Tyra banks teen dating violence
Dedicating her show to the topic of domestic abuse, the talk show host widened her scope beyond the ongoing Chris Brown and Rihanna incident.She invited teens from across the country to share their stories.So, when Tyra Banks first heard the news that Brown had allegedly battered Rihanna last month, her immediate reaction was disbelief.“First when I heard that this alleged thing happened, I didn’t believe it at all,” Banks said on a live broadcast of the Thursday, which was dedicated to addressing domestic violence.“I was like, ‘It’s a rumor.’ ” “When I found out about [the charges], I went back to that interview,” Banks told Winfrey.“I was like, ‘Oh my god, he’s repeating [the cycle of abuse].'” During the live segment on Thursday, Winfrey played a revealing clip from Banks’s show.Phil and Tyra Banks — have dedicated episodes of their shows to address the ugly issue of domestic violence.
She also spoke with Tyra Banks, who shared her experience of being in an emotionally abusive relationship.
On February 8, 2009, police responded to a 911 call alleging domestic violence between singers Chris Brown and Rihanna.
Later that day, both pulled out of planned appearances at the Grammy Awards, and Chris turned himself into police.
and it was almost living hell for her," Banks said.
"The moment her parents separated, the headaches went away." "When you grew up in an environment where there is abuse, it's more acceptable to you," Winfrey said.