6/03/2007 | Share this article:
It was a story many had trouble believing until Haggard admitted he was guilty of "sexual immorality." At the same time, it sparked debate across the country about homosexuality and religion — just before the November elections, which included a measure about domestic partnerships in Colorado.
As the story unfolded, Mike Jones was labeled both a hero and a whore.
In outing Haggard, he had also outed himself, exposing details of his life to friends and family who hadn't known he advertised as a paid escort.
His legitimate massage clients disappeared, and jobs modeling at an art school dried up. Aside from reporters, his phone went dead.
With no work, Jones spent three months on his book, which is expected to be in stores in mid-June.
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