Domestic violence has a pattern, and many people sucked into the cycle attempt to leave multiple times before it sticks.
Victims of domestic violence may withdraw their charges for many reasons, including being intimidated into it by their abuser, or even out of a sense of needing to protect the man that they love.
However, the couple are fiercely private about their relationship and when the BAFTAs thought it would be a good idea to place a ‘kiss cam’ on the couple, they both refused to conform and left the camera looming on their faces, leading it to be cut from the television broadcast.
n March 2010, Sunawin “Leasi” Andrews filed charges against her boyfriend.
Russell, and Bryan Singer achieve success despite the rumors about each of them abusing or sexually assaulting someone.
Sources close to the situation implied that Andrews dropped the charges because she did not want them to negatively impact her boyfriend’s career.
Leasi Andrews is not alone in this particular story arc.
Rape charges against actor/director Nate Parker have also recently surfaced, causing a huge uproar surrounding the release of his film Previously buzzed about as being an Oscar contender, Parker will likely have to face uncomfortable questions about his allegedly violent past while on the promotional trail for his project.
And he should, because that is what should happen when a famous man has been accused of abuse, no matter how long ago it happened (in Parker’s case, as he is fond of reminding us, it was nearly 17 years ago).To be sure, there are differences between Fassbender and Parker’s alleged abuse.