The 15 second video showing a white police officer aggressively slamming, dragging a young Black female student from Spring Valley High has created an outrage on social media and even celebrities are weighing.
While people around the world have taken to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to express their reaction to yet another reckless, egregious, non-defendable crime, it’s Cher’s post that has gotten quite the buzz.
The famous singer shared a passionate message on Twitter, slamming those who are suggesting we need to hear the entire side of the story before pointing the finger at Deputy Ben Fields.
“Teen girl in classrm thrown around like rag doll,” she wrote. “Every1 on TV saying“we can’t see what she did b4 video”Who gives a flying Fk!!!She’s a CHILD.”
The singer even clapped back at a Twitter user who claimed that the victim, who has not been identified, “deserved it.”
“Heartless b*tch … table for One,” she wrote.
According to reports, Fields was called to the classroom in Columbia South Carolina to help with a disruptive student that was refusing to leave class. Cell phone footage shows the Fields and the victim talking before he all of a sudden grabs her, flips her desk over, throws her to the ground, drags her across the floor before putting her in cuffs.
Following the incident, which the chairman of the school board calls “extremely disturbing,” the officer was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. On Wednesday, it will be determined whether or not he will be fired.
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Cocktails & Coins! Inside Aisha Tyler’s Wild Life After Divorce & Departure From ‘The Talk’
Aisha Tyler went through a few MAJOR life changes over the past two years and now, the actress is back on top living life to the fullest.
In 2016, Tyler’s college love and husband of 20 years, Jeff Tietjens, filed for divorce from the actress. As if that weren’t an emotional challenge to overcome, Tyler was then ordered to pay Tietjens $31,250 a month in spousal support for the next four years, plus a lump sum of $500k.
Following the emotional split, Tyler’s career then took a big turn when she walked away from CBS’s The Talk. Just eight months ago, the actress left the show to pursue other passions. “I also have three other series (Criminal Minds, hosting Whose Line Is It Anyway? and voicing a character on Archer),” the actress said during the big announcement. “People always go, ‘How do you do all that?’ And I don’t always have an answer.”
While it might sound like Tyler’s woes and 360 of a life might seem completely damaging, it all turned for the better. “The unknown can be very compelling and can be interesting. Instead of thinking about it as change, think about it as dynamism,” she told HipHollywood during the screening of Dwyane Wade’s, Shot in the Dark.
She explained, “You can’t stay the same, your life can’t stay the same. Staying the same is staying in place and staying in place is dying slowly. For me, I always reminded myself I’m not always going to feel this way, it’s not always going to be this tuff.”
“You cannot get through this experience on this planet without a little bit of pain and you need to know that and see that it’s temporary,” Aisha said. “My life is so interesting now and it wouldn’t have been without going through the stuff that I’ve been through. It’s been good for me; all this change.”
The actress is not only the star of some major network shows, but she also is about to launch her new cocktail line, Courage and Stone. “It’s been a really really exciting process,” she told us. “It really came out of my love of cocktails, my love of going to great bars and then going home and being like ‘I don’t know how to do all this.'”
Tyler then admitted that she was a whiskey girl at heart and that when she left the Talk “Julie Chen put me in a whiskey of the month club. She she’s doubled my collection in the last couple of months.”
Set to releae late spring early summer 2018.
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