domestic violence

Today’s Lady News: More Details On Yeardley Love’s Death

Today we wrote about Yeardley Love, a 22-year-old UVA student who was found dead yesterday morning, and George Huguely, a fellow student with whom she’d been romantically involved and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 4, 2010 - 8:30 pm

UVA Lacrosse Player George Huguely Charged In Death Of Yeardley Love

Shock fell over the University of Virginia campus yesterday when students and faculty learned Yeardley Love, 22, a member of the lacrosse team, had been killed. Police charged George Huguely,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 4, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Domestic Violence Victims Have More Health Care Costs, Says Study

A study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that women who suffered from domestic violence have higher health care costs, even after the abuse ends. Female…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Jenna Jameson Claims Boyfriend Tito Ortiz Threw Her Into A Bathtub

Police responded to a 911 “disturbance” call at porn star Jenna Jameson’s home yesterday — and her boyfriend, UFC fighter Tito Ortiz, was led away in handcuffs for felony domestic

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2010 - 12:10 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

What Does It Feel Like To Be A Male Victim Of Domestic Violence?

The National Centre of Domestic Violencein the U.K. recently launched a campaign to bring awareness about male victims of domestic violence. This is certainly an important mission and the copy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 1, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Threesome Alert: The Charlie Sheen Trial Is About To Get Juicier

Hold onto your hats, folks, because Charlie Sheen’s domestic abuse trial is about to become a bigger, hotter mess. We thought he was in deep doo-doo when he was jailed…

Ami Angelowicz | March 2, 2010 - 3:40 pm

David Patterson Scandal Not Sexy, But Incredibly Icky

A few weeks ago, whispers started that The New York Times was about to publish an expose on New York Governor David Patterson. Given all the political sex scandals in…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 2, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: France Considers Making “Psychological Violence” A Crime

On Thursday night, France’s government approved a proposal to add “psychological violence” to a law that intends to help domestic abuse victims. The proposal does not allow a husband…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Guys: If You See This Girl, Run In The Opposite Direction

Crystal Gail Mangum really knows how to stir up trouble. In case you don’t remember her, she is the stripper who falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of rape back…

Ami Angelowicz | February 19, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Lauren Conrad Wants To Talk To You About Domestic Violence

This week I went to a Mark makeup event in Soho and saw two important things (among others): this new PSA on preventing violence against women and Mark’s…

Erin Flaherty | February 4, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Gary Coleman In Jail For Domestic Violence

You know what sitcom star trend must stop, instantly? Domestic violence. Following in Charlie Sheen’s not-so-shiny footsteps, Gary Coleman of “Diff’rent Strokes” was arrested for domestic violence over the weekend…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 25, 2010 - 3:50 pm

More “Teen Mom” Dysfunction: A Choking Incident And An Arrest

The 54-year-old mother of “Teen Mom” Farrah Abraham was arrested over the weekend for allegedly choking and hitting Farrah while the two argued over childcare. Debra Danielson is now facing…

Annika Harris | January 19, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Why Is Tiger Woods America’s Bad Guy, Not Charlie Sheen?

On Christmas night, I sauntered into the kitchen to pour myself a glass of milk when my dad turned away from the TV to tell me that Charlie Sheen had…

Jessica Wakeman | January 5, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Brooke Mueller’s 911 Call Released

Police have released Brooke Mueller’s 911 call, in which she alleges that her husband, Charlie Sheen, had a knife and threatened to kill her. In addition, police have also given…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 29, 2009 - 12:15 pm

Brooke Mueller Claimed Charlie Sheen Threatened Her With A Knife

Charlie Sheen’s klassy Christmas Day domestic violence arrest just keeps getting more sordid! TMZ claims law enforcement sources said Sheen allegedly threatened his wife, Brooke Mueller, with a knife and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Charlie Sheen Arrested For Domestic Violence On Christmas

Stripper-lovin’ Charlie Sheen is keeping it klassy, as usual. Sheen was arrested in Aspen yesterday for allegedly assaulting his wife, Brooke Mueller, mother to his twin boys. Sheen was released…

Jessica Wakeman | December 26, 2009 - 2:00 am

Who’s Worse For Rihanna: Chris Brown Or Her Manager?

An easy story for GQ would have been just another Rihanna puff piece, like the disappointingly bland one Glamour ran. GQ could have just let Rihanna say, “Domestic violence is…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2009 - 7:00 pm
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