Just last week, a confession was made by Mel Gibson that he did, in fact, slap Oksana but according to Gibson, he slapped her for her own good…I’m not making this up, folks. He really did say that.
I have worked with the issue of domestic violence for 25 years and thought I was immune from the heart-wrenching ache when seeing what one human being can do to another. I learned I’m not. Like many, I was drawn to yet sickened by the alleged tape recordings of Mel Gibson’s raging statements to his former partner and mother of his child. Unfortunately, as distressing as the calls were, I found that nothing he allegedly said or did is unusual for a batterer.
According to Bill O’Reilly, Amanda Terkel is a “villain” because “she observed
that Factor host Bill O’Reilly blamed an 18-year-old for her own rape
and murder on air and subsequently agreed to host a fundraiser for [the
Alexa Foundation,] a non-profit group that supports rape survivors.”