @travisakers shared the video on Twitter, where it received over 1.7 million views.

“Hey everybody, we’re good now,” he tweeted.

Others joined in on roasting the millionaire pastor.

One user questioned himself for being a follower in the past.

“Used to follow this man thirty-five years ago. I’m face palming myself,” he embarassedly stated.

Some wondered if the church members believed what the church is peddling, as those onstage can be seen practicing social distancing.

“Yeah but notice they’re all on that stage practicing social distancing,” a savvy user noted.

Others pointed out that this was not the pastor’s first COVID-19 banishing attempt.

“How many times does Kenneth Copeland need to eradicate COVID-19 before we can leave our houses? I thought he made it disappear last week,” user @JennSev asked.

One user summed up best the hypocrisy of Copeland’s actions.

“You’re a joke. Asking people to mail you even more money in this time of desperation where a lot of people are out of work. You are a truly evil man. 820 million dollar bank account and you have not donated a dime to anyone. Sad and pathetic,” they stated.


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*First Published: Apr 5, 2020, 12:55 pm CDT