But this is far from the first time a female celebrity or celebrity’s wife has been in the news for violence against a man.Kelly Bensimon, who played in the reality show The Real Housewives of New York City, was arrested for allegedly giving her boyfriend a black eye and a bloody gash.
Women suffer a greater amount of total injuries ranging from mild to serious, but when it comes to serious injuries where weapons and object use come into play, the injury rate may be about the same.
Hundreds of scientific studies support what every experienced law-enforcement officer knows: half the time, it is a case of mutual combat; a quarter of the time only the woman is violent; a quarter of the time only the man is.
The recent news that Emma Roberts was arrested for domestic violence July 7 in Montreal after a fight with her boyfriend, American Horror Story co-star Evan Peters, is merely the latest celebrity case where the man is the victim.
Police were called to their hotel and Evan had a bloody nose, and one source reported a bite mark.
The biggest difference is that male victims find themselves in the same position women were 30 years ago.
Their problem is viewed as of little consequence, or they are to blame, and their are few available resources for male victims.The CDC reported that about one in four women and one in seven men have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner.We need to be realistic about how to deal with intimate-partner violence, based on research and best practices—but that is far from the case.Former NFL quarterback Steve Mc Nair was fatally shot by a girlfriend.There is great similarity between female and male victims and their abusers.Straus and his colleagues found that in minor violence, the incident rates were equal for men and women.