I’m sure by now you’ve all seen the bus driver video, in which a young woman is brutally assaulted by a bus driver after an exchange of words clearly went awry. It was a viral sensation and the butt of many jokes via social media. When the young woman’s Twitter handle was made public, many users trolled her, telling her that she “got what she deserved.”
We’ve also been subjected to an endless stream of Chris Brown and Rihanna rumors. Despite Brown’s savage attack on Rihanna a few years ago, it appears that he and Rihanna have somewhat reconciled. It also appears that no one has ever forgotten about the beat down he was behind—countless young women make comments about how he’s “so fine, he can beat me any day,” while still others call for public exile.
Chad Johnson, aka Ochocinco, former reality star and NFL player, was exiled to another level after he purportedly headbutted his now ex-wife, Basketball Wives star Evelyn Lozada. VH1 dropped the couples’ show and the Miami Dolphins dropped him from their roster as well, leaving Johnson a newly unemployed newlywed, while a few weeks later, Lozada left the newly unemployed Johnson newly divorced. Meanwhile, Lozada used the experience to talk to her fans about dating violence, advising them to follow her example and leave if they were in an abusive relationship.
Both Brown and Johnson issued apologies for their less then exemplary behavior. Are they really sorry; is it genuine? I won’t speculate—but I will tell you who is not sorry: Def Jam artist and Chicago native Lil Reese, who apparently thinks it is okay to assault women. Read more