My three top hates are: sexual abusers/rapists/molesters, men who beat women, and women who beat men but say the man beats her. I get heated on these discussions. Very heated.
So, when XXXTencion was shot, I didn’t feel bad for him. Not one bit.
This man beat his girlfriend so badly that she almost went blind in one eye. She went to court to put him away but suddenly claimed she lied and dropped the charges. This is around the same time there was suspicion of jury tampering.
By the way, she was pregnant when he beat her this badly.
Wanna hear the gory horrible details? Here’s a website with a statement and details of what happened. It’s horrifying.
But since he was shot down, we’re suppose to feel sorry for him. We’re suppose to praise his work (which wasn’t that great anyway). We’re suppose to look the other way about his abuse.
He said he was trying to change. The same statement every abusive man says when he wants her back or wants to be seen in a good light. This is why domestic abuse is so prevalent.
Excuses are made, we look the other way. Because you gotta put the art before the person, right?
Should we ignore what R.Kelly has done for years? I remember hearing about what he was doing when I was a preteen. It takes a documentary for anything to happen.
Fuck, he married an underage girl back in the day (Aaliyah). No one said a word.
Should we ignore football players who beat their wives into bloody pulps?
As a society we allow this. If it’s a white man (here’s to you Brock Turner) or famous, we let them have another chance. Another chance to hurt someone else, even kill someone.
Do I think someone should have shot him? Not necessarily. But am I going to mourning this piece of trash?
In a weird way, it hits hard when I see that photo. Not just because of how badly he beat her.
I have the same shirt that she’s wearing in this photo. She’s a human being, just like the rest of us. But society blames her and continues to praise him.
It could happen to me. It could happen to you.
Let’s stop making excuses for shitty behavior.
Let’s stop putting women’s trauma on the back-burner to cater to an abuser.
I came across this article, read it, absorb it, learn from it. It discusses the many ways women are blamed for being assaulted.