Skip to comments.American Idol Contestant Brutally Beaten By Gang Of Girls
Posted on 04/16/2011 5:49:56 AM PDT by SkyPilot
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, N.Y. (PIX11) Administrators at Brooklyn Academy High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant canceled Friday's talent show in the wake of a all-girl gang assault on one of the student contestants, PIX 11 has learned.
According to authorities, 17-year-old Shacara McLaurin was brutally attacked by at least five other students on April 1st, one of them hitting her in the face with a padlock wrapped in a sock.
"Yo, b--ch, I got a lock," one of the teen suspects allegedly shouted, as she pummeled McLaurin with the weapon.
"I wasn't able to open my jaw. I wasn't able to talk. I wasn't able to sing," the victim told the New York Daily News.
One of McLaurin's fellow classmates, Jacky Alcine, told PIX 11 he had heard McLaurin rehearse for the talent show and knew she was a favorite to win.
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Yo, Al Sharpton....
how ‘bout taking on a little black on black violence for a change
Don’t hold your breath.
I guess the untalented ghetto losers showed her. Stop trying to be successful, you b***h!
Call for Mr Holder.
The old “lock in a sock.” Very dangerous improvised weapon, easily fatal if delivered by surprise with a full swing.
In my new book, an improvised weapon is a big steel hex nut on a yard of paracord. Fatal.
I guess I’m a bad person.
I didn’t really need to read the article to know the gist of the story.
I guess that makes me a bad person. That’s what they would say, those who are trying to blind us to reality.
Having attended an all black public high school I can tell you first hand that fights are not boys will be boys type of events. They are brutal gang assaults that often lead to serious long term injury or death.
I narrowly escaped such a gang style beating in an area of the school where no staff was present to help me.
They are feral youth with zero respect for life. You can’t reason with them, they only understand violence.
Great way to draw attention to a run-of-the-mill assault story...who hasn't auditioned for 'American Idol' at some point?
Crabs in a bucket!
IOW the people you describe in your post are
After all he did tell them to bring a gun to the fight.
That’s so sad! I’m sorry you had to live through that in your school years.... I blame the parents for not expecting respect from their children! Then it just becomes a vicious cycle.
Given what’s listed in the “Popular Pix” box to the right of the story, who can be surprised? Morality and ethics have long since become a very small portion of American culture.
You have to understand, the parents are in absentia. The children are raised by the gangs they join.
Perhaps I'm putting too fine a point on it, but I think an audition is a far cry from what the sensationalize headline suggests...
Mainstream journalism is truly dead in this country.
Oops — make that the article’s penultimate sentence, not the last one.