Posts tagged "domestic violence"

Anthony Michael Hall Accused Of Stalking And Attacking His Ex

Watching “Sixteen Candles” and “Weird Science,” it’s hard to imagine Anthony Michael Hall as anything but a sweet, docile, adorable little dude. But according to the New York Post that…

Kate Torgovnick/ | November 17, 2009 - 3:20 pm

“Hit The Bitch” Web Campaign Is Actually Anti-Domestic Violence, Got It?

Finding new, exciting, and creative ways to tell men that they shouldn’t hit women is tough, ain’t it? Which is probably why a Danish anti-domestic violence group came up with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Rihanna Says She Couldn’t “Be Responsible For Going Back” To Chris Brown

The first part of Diane Sawyer’s interview with Rihanna aired on “Good Morning America” today and her admissions about the abuse she suffered at the hands of ex-boyfriend Chris

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 5, 2009 - 1:10 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

Paris Hilton and Doug Reinhardt: More Alleged Domestic Violence, Celeb-Style

The New York Post is reporting Paris Hilton and her boyfriend, Doug Reinhardt, had a “boozy grapple” after a Halloween party on Friday night that led to what I would…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2009 - 5:20 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

Todd English Strikes Back

Remember when celebrity chef Todd English left his fiancée, Erica Wang, standing at the altar last week, earning him the title of Worst Fiancé Ever? Well, Todd is finally defending…

Ami Angelowicz | October 16, 2009 - 7:00 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

Domestic Violence Jokes Just Write Themselves, Don’t They?

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To celebrate, former baseball player Marcus Giles beat up his wife, while a year ago, his brother Brian was arrested for long-term abuse of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Sometimes You Shouldn’t Mind Your Own Business

On Friday night I was on my way back to my apartment, late at night, with a couple of friends in tow. I live in a really hoppin’ area so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 28, 2009 - 12:15 pm

Wife Handcuffs Herself To Her Husband—And Not In A Sexy Way

I’ve had a lapse in judgment or two which have led to embarrassing acts of desperation in front of a man. But nothing I’ve done has even been quite so…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tila Tequila Accuses Shawne Merriman Of Allegedly Choking Her. Ugh.

A Shot At Love’s Tila Tequila says Shawne Merriman, linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, allegedly choked and restrained her while she tried to leave his house. After Tequila…

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Chris Brown Goes Clubbing After His Sentencing

Not that he’s doing anything right, but a few hours after Chris Brown was sentenced for assaulting Rihanna, he celebrated by heading to a Los Angeles club where he jumped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 27, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Guys Talk About Being Hit By Women

A friend of mine, Daniel, said, recently, a group of men and women in his neighborhood bar for a parade approached him “looking for some kind of fight.” A woman…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2009 - 7:43 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

The Percentages Of Women Who Think It’s OK For Their Husbands To Hit Them

The graph, released by UNICEF and based on data collected between 2001 and 2007, displays the percentages of women, by country, who believe it is OK for their husbands to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 20, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Dating Don’ts: Helping A Friend Who’s Being Hit

“Why does she stay?” is the question most often asked when we hear about someone involved in an abusive relationship. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the least helpful things you…

Judy McGuire | August 13, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Abusive Boyfriend Dies Trying To Kill Girlfriend

In London’s West End, a 30-year-old man threw his girlfriend through the window of a Banana Republic store. Instead of killing her, a shard of glass snapped out and stabbed…

Simcha | August 13, 2009 - 11:10 am

British Youth Get Domestic Violence 101

During grad school, I worked part-time in a gift shop for extra money. I’ll never forget the day glamorous, model-esque bookkeeper Lucy came into work wearing dark Chanel sunglasses. I…

Ami Angelowicz | August 11, 2009 - 8:50 pm

Chris Brown Gets His Slap On The Wrist Today

Boyfriend of the Year Chris Brown is getting his slap on the wrist in a L.A. courtroom today and then appearing on “Larry King Live” (reportedly after Oprah’s camp said

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2009 - 3:20 pm
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