Friday, February 20, 2009

Culture of Violence

Brown, Rihanna saga highlights trend of abusive relationships among the young

Kimberly Hayes Taylor / The Detroit News

'He cheated." "She gave him herpes." "He just attacked." "She attacked first."

More than a week after singer Chris Brown was arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend and singer Rihanna, the buzz continues. It may not have been his first brush with violence -- or hers.

Bloggers and other celebrities took sides. People feel sorry for the fresh-faced Brown, who lost his "Got Milk?" and Wrigley's advertisements in the wake of his arrest. Kanye West sounded like he was taking up for Rihanna on Ryan Seacrest's radio show Tuesday, saying, "I don't care how famous she is, or even if she worked at McDonald's, that should have never happened. It should have never come to that place." read entire article here

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