Celebrities – victims of domestic violence

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Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviors in an intimate relationship like marriage, dating, or family. Women are the ones who most suffered from domestic violence. However, a few people know that celebrities like singers are also the victims of such violence.

 


Chris Brown, the star arrested for allegedly assaulting his pop singer girlfriend Rihanna, condemned domestic violence. The singer suffered from visible bruises on her face and identified Brown as her attacker. In the light of the alleged domestic violence incident, it was revealed that Brown’s mother had been physically abused by his stepfather.

 


Brown and Rihanna were scheduled to perform at the Grammys separately.

Brown and Rihanna were scheduled to perform at the Grammys separately.

 

 


Madonna and Sean Penn married in 1985. However, this marriage endured only four years. Penn destroyed her with his drinking and taste for pornography. It was reported that the man once tied her to a chair, hit her with a baseball bat, and threatened to shave her head.

 


Madonna and model Jesus Luz

Madonna and model Jesus Luz

 

 


Paris Hilton and the Backstreet Boys Nick Carter dated for eight months before splitting in July 2004. Paris Hilton told that her ex-boyfriend Nick Carter hit her, leaving the ugly marks on her face and arms. Photos showed her obviously swollen lip and bruises up and down both arms.

 


Hilton gave no indication that violence contributed to the breakup.

Hilton gave no indication that violence contributed to the breakup.

 


Mariah Carey has been affected by the struggle with previous relationships and hinted her ex-husband Tommy Mottola was responsible for her ordeal. She married music executive Tommy in 1993 after he signed her to the music label CBS Records.

 


Mariah Carey, 38, and Nick Cannon, 27, were secretly married at Mariah's new home in Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

Mariah Carey, 38, and Nick Cannon, 27, were secretly married at Mariah's new home in Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

 

 


Mel Gibson was named as a potential suspect in a domestic violence investigation involving Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva. Gibson and Grigorieva had been involved in a custody dispute over their infant daughter.

 


Judge Skeptical of Mel Gibson Abuse Allegation by Oksana Grigorieva

Judge Skeptical of Mel Gibson Abuse Allegation by Oksana Grigorieva

 

 

Related links:

Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence Hurts Everyone

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This article was published on 2010/07/21
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