History of teen dating violence
Her lawsuit detailed how the production “provided unlimited alcoholic beverages” and encouraged “outrageous behavior.” Viacom blamed Cooley in a court filing, saying she “was frequently intoxicated (to an extent far greater than other contestants), rowdy, combative, flirtatious, and on multiple occasions intentionally exposed her bare breasts and genitalia to other contestants.” They settled in 2012.2012: Two Hantzes expelled from CBS shows for violence villain Russell Hantz’s brother, Willie Hantz, was expelled from the Big Brother house after head-butting another contestant.You think I won’t go out of my way to come to your house?
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.
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.
Frank later apologized but insisted he was joking: “My intentions were all good.” As far as we know, producers didn’t interfere to stop the harassment on camera.
2016: Chad Johnson sent home from Bachelor in Paradise after threats Chad Johnson was sent home from not by producers, but by Jo Jo, after his aggressive and cruel verbal taunting of the other men culminated in his threatening Jordan by saying, “When you go home, you think I can’t find you?
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).