History of teen dating violence
Unverified reports suggest a cast member was sexually assaulted while she was unconscious or so drunk she couldn’t consent, and a producer filed a complaint with the show’s parent company.
Cast member Corinne Olympios has identified herself as “a victim” and said she has no memory of what happened; the other contestant involved, De Mario Jackson, said news reports contain “false claims and malicious allegations.” Production has shut down, and an investigation is underway.
He’d previously verbally assaulted cast members, thrown food at others, and threatened to “knock somebody out.” That same summer, Hantz’s nephew, Brandon, was filming ; he was brought back to compete even though host Jeff Probst acknowledged he was “combustible” (Probst said Brandon passed psychological tests).
Brandon proceeded to destroy his tribe’s food and threaten violence, terrorizing them until they decided to throw a challenge just to get rid of him. Probst instead made it into a sort of dysfunctional talk show segment, asking charged questions even though other contestants were clearly upset.
But of course it happened again: Why else would a volatile person be invited back if not to create dramatic television?
Dating violence is controlling, abusive, and aggressive behavior in a romantic relationship. It can include verbal, emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, or a combination.
Whatever happened on one thing is clear: Violence and assault have been filmed for our entertainment many, many times in the past.
” He was expelled from the house — though not immediately.2007: Eventual cast member Dick Donato used harassment (including racist and homophobic language) and threats toward other contestants as a strategy and took his harassment of one female contestant to the next level by dumping iced tea on her head.CBS and producers did nothing — charged with domestic violence Twenty-year-old Amber Portwood was arrested for felony domestic violence after MTV broadcast footage of her repeatedly physically assaulting her 24-year-old boyfriend Gary Shirley, including punching him while their 1-year-old watched and cameras rolled. Amber remains a cast member on the show, now called cast member Tonya Cooley sued the show’s production company, MTV, and fellow cast members Kenny Santucci and Evan Starkman, saying they “forcibly removed” her bikini top and later, after she’d passed out, assaulted her with another cast member’s toothbrush.Tom Colicchio later called it a “cruel” “act of juvenile intimidation” and said he wanted those four chefs to be eliminated, meaning Marcel would have won by default.
But only Cliff Crooks, who tackled Marcel and put him in a headlock, was sent home.
You think I won’t go out of my way to come to your house?