F.L. ‘Bubba’ Copeland, the mayor of Smiths Station, Alabama and the pastor at First Baptist Church of Phenix City, k***d himself early Friday evening,, Media Take Out has learned.
Bubba Copleamns was far right in his beliefs – with his politics often anti Black, and anti-LGBTQ+. But he had a secret life – as a “thick” trans woman looking for Black men to have intimate encounters with.
The Smiths Station Mayor and Baptist pastor F.L. ‘Bubba’ Copeland had a secret life – where he was a ‘transgender curvy girl’. When the far right extremist political was caught, he told his friends and family that ‘It’s a hobby I do to relieve stress’
Copeland’s death came two days after the website 1819 News published photos of him wearing women’s clothing and makeup.
Alabama Baptist state leadership responded to allegations against Copeland after the controversial photos from the article surfaced to the public, saying
We have become aware of the alleged unbiblical behavior related to the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Phenix City. We are praying for the leaders of the church family as they seek to determine the truth concerning these accusations. As the people of God, we pray for the pastor and his family as well. We are in consultation with the Russell Baptist Association’s leadership as they endeavor to assist the First Baptist family during this critical time of need.
Copeland’s accounts featured several memes with transgender and heterosexual pornography, according to 1819 News. On one post, Copeland included the caption, “Do what you have to do to get f****d,” and “Once you’ve been mounted properly there is no going back.”
He also presented himself as a “transgender curvy girl” on Reddit and often commented about his medical transition from male to female. On Instagram, he invited people to contact him to “chat.”
By the posts, it’s clear that Bubba had a preference for Black men.
Additionally, Copeland frequently commented on other posts, referring to himself as a “thick transgender woman” and encouraging other transgender individuals to go on Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Rev. Bubba Copeland posted pictures online as a transgender woman, “Brittini Blaire Summerlin.”
Bubba Copeland confirmed that he operated the accounts and was featured in the pictures in an interview with 1819 News, the news site reported. He reportedly told the publication that it was only a means of “getting rid of stress” and called the postings a “hobby” and a “fantasy.” He also said his erotica was “purely fiction.”
Copeland initially denied knowledge of the accounts, 1819 News reported. However, he admitted to them after the organization shared the screenshots. At the time, Copeland reportedly said only his wife was aware of the accounts.