Posts tagged "domestic abuse"

Taylor Armstrong Talks In Detail About Being Abused

After the suicide of her estranged husband, Russell Armstrong, Taylor Armstrong of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” largely laid low. Then last week, a photo of Taylor with…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 21, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Topman Pulls Domestic Violence-y “I’m Sorry But You Provoked Me” T-Shirt

Topman, the men’s version of the British chain Topshop, has pulled two super-douchey T-shirts.

One of Topman’s Ts suggests domestic violence with the words up top, “I’m so…

Jessica Wakeman | September 16, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Morning Quickies: Taylor Armstrong Sells Domestic Abuse Photos

Taylor Armstrong sold photos of her with a black eye (from the physical abuse she allegedly suffered at the hands of her late husband) to “Entertainment Tonight,” which aired…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2011 - 11:20 am

On Seeing A Bruised Woman On The Train

Riding on the train home from work last week, the woman sitting next to me caught my eye. It wasn’t just her bright red lipstick or her retro dress that…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jay-Z Wouldn’t Clap For Chris Brown At VMAs

Jay-Z wouldn’t clap for Chris Brown when he performed at last night’s VMAs, presumably because he discovered Rihanna. Now that’s a strong statement right there. Go you, Jay. [TMZ]

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Why Aren’t News Stories About “The Hurricane Killer” Calling It Domestic Violence?

While reading news reports this weekend about the hurricane that swept the East Coast, the phrase “the Hurricane Killer” caught my eye. With a moniker like that, I imagined some…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2011 - 2:40 pm

#ReasonsToBeatYourGirlfriend Trended This Weekend On Twitter

My love/hate relationship with Twitter grew ever-so-slightly more complicated this weekend when the hashtag #ReasonsToBeatYourGirlfriend trended on Sunday. (For the Twitter-uninitiated, a hashtag is a word or phrase prefaced by…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Is Lauren Astley, 18, Teen Dating Violence’s Latest Victim?

Just weeks ago, 18-year-old Lauren Astley of Framingham, Massachusetts, graduated from Wayland High School. On Sunday night, she was reported missing after she didn’t return home from her job at…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Should There Be A Domestic Abuser Registry?

If a new bill introduced in New York goes through, people convicted of domestic violence or stalking would be required to register with a Domestic Violence Offender Database. Anyone convicted…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Nicolas Cage Arrested For Domestic Abuse

Nicolas Cage was arrested for domestic abuse in New Orleans when he allegedly shoved his wife on the street early this morning. A “very drunk” Cage was reportedly arguing with…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Rihanna Blames, But Understands, Her Abusive Father

“I actually feel really bad for my father. He was abused, too — he got beat up by his stepdad when he was young. He has resentment toward women, because…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2011 - 10:40 am

Quickies: Rosie O’Donnell Thinks Chris Brown Haters Are Racist & Creepy Panty-Selling News

Rosie O’Donnell thinks Chris Brown’s haters are racist and therefore he is held to “a different standard” than other abusive a**holes. Wait, what? Does this make any sense at…

Jessica Wakeman | April 4, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Quickies: Chris Brown Whines About “GMA” & Rachel Zoe Had Her Baby!

Whiny whiner Chris Brown is whining that he feels “Good Morning America” “exploited” him by asking about his domestic violence assault against ex-girlfriend Rihanna, which caused him to smash…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Unfollow Charlie” Sheen Tees Will Raise Money For RAINN

Courtesy of women’s rights activists, “Unfollow Charlie” tees are for sale on — in reference to actor/domestic abuser Charlie Sheen’s Twitter — and proceeds will go to the Rape,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 18, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Quickies: Chris Brown Won’t Apologize For Rihanna Assault & Inside Mariah’s Baby Shower

Chris Brown referred to his domestic violence assault on ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, as a “mishap” in an interview with Page Six Magazine. This charming fellow added, “If I walk around apologizing…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 8:00 pm

Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Tweets Punched Woman Maybe “Deserves” To Be In A Coma

Megyn Kelly, WTF are you thinking? Regarding a tragic news story in which a NYC man punched and put a woman into a coma over a disputed parking space, the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: John Wayne Bobbitt And His Severed Penis Visit “The View”

John Wayne Bobbitt, the man who notoriously had his penis cut off by his then-wife, Lorena Bobbitt, because he allegedly raped her and had allegedly been physically abusing her,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Does No One Care Chris Brown Is Performing On “Saturday Night Live”?

Chris Brown is hosting “Saturday Night Live” tomorrow night and no one cares.

I would have thought that, even after two years have passed since he beat the crap

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2011 - 2:40 pm

What Obama’s “State Of The Union” Address Said, And Didn’t Say, About Women

You may have watched President Obama’s “State of the Union” address in person. Me? I watched the first episode of season one of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” (It had…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Mel Gibson Criminal Charges For Domestic Abuse Are Imminent, Radar Claims

Prosecutors are ready to file criminal charges of domestic violence against Mel Gibson, reports. Thank goddess: I was afraid Mel Gibson would get a slap on the wrist, typical…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2011 - 3:15 pm
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