Posts tagged "abuse"

“Family Matters'” Darius McCrary & 4 More Formerly Famous Actors Accused Of Abuse Or Worse

Former actor Darius McCrary, who played Eddie Winslow on “Family Matters,” was recently served with a restraining order. The legal action was the result of abuse accusations by his ex-wife…

Kelli Bender | December 11, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Man Waterboards Girlfriend For Allegedly Cheating

This story will make you worry not just about the state of our country, but humanity in general. A Nebraska man named Trevor Case is being charged with domestic assault,…

Kelli Bender | October 29, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Girl Talk: How To Avoid Dating An Abusive Freak

The first thing anyone asks a battered woman is: “Why did you put up with that?” Domestic violence is the only crime I can think of—well, besides rape—where the victim…

Judy McGuire | October 25, 2010 - 3:30 pm

“Abusers” Reality Show Brings Real-Life Domestic Violence Abusers Into Your Living Room

People on reality shows of yore have eaten bugs, had catfights over men, and stabbed each other in the back for a chance to work for The Donald.

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Jesse James’ Dad Says There Was No Abuse

When Jesse James sat down for his “Nightline” interview, he had an interesting explanation for why he torpedoed his marriage to Sandra Bullock by cheating with multiple women—he was abused…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 27, 2010 - 1:40 pm

“What Would You Do?” Sees How Strangers React To An Abusive Relationship

Warning: this clip from a new ABC TV show called “What Would You Do?” is hard to watch, even though I know the “abusive boyfriend” and the “abused…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Study Says Some Abused Women See Partners As “Affectionate” And “Dependable”

A study of data from U.S. National Institute on Mental Health published in the journal Violence Against Women has found that many women who endure physical, sexual and psychological abuse

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2010 - 2:33 pm

Football Losses Linked To Uptick In Domestic Violence

We know that dudes, and many ladies, take their football really seriously. And, of course, losing sucks. But did you know it could also be dangerous? A new study shows…

Ami Angelowicz | November 24, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Rihanna Talks To Glamour About Chris Brown Assault

Rihanna is finally opening up about the physical abuse she suffered by ex-boyfriend Chris Brown in an interview with Glamour magazine. They interviewed Rihanna for their annual Women Of The…

Jessica Wakeman | November 3, 2009 - 2:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tyra Does A Show On Women Who Hit Their Boyfriends

Yesterday, Tyra Banks did a show on “battered men syndrome,” about when women hit their boyfriends. OK, Tyra, listen up: While physical abuse is just as wrong when it happens…

Jessica Wakeman | October 20, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Would You Dump A Guy If You Found Out He Hit His Ex?

There are dealbreakers and then there are dealbreakers—and a past history of domestic violence is a dealbreaker on a lot of people’s list.’s advice columnist, Cary Tennis, fielded a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Pill Popping To Get Pretty

Everyone knows that prescription pills are available to anyone looking for them, if you know how to search online. Not that it’s a legal means—but abusing prescription painkillers isn’t all…

Nina Carbone | September 1, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Chris Brown Sentenced For Rihanna Assault & New Details Emerge About Violence

Sigh. The Feb. 8th incident when Chris Brown assaulted Rihanna was not the first violent argument between the couple. Before his sentencing yesterday, Brown’s probation officer filed a report revealing…

Jessica Wakeman | August 26, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Schwarzenegger Cuts All Of CA’s Funding For Domestic Violence Programs

California’s governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, cut all of the funding—$16.3 million in total—for domestic violence programs from the 2009-10 state budget. State Assembly members say many shelters rely on that funding…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Q&A: Confessions Of A Pill Head

I vividly remember walking into the interview. I was a junior in college and had scored a meeting with Joshua Lyon, an editor at Jane Magazine, the publication I’d been…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 9, 2009 - 10:30 am

The #1 Reason Guys Beat Up Their Girlfriends

Rihanna may think that she’s back to making sweet music together with her battering boyfriend, but she is sadly mistaken if she thinks he will never hit her again. Men… | March 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Was Rihanna’s Glittery Eyepatch Covering Up An Injury?

More rumors surround the Chris Brown/Rihanna incident! According to The Sun, the LAPD is looking into whether there had been a history of violence between Brown and Rihanna, and one…

Catherine Strawn | February 13, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Supergirl Gets Divorce

Kids grow up so fast these days. By 3rd grade, I had definitely played pretend bride, but a girl in Yemen was forced to do it for reals. At the…

Simcha | April 28, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Second Chance For “Accidental” Face Mangler

Oof, Dear Sugar got a little deep this week. Anonymous posted a “Group Therapy” topic called “My Boyfriend Accidently Hit Me”, asking for advice as to whether she should give…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 8, 2008 - 10:00 am
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