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Yung Berg V. Joseline Hernandez

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Yung Berg beats up his girlfriend Masika and, rightfully, gets fired from VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop Hollywood.” Joseline Hernandez, star of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta¬†destroys the set of a reunion show fighting pretty much everyone and gets to go out for dinner afterwards with the show’s creator. Was Yung Berg’s crime that he’s a douchebag who beats women or was it that he’s a douchebag who beats women off-camera? Or was it for beating up a woman while not also being a woman? Do physical assaults hurt less if they’re same sex or if the gender roles are reversed? Are they less dangerous and less humiliating? Continue reading

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“It’s fascinatingly ridiculous. It kinda feels like how y’know when you were like five-years-old and you were playing pretend and started making up things you thought an adult would say. But you’re five and have no clue how that works. That’s why it’s so fascinating because they don’t actually have that excuse for not knowing being that they are adults.” — my friend and illustrator, Jada Prather, on “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s” acting

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