What applies for one should apply for all.
I am not making any judgments as I don't know the facts of both cases, this is more a post about how people are treated.
Years ago, a female gospel singer admitted she had an extra-marital affair, the affair had only what could be described as a catastrophe for her career as people refused to book her and her church abandoned her.
While, when a well-known televangelist was caught with a prostitute, he turned to his followers and said, "What I do is none of your business." He never suffered a blow to his career, if anything the occurrence helped helped boost his congregation.